Sounds like you've done some good research!
My Beckers start with Jacob Becker of Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany.
He married a Miss Rohrbach and that's about all we know. There aren't any in my family who are familiar…"
"My gg grandparents (McDonough) came to D.C. in the early 1860's. My gg grandmother died in a housefire in 1875 and is buried in Holy Rood cemetery. The cemetery is in horrible condition and the cemetery's records (maintained by…"