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  • Annetje Decker (1674 - 1717)
  • Clarissa Young (1828 - 1889)
    "...Clara Decker Young was born July 22, 1828 at Freedom, Cattaraugus County, New York, the daughter of Isaac Decker and Harriet Page Wheeler. The Decker family moved to Ohio, Missouri, thence to Illin...
  • David Decker (1815 - 1886)
  • Isaac Decker (1840 - 1916)
    "...Decker, Isaac Perry – (3rd Ten) One of two children in the first company, he was born Aug. 7, 1840, in Winchester, Scott Co., Ill., to Isaac and Harriet Page Wheeler Decker. His mother and father d...
  • Jacob Janse Dekker (1658 - 1720)
    Decker, Jacob Jansen Birth : 17 NOV 1658 Kingston, Ulster County, New York Death : 1720 Kingston, Ulster County, New York Gender: Male Parents: Father: Decker, Jan Broersen Lt. Mother: Jaco...

About the Decker surname

German: occupational name for a roofer (thatcher, tiler, slater, or shingler) or a carpenter or builder, from an agent derivative of Middle High German decke ‘covering’, a word which was normally used to refer to roofs, but sometimes also to other sorts of covering. Modern German Decke still has the twin senses ‘ceiling’ and ‘blanket’.