Morkel

Spelling Variations: 
Morkel
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Conrad Morckel, son of Hans Georg & Anna Maria Morkel, was married in Spielberg, east-south-east of Büdingen in Hessen, on 2 April 1750 to Anna Katharina (surname unknown). They had a number of children baptized in Spielberg, including Johann Heinrich who was baptized there on 27 December 1753.

Conrad, his wife, and son Johann Heinrich arrived in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 3.

Sources: 

- Parish records of Spielberg.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 140.

Researcher(s): 

Carsten Morkel

Volga Colonies