The following baptism records for children of Anton Eckert have been found in the German village of Spielberg, today part of the parish of Brachttal: Johann Georg (baptized 23 January 1735); Anna Maria (baptized 5 April 1739); Anna Margaretha (baptized 28 April 1743); Johannes (baptized 25 April 1745); Philip (baptized 10 November 1747); Annalies (baptized 11 October 1750); Johann Heinrich (baptized 23 September 1753); and Johann Peter (baptized 12 June 1757).
Anton and his children arrived in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767 where they are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 9.
- Parish records of Spielberg (Archion.de)
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 141.
Patricia Gayol Windecker