Kappell

Spelling Variations: 
Kappell
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Jakob Kappell, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 31 July 1766 aboard a Russian packet-boat under the command of Lieutenant Pyotr Malinkov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Dietel on 1 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 33.

The 1767 census records that Jakob Kappell came from the German village of Trebur near Darmstadt.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 292.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2790.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies