Michel (Huck)

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Michel (Huck)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Eloiß and Anna Barbara Michel had the following children, each born in the German village of Fischborn: (1) Johann Adam, born 27 June 1759 and (2) Eva, born 6 June 1763.  Their baptisms are recorded in the parish records of Unterreichenbach.  The family immigrated to Russia.

Eloiß died in route, and Anna Margaretha remarried to Johannes Schneider.  They and the two Michel chidren settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767, and are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 47.

Sources: 

- Huck Communion Register (1836-1845), Households Nos. 20 & 25.
- Parish records of Unterreichenbach.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 152.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Fabian Zubia Schultheis

Maggie Hein

Volga Colonies