Hannickel

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Hannickel
Ганикель
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Nikolaus Hannickel, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard the snow-brig Frei Gebruder under the command of Skipper Minzberger.

Nicolaus Hanikel [sic] is recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

The widow and sons of Nikolaus Hannickel are recorded on the 1798 census of Laub in Household No. Lb17 along with a note that son Michael Christoph is working in the colony of Straub and son Heinrich Christoph is working in the colony of Beauregard.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Lb17.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #5790.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #6272.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies