Henkel (Kolb)

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Henkel (Kolb)
Генкель (Kolb)
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Karl Henkel, a farmer, his wife Anna, and daughter Anna (age ¼) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the ship Die Perle under the command of Skipper Thomson.

Friedrich Henkel and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Kolb in Household No. Ko30.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Karl Henkel came from the German region of Zweibrücken.

[Some documents erroneously record this surname as Engel.]


- 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): Ko30.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #1008.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #0420.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies