Settled in the Following Colonies:
Discussion & Documentation:
Michael Hensel, a miller (Müller), and his wife Walpurga are recorded on the 1767 census of Leitsinger in Household No. 71. They had settled there on 12 May 1767.
The 1767 census records that Michael Hensel came from the German village of Gitting [?] in the Duchy of Pfalz-Neuburg.
There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 75.
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