Müllecker / Molleker
There are two Müllecker families that settled in the Volga German colony of Brabander on 19 August 1767.
They both arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the galliot Adler under the Skipper Paul Adam Drath.Their relationship to each other, if any, needs further research.
(1) Peter Meliker [sic] and his wife Magdalena are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Peter Müllecker and his wife Magdalena are recorded on the 1767 census of Brabander in Household No. 43.
(2) Johannes Mileker [sic] & Catharina Hengst were married on 20 May 1766 in Roßlau.
Johan Meliker [sic] and his wife Catharina are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Johann Müllecker and his wife Katharina are recorded on the 1767 census of Brabander in Household No. 45.
The 1767 census records that they both came from the German village of Kicklingen in the Kurpfalz region.
- 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): Bn02, Bn03, Bn59.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #975.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 224.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5961a, #5963.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #6671-6672, 6682-6683.