Mack (Kraft)*

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Mack (Kraft)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Melchior Mack from Anspach & Anna Maria Dietz from the area of Lauterbach were married on 28 May 1766 in the Lutheran Church of Büdingen.

Melchior Mack, a butcher (Fleischer), his wife Anna Maria, and daughter Georgina (age 1) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kraft in Household No. 3. They had settled there on 18 August 1767.

The 1767 census records that Melchior Mack came from the German region of Ansbach.

There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.

Sources: 

- 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): #670.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 394.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies