Seckinger

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Seckinger
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Seckinger immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) arriving in the city of Schleswig on 9 May 1761.

He deserted the Danish colonies in July 1763 and joined the migration to Russia.

Michael Sekinger, his wife Anna Elisabeth, and children (Johann Philipp, age 6; Maria Elisabeth, age 6) are recorded on the 1775 census on Household No. 33. Son Philipp Christian [sic] is recorded on the 1798 census of Grimm in Household No. Gm063.

The Eichhorns record that Georg Seckinger came from the German village of "Spöck, Unteramt, Staffort, Oberamt Karlsruhe, Markgrafschaft Baden-Durlach" along with the Konrad Hilfle family.

Sources: 

- 1775 Grimm Census (Household No. 33).
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-1575.
- 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): Gm063.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies