Georg Bœckel & Anna Catharina Müller were married on 17 April 1766 in the Lutheran Church of Büdingen.
Johann [Georg] Beckel, a farmer, and his wife Anna Maria [sic] arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the snow-brig Die Frau Dietrika under the command of Skipper Joachim Friedrich Luhn.
Georg Beckel, a farmer, and his wife Anna Katharina are recorded on the 1767 census of Kutter in Household No. 46. They had settled there on 8 July 1767.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann [Georg] Beckel came from the German region of Darmstadt. The 1767 census records that he came from the German region of Hessen.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kt24.
- 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): #546.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 487.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6100.
Entry from the Oranienbaum passenger list recording the arrival in Russia of Johann Beckel and his family (No. 6100).
Source: Brent Mai.