Settled in the Following Colonies:
Discussion & Documentation:
Heinrich Eckel, a farmer, his wife Maria Elisabeth, and sons (Johann Wilhelm, age 17; Sebastian, age 16) are recorded on the 1767 census of Schuck in Household No. 4. They had settled in Schuck on 18 June 1766.
The 1767 census records that Heinrich Eckel came from the German village of Dieburg in the Mainz region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 112
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