Zell

Place of origin
Burghaun, Fulda, Hessen, Germany
Description

Johann Georg Zöll (son of Eustachi Zöll) and Anna Barbara Becker (daughter of Wilhelm Becker) married in Burghaun on 17 Nov 1750. The parish records of Burghaun record the births of six children: Johann Wilhelm, born 12 Sep 1751 (died 21 May 1753); Dorothea, born 1 Sep 1753; Anna Maria, born 24 Jul 1756 (died 24 Dec 1758); Johannes, 22 Jul 1759; Anna Barbara, 21 Dec 1761; and Johann Georg, 18 Sep 1764. The couple arrived in Russia with three children on 19 Sep 1766. The family settled in Walter and is reported there in Household #27 (spelled "Sell") on the First Settler's List. 

Sources

- Parish records of Burghaun on Archion.de.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010) p. 415
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2008): p. 301.   
 

Researchers
Maggie Hein
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