Wednesday, November 10, 2010

German Neighbors in 1724

11.   Hans Reinhard Scheckschneider with his wife and two children sailed from L'Orient. His son Jacob was landed in Brest and died there. Son, Albert, must have been one of the German orphans referred to in the 1724 census. He was the progenitor of the Scheckschneider families.

12.   Jean Zweig, his wife and two children came from Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany. The parents probably died before the 1724 census. The daughter married Joseph Verret. Jean Zweig was listed as Jean Labranche on his marriage contract.

13,14,15. Nikolaus, Christian and Conrad Kugel whose parents died in  L'Orient.

16.   Louis Leonhard.

17.   Paul Anton Mueller from Halle.

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