Wilhelm Seibel was born in 1749 in Rudigsheim, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Hesse, Germany. Wilhelm married Katharina, who was born in 1750 in Germany. Wilhelm and Katharina. Wilhelm and Katharina immigrated to Belowesch, Chernigov, Ukraine, Russia in 1775. Due to records being either in German or Russian, I have not been able to obtain very much information.
Wilhelm and Katharina's children: 1. Ludwig Johann Seibel; b. 1785; died April 24, 1857; m. Anna Katherina Mueller
LudwigJohann Seibel (1785 - April 24, 1857) Anna Katherina Mueller (1789 - )
Ludwig was born in 1785 in Belowesch, Chernigov, Russia. His parents were Wilhelm Seibel and Katharina Weber. He married Anna Katharina Mueller who was born in 1789 also in Belowesch. Anna Katharina's parents were Michael and Katharina Mueller. Michael Mueller was born in 1753 in Kuhlberg, Germany and died Abt. 1808 in Belowesch, Russia. Katharina Mueller was born in 1767 in Prussia.
They had five children in 14 years. Ludwig died on April 24, 1857, in Russia, at the age of 72. Ludwig and Anna's children: 1. George Seibel; b. 1806 2. Katherina Margeretha Seibel; b. 1808 3. Ludwig Johann Seibel; b. 1811 4. Johanna Maria Elisabeth Seibel; b. 1817 5. Johann Konrad Seibel; b. 1823; d. May 5, 1897; m. Catherina Elizabeth Baumbach
Johann Konrad Seibel (1823 - May 05, 1897) Catherina Elizabeth Baumbach (December 9, 1824 - 1879)
Konrad was born in 1823 in Temesch, Crimea, Ukraine, South Russia. He was the son of Johann Ludwig Seibel and Katherine Elizabeth Char Marks. He died in Temesch on May 05, 1897. Konrad married Catherina Elizabeth Baumbach on October 23, 1841 in Grunau, Ekaterinoslav, Russia.
Catherina was born on December 9, 1824 in Rudeneweise, Russia. Her parents were Heinrich Johann Georg Baumbach and Katherina Margaretha Dell. Catherina Elizabeth died in 1879 in Temesch, Crimean Peninsula, South Russia. Heinrich Baumbach was born in 1800 in Rundewiese, Belowesche, Chernigov, Russia. He died on September 25, 1851 in Grunau, Aleksandrovsk, Ekaterinoslav, Russia at the age of 51. Katherina was born in 1805 in Chernigov, Russia and died in 1850 in Temesch, Crimea, Ukraine, South Russia.
Konrad and Catherina's children: 1. George Seibel 2. Lenhart Seibel 3. Ludwig Seibel 4. Johannes Christian Seibel 5. Heinrich Karl Seibel; b. March 20, 1863; d. June 17, 1949; married Elizabeth Bechthold 6 . Elizabeth Seibel 7. Konrad Seibel 8. Heinrich Seibel 9. Charlotte Seibel 10. Michael Seibel 11. Johannes Seibel
Heinrich Karl Seibel (March 20, 1863 - June 17, 1949)
Elizabeth Bechthold (August 04, 1864 - March 12, 1942)
Karl, he never went by his first name of Heinrich, was born March 20, 1863 in the Colony of T(D)emesch, Krimm (Krimm is short for Crimea), South Russia to Johann Konrad and Elizabeth Baumbach Seibel. He was the youngest of seven children, brothers Heinrich, Conrad, George, Lenhart, Ludwig and Johannes, and sister Elizabeth.
Karl "chose" to marry Elizabeth Bechtold who lived in the Colony of Byten, about 30 miles from Temesch. Elizabeth's parents were Margaret Farber Bechthold and Heinrich Bechthold. Karl had become friends with Heinrich and Margaret before "choosing" Elizabeth to marry. At that time, most marriages were arranged between parents or matchmakers. It is not for certain whether Karl personally picked or was parentally planned, but the match was reported to the pastor of their church and announced in open church services three Sundays in succession before the wedding. Elizabeth and Karl were married October 3, 1880. They lived in the colony of Temesch with Karl's father, Konrad, for another 13 years. During this time they had six children. They were: 1. Kathrine, b. February 2, 1883 2. Maria, b. March 29, 1885 3. Elizabeth, b. May 18, 1887 4. Konrad, who died in infancy 5. Karoline, b. January 16, 1891 6. Twin sister to Karoline who died at birth
George Karl Seibel (July 11, 1903 - October 02, 1980) Charlotte Littau (November 07, 1907 - September 16, 1998)
George was born in Temesch, Crimea, Ukraine, South Russia on July 11, 1903. George immigrated to the United States on November 12, 1903. He died October 2, 1980 in Booker, Texas. He married Charlotte Littau on April 13, 1925 in Booker, Texas. Charlotte was born on November 07, 1907 in Fairview, Oklahoma and was the daughter of Abraham Littau and Elizabeth Gudi. George died on October 2, 1980 in Amarillo, Texas while in the hospital. He is buried in the Heart Cemetery, Booker, Texas. Charlotte died September 16, 1998 in Bethany, Oklahoma and is buried beside George in the Heart Cemetery, Booker Texas. The 1910 and 1920 Census records George's home as Herr, Sheridan, North Dakota. The 1930 census states his home as Precinct 2, Lipscomb, Texas living with Charlotte's parents, Fred and Elizabeth Buxman. The 1940 census shows George owns his property located in Rural, Lipscomb, Texas; he was a naturalized citizen with the highest grade completed was the 7th grade. George was a farmer and together with Lottie owned the Seibel Truck Stop café in Perryton, TX in the 1960s. Lottie was a fantastic cook. She was known for her bierox, cinnamon rolls, and stuffed cabbage. Roy remembers Lottie letting him cut french fries for the restaurant using the steel potato cutter. Their address in 1980 was 509 S. Main, Booker, TX 79005. He was a farmer. George's will was recorded in Volume 39 Page 606 County of Lipscomb, Texas on January 06, 1979. Probate was October 15, 1980 recorded Application for Probate of Will; Lipscomb County, Volume 410, Page 674. George and Lottie's children were: 1. Dorothy Mae Seibel (June 29, 1926 - June 13, 1967); married Luther Case 2. Georgia Luella Seibel (January 12, 1932 - October 17, 1974); married Lawson Mowles 3. Lee Roy George Seibel (b. May 20, 1934; d. September 14, 2003) 4. Carl Abraham Seibel (January 08, 1946 - November 18, 1982)
Sources: American Historical Society of Germans From Russia. http://ahsgr.org/index.htm The Foundation for East European Family History Studies http://feefhs.org/ Russia, Select Marriages 1793-1919 Journal of the American Historical Society of Germans From Russia Volume 8, No. 2 Summer 1985 Odessa, A German-Russian Genealogical Library; St. Petersburg Archives; Neusatz Decade Files. http://www.odessa3.org/collections/stpete/neusatz/link/neus186b.txt