Descendants of Peter Appel

The link below opens a 15 page document detailing my ancestors back to 1717.

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The document was sent to me recently by a woman I met on a Volga Germans social media page. My mother, an Appell, is a direct descendant of the people listed here. They originated in Germany, later emigrated to Russia, and then to the U.S.

My great, great grandparents in the photo were both born along the Volga river.

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Johan Appel and Elisabeth Katharina Kraft

Please feel free to ask questions, share, and discuss what you see on this page.

Comments are welcome below.

Appel submissions are taken using this link.

Thank you!

Heinrich Appel b. 1770 m. Margaretha (2nd wife)

Their son Georg Nicolas Appel b. 1815 m. Eva Maria Ruhl

Their son Johan Appel Sr., b. 1841 m. Elisabetha Katharina Kraft

Their son Leopold Appel b. 1871 m. Amalia Katharina Schmuck

Their son Herman G Appell m. Margaret Adelaide Patterson

Their daughter is my 89 year old mother.

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