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The Henckel/Henkel Family 1500-1900
17 generations of a distinguished family

The Henkel family line includes many prominent Lutheran ministers. Their line can be traced back to Reformation times. An ancestor, Count Conrad Henkel von Donnersmarck was a contemporary of sixteenth century reformers. The first Henkel known to have come to America was Anthonius Jacobus Henckel, known in America as Anthony Jacob Henkel. He was a Lutheran pastor who arrived about 1717-18 and was the ancestor of no less than 25 Lutheran pastors listed in this report. Sketches of Henkels found in this study are limited to his descendants.

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Created 19 Apr 2007 by Derick S. Hartshorn, III
with RootsMagic Genealogy Software