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Wüstwillenroth (Birstein), Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Hessen, Germany
Hitzkirchen (Kefenrod), Wetteraukreis, Hessen, Germany

Johannes Gleiber, the son of Johannes Gleiber and Amelia Kling, was born in Hitzkirchen on 26 June 1740.  Anna Elisabeth Loos, the daughter of Nicolaus Loos and Anna Catharina Müller, was born in Wüstwillenroth on 13 December 1741.  Johannes and Anna Elisabeth had a son Johann Peter, who was born 24 February 1765 in Wüstwillenroth.  The couple married in Lichenroth on 23 May 1765. 

The couple settled in Norka and are reported there on the First Settler's List in Family #90.  Johann Peter must have died at some point prior to their arrival in Norka.  


- Parish records of Lichenroth (including Wettges, Volzberg, and Wüstwillenroth on Archion.de
- Parish records of Hitzkirchen (including Kefenrod, and Burg-Bracht) on Archion.de
- Ancestry.com indexed records of FHL Film Number 1201792 (Hitzkirchen, Kefenrod, and Burg-Bracht)
- Facius List extractions
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2005): p. 253

Roger Burbank
Maggie Hein