Bernhard Kunkel, from Umstadt, and Anna Elisabetha Ruchling, daughter of Conrad Ruchling, married in Langendiebach on 15 June 1740. Among their children were Johannes, born 13 December and baptized 16 December 1742, and Johann Caspar, born 8 March and baptized 10 March 1745.
Johannes (with his wife Anna) and Johann Caspar arrived in Russia on 8 August 1766. Johann Caspar and his wife Barbara (Dietz) are reported on the Kutter First Settler's List in Family #10. Johannes and Anna are reported on the Kutter FSL in Family #71.
- Decker, Klaus-Peter. Die Auswanderung von 1766/67 aus der Grafschaft Ysenburg-Büdingen nach Russland, p. 145
- Parish records of Langendiebach, HanauLand, Archive of the Evangelical Church of Kurhessen-Waldeck in Kassel, on Archion.de
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010) pp. 210 and 211
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): pp. 478 and 493