Associated Colonies
Place of origin
Breitenborn, Gründau, Hessen, Germany

Johannes Zitterkopf, son of Conrad Zitterkopf, was baptized on 23 August 1686 in Büdingen. The marriage of Johannes Zitterkopf from Breitenborn and Christina Eichhorn is recorded in the Büdingen parish records on 16 November 1713. Johannes Zitterkopf died on 6 September 1714 at age 28. 

On 2 October 1714, the baptism of Johann Conrad, son of the deceased Johannes Zitterkopf from Breitenborn and his widow Anna Christina is recorded in the parish records of Büdingen.  

The parish records of Spielberg report the marriage of Conrad Zitterkopf from Breitenborn on 19 April 1740. The marriage record does not provide the bride's name. The Spielberg parish records report baptisms of Conrad Zitterkopf's eight children as follows: 
Johann Martin, 17 January 1741
Johann Peter, 10 February 1744
Johann Jost, 7 January 1749
Adam, 16 December 1750
Johann Peter, 7 July 1754
Georg Albrecht, 12 May 1756
Johannes, 4 July 1760
Anna Eleanore, 17 April 1762

The lists of the recruiter Johann Facius include Conrad Zitterkopf, 42 years old from Gettenbach, with his wife and four children, a baker and miller and also a farmer. 

Konrad Zitterkopf is recorded in the 1767 census of Huck in Household No. 58, having arrived there on 1 July 1767. 


- Parish records of Büdingen on Archion.de
- Parish records of Büdingen, FHL Film #1197023
- Parish records of Spielberg on Archion.de
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 154.

Dennis Zitterkopf
additional research by Maggie Hein