The Schmal Documents and

The Kriegsheim Mennonite-Quakers


The first three documents were written by Amtsschaffner Schmal of Hochheim. Copies of the originals of these documents, along with the original Mennonite Census lists, were obtained for me by a dear friend in Germany, Katrin Siegels, from the Generallandesarchiv Karlsruhe, Nördliche Hildepromenade 2, 76133 Karlsruhe, Germany. I am extremely grateful to Paul Michel for quoting exact reference numbers for each item.

1684 Letter regarding the Quakers document 4337/40 - written in July

1684 "Hochgebohrner" document 4337/42 - written in August

1684 Letter regarding the Mennonites document 4337/75a - written in November


There may be more Schmal documents - if so, I will try to get copies and add them to this page.


Kriegsheim Mennonite Census Lists 1664 and 1685

See also 1984 Ruth for additional discussion of these documents




© Cris Hueneke 2001

Updated 7 April 2002