G. William Volk

b. 1 September 1781, d. 3 April 1860
  • G. William Volk was born on 1 September 1781 in Germany.
  • Johann Peter Schmal and Christina Anna Volk, accompanied by G. William Volk, William Schmal and Charles Schmal, departed on 13 April 1848 from London & Portsmouth aboard the US packet ship London of the Red Swallowtail Line, with merchandise and cabin and 367 steerage passengers, consigned to Grinnell, Minturn & Co.
  • Johann Peter Schmal and Christina Anna Volk appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, with two other blacksmiths living in the household.. Other members of the household included G. William Volk, William Schmal, Charles Schmal and John Peter Schmal.
  • G. William Volk died on 3 April 1860 at age 78.
  • He was interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie County, New York.
  • A single grave marker identifies the graves of Charles Schmal and G. William Volk.
  • Last Edited: 10 Jul 2011