George ECKEL, b. ca 1840, Schlesia, Germany son of Heinrich ECKEL & Anna NEUMANN was married in 1877 at ___, Vic to Johanna Christine KRANZ, b. 1846 Prussia, dau of Johan Gottlieb KRANZ and Johanna Caroline GUNTHER.

George ECKEL paid rates on property at Carapook in 1875.

This couple moved north to the Minyip & Murtoa area of Northern Victoria.

George ECKEL & Johanne KRANZ had the following known family:

  1. Jane Ottilie Ackerly KRANZ \ ECKEL b. 1876, Hamilton, Vic, m. Heinrich GRABASCH
  2. Caroline ECKEL b. 1878, Minyip, Vic, m1. Gotthelf PIPKORN, m2. ___ HAUSLER
  3. Anna ECKEL b. 1880, Minyip, Vic, m. John REID
  4. Amelia \ Amalie ECKEL b. 1882, Minyip, Vic, m. Gustav Heinrich NUSKE
  5. Christiane ECKEL b. 1884, Minyip, Vic,
  6. Heinrich ECKEL b. 1886, Minyip, Vic, m. Bridget DRUM
  7. Friedrich ECKEL b. 18, Minyip, Vic, m. Alice BURTON