Johann Georg I the Elector of Saxony who owned Börln from 1620-1635 and his second wife Magdalena Sybille of Prussia (1586-1659) employed numerous of Roderick Hinkels ancestors:
8th great-grandfather Martin Ratke (ca. 1615 1660 Dresden), privy chamberlain to Johann Georg I and to his son Johann Georg II.
His son in turn, 6th great-uncle Christian Heinrich Erndel (1676 Dresden - 1734 Dresden) was physician to August the Strong.
Courtiers of Johann Georg I Elector of Saxony (1586 - 1656) and his wife Magdalena Sybille of Prussia (1586 - 1659)
Hans Thiele was a son-in-law of 11th great-grandfather Hans Hase, Mayor of Dresden (1525 1591 Dresden).
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Hans Hase was in turn a son-in-law of 12th great-grandfather George Rüger, also a mayor of Dresden (1485 Dresden - 1559 Dresden).
10th great-grandfather Hans Volhart (1546 Dresden 1605 Dresden), Royal Secretary for Land Titles and Courts, ennobled by the Holy Roman Empire Emperor in 1596 in Vienna.
8th great-grandfather Dr. Heinrich Erndel (1595 Regensburg 1646 Oschersleben), son of Heinrich Erndl the Imperial Court Apothecary in Prague who was ennobled by the Emperor in 1617, grandson of Nikolaus Haller, the Augsburg Fugger's factor in Spain, was personal physician to Johann Georg I of Saxony.
He resided in the Scheffelgasse in Dresden and also owned a garden in the Poppitzer Gemeinde.
He was forced to leave Prague, where he was an imperial physician, when the Emperor banished all Protestants in 1626.
His son 7th great-grandfather Dr. Heinrich Erndel (1638 Dresden - 1693 Dresden, buried in the Frauenkirche in Dresden) was physician to Johann Georg III & IV of Saxony.
10th great-grandfather Hans Thiele (ca. 1540 1614 Dresden, buried in the Frauenkirche in Dresden), Steward and Master of the Royal Kitchens in Dresden.
Dr. Heinrich Erndel (1638 - 1693) physician to the Electors Johann Georg III & IV of Saxony, hereditary lord of the manors of Berreuth and Mulda.
Fischer armorial bearings from Siebmacher's Wappenbuch of 1695, IV. Teil pg 63. This was also used on a silver goblet kept in Dresden's City Hall, missing since 1945.
Dresden Mayor Hans Hase's armorial bearings
Kursäschsicher Hausvoigt und Küchenmeister (Electoral Saxon Steward and Master of the Kitchens) Hans Thiele's signature in 1612, with a note recording he died in 1614. In the collection of the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel.
Humorous portrayal of a German cook, from an 18th century engraving
Hans Volhardt (Vollhardt)'s armorial bearings, Austrian National Archives.
His daughter, 6th great-aunt Magdalena Sophia Erndel (ca. 1683 Dresden - 1734 Dresden), mother-in-law of Christian Weinlig (1681 Breslau - 1762 Dresden), mayor of Dresden, was a great-grandmother of 3rd cousin 5 times removed, Christian Theodor Weinlig, (1780 Dresden -1842 Leipzig), advocate, cantor of the Kreuzkirche in Dresden (1814) and of the Thomassschule in Leipzig, composer and teacher of music to Clara Schumann née Wieck and Richard Wagner. Wagner dedicated his first work (piano sonata in B-flat major) to him; to his widow he dedicated his choral work "Das Liebesmahl der Apostel" in F-Major WWV 694.
Richard Wagner 1813-1883
Clara Schumann 1819-1896
Christian Theodor Weinlig 1780-1842
Grave of Christian Weinlig 1681-1762