Konrad was born on October 17, 1804 in the village of Heuchelheim in the district of Bergzabern in Bayern(Germany) to Balthasar Hieb and Barbara (Kirsch) Hieb. He was the second of his father's 8 children and the second of his mother's 3 children. Konrad was baptized on October 21, 1804.
1816 Neudorf Census: Age 11, living in Neudorf, South Russia with his parents and 3 siblings.
↑ Ancestry.com. Rhineland, Bavaria, Palatinate and Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1556-1973 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016. Transcript: Name: Konrad Hieb; Record Type: Taufe (Baptism); Birth Date: 17 Okt 1804 (17 Oct 1804); Baptism Date: 21 Okt 1804 (21 Oct 1804); Baptism Place: Drusweiler, Bayern (Bavaria), Preußen; Father: Balthasar Hieb; Mother: Maria Barbara Hieb; City or District: Dernbach, Drusweiler u Kapellen; Author: Evangelisch-Reformierte Kirche Annweiler (BA. Bergzabern)Ancestry Record 61112 #873149
↑The Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763 to 1862 Volume I, Karl Stumpp, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, NE, Published 1993; Neudorf, gegr. 1808 (Evang.) Revisionsliste 1816: Nr. 1--121; 1858: Nr. 122--252.