Spelling Variations: 
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Steinberger's list of those immigrating to Russia from Leisenwald includes the Johannes Altvater family that settled in the Volga German colony of Kutter.

Johannes Altvater and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.  They settled in the Volga German colony of Kutter on 8 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 17.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kt33.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 480.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3209.
- Steinberger, Manfred (translator). "A list of immigrants from Leisenwald to Russia in the year 1766 from Fürst Ysenburg Archive, Büdingen."

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Manfred Steinberger

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies