Asplef*

Spelling Variations: 
Aschplef*
Ashblef*
Asplef*
Асплевъ*
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Aschplef, a farmer, and his wife Louisa settled in the Volga German colony of Dobrinka on 29 June 1764. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 17.

Georg Aschblef and his wife Louisa are recorded on the 1798 census of Dobrinka in Household No. 17 along with stepson Johannes Bieg [Büge].

The 1767 census records that Georg Aschplef came from the Finnish province of Uloa.

There are no surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.

Sources: 

- 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): Db17.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 318.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies