Bechthold (Kutter)

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Bechthold (Kutter)
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Markus Bechthold and his family immigrated to Russia from the German village of Hintersteinau.  They arrived in the Volga German colony of Kutter on 29 July 1767 where they are recorded on the 1767 Census in Household No. 50.


- 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): Kt66.
- Müller-Marschhausen, Ernst. “Russland-Auswanderer aus dem Bergwinkel um 1766 und die Spurensuche nach ihrer Rückkehr im 20. Jahrhundert.” [Online]
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 488-489.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies