Beitnitz (Enders)

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Beitnitz (Enders)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Andreas Beitnitz, his wife Anna Maria, and sons Hans Christian, Hans Peter, and another Hans Peter settled in the Volga German colony of Enders.

Andreas died and his widow Anna Maria remarried to Georg Stenaben. They are recorded on the 1767 census of Enders in Household No. 29 along with the two sons named Hans Peter. Oldest son Hans Christian is recorded in Household No. 30.

The 1767 census records that the Beitnitz family came from the village of Schleswig in the Holstein region.

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): En32.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 390.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies