Berg (Balzer)

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Berg (Balzer)
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Georg Berg, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Balzer on 28 March 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 33.

In 1788, Georg Berg and his family moved from Balzer to Stahl am Tarlyk.

The 1767 census records that Georg Berg came from the German region of Darmstadt.


- 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): St06, Mv0052.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 80.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies