Berger (Meinhard)

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Berger (Meinhard)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Widower Franz Berger, a farmer, and his children (Andreas, age 21; Christian, age 18; Christoph, age 15) are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Boisroux in Household No. 41 along with a note that they had relocated to the colony of Meinhard in 1768.

Son Andreas is recorded on the 1798 census of Orlovskaya in Household No. Or48.

Son Christoph is recorded on the 1798 census of Basel in Household No. Bs32.

The 1767 census records that Franz Berger came from the German village of Geschtet [?].

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): Bs32, Or48.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 170.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies