Bichner / Büchner (Bauer)

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Büchner (Bauer)
Bichner (Bauer)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Anton Büchner, a farmer, and his wife Anna Katharina settled in the Volga German colony of Bauer on 20 July 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 22.

The 1767 census records that Anton Büchner came from the German village of Biebelsheim in the Kurpfalz.


- 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): Br42.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 121.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies