Blässer

Spelling Variations: 
Blässer
Blesser
Блєссеръ
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Peter Blässer, his wife, son, and 3 daughters immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) arriving in Fridericia on 1 May 1760.

They are last recorded in the Danish colonies on 26 April 1763. They joined the migration to Russia.

Widower Peter Blaser [sic] and his children (Katharina Elisabeth, age 21; Elisabeth, age 19; Johannes, age 18) are recorded on the 1775 census of the Volga German colony of Schilling in Household No. 40.

The Eichhorns record that Johann Peter Blässer came from the German region of Hessen-Darmstadt.

Sources: 

- 1775 Schilling Census (Household No. 40).
- 1834 Schilling Census (Household No. 118).
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-133.
- 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): Sg041.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies