Bregenzer

Spelling Variations: 
Bregenzer
Брегензеръ
Brechhenser
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Konrad Bregenzer, his wife Anna, and their daughter Elisabeth (age 7) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Franz Nicolaus Schröder.

Conrad Brechhenser [sic], his wife Anna Margaretha, and daughter Elisabeth (age 8) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Konrad Bregenzer, a mason (Maurer), his wife Margaretha, and daughter Elisabeth (age 9) are recorded on a list of Beauregard recruits appended to the 1767 census of the Volga German colonies in Household No. 12.

Konrad is recorded on the 1798 census of Zürich in Household No. Zr24.

The 1767 census records that Konrad Bregenzer came from the German village of Altenhausen.

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): Zr24.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 351.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6898.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4824-4826.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies