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Georg Breuner, son of Johann Georg Breuner, immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) arriving in Fridericia on 22 October 1759. He is last recorded in Denmark on 26 April 1763.

He joined the migration to Russia and settled in the Volga German colony of Dobrinka on 29 June 1764. He and his family are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 14.

The 1767 census records that Georg Breuner came from the German village of Prussenbrun [?] in the Kurpfalz region. The Eichhorns' record that the Breuner family came from near Heidelburg.


- 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-182.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 317.


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