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Johann [sic] Friedrich Breuninger immigrated from W├╝rttemberg to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) in 1762.

He married there to Sarah Wunderlich who came to Denmark as the maid of Georg Reichert.

Breuninger and his family joined the the migration to Russia and settled in the Volga German colony of Holstein on 2 May 1766.

They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 17. In 1789, Jakob Friedrich Breininger and his family moved from Holstein to Beauregard.

The 1767 census records that Jakob Friedrich Breininger came from the German village of Feglandrintza [?].


- 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-183.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Bo27, Mv0904.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der G├Âttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 130.


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