Bruhl (Köhler)

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Bruhl (Köhler)
Броль (Köhler)
Брулъ (Köhler)
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Johann Bruhl, a farmer, his wife Anna Sophia Kujak, and daughters (Anna Christina, age 5; Margaretha, age 3; Magdalena, age ¼) are recorded on the 1767 census of Köhler in Household No. 22. They had settled there on 10 August 1767.

In 1790, Nikolaus Bruhl moved from Semenovka to Husaren.

In 1798, Nikolaus Bruhl moved from Köhler to Husaren.

Wilhelm Bruhl is recorded on the 1834 census of Husaren in Household No. 64 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Schönchen in 1818.

The 1767 census records that Johann Bruhl came from the German town of Danzig.


- 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): Hn07, Mv1345, Mv1790.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 365.

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