Dietz (Leitsinger)

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Georg Dietz, a farmer, his wife Barbara, and children (Dorothea, age 13; Bernhard, age 6; Kunigunda, age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766.

Georg Dietz, his wife Barbara, and children (Dorothea, age 13; Bernhardt, age 6; Kunigunda, age 3) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Leitsinger on 19 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 45.

Bernhardt Dietz is recorded on the 1811 census of Neu-Kolonie in Household No. 50 along with a note that he had been missed on the 1798 census.

The 1767 census records that Georg Dietz came from the German village of Amlingstadt in the Bamberg district.


- 1811 Neu-Kolonie Census (Household No. 50).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 70.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5794.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #6501-6505.

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