Spelling Variations: 
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Dittler, a hunter (Jäger), his wife Louisa, and son Martin (age 17) settled in the Volga German colony of Boisroux on 7 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 19.

The 1775 census of Kamenka records Georg Dittler in Household No. 81 along with new wife Katharina and sons (Andreas, age 10; Johannes, age 8).

In 1788, Andreas & Johann Georg Dittler moved from Kamenka to Semenovka.

The 1767 census records that Georg Dittler came from the German village of Rücksaal [?].


- 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): Se28, Se60, Mv1085.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 143.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies