Dotz (Schwed)

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Dotz (Schwed)
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Orphan Peter Dotz (age 15) settled in the Volga German colony of Schwed on 27 July 1765. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 9 along with his uncle, Matthias Lüdander who was from the Swedish city of Stockholm.

The 1767 census records that Peter Dotz came from the Swedish village of Freiholm [?]. There may be a connection between this Dotz family and the one in the colony of Enders.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 142.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies