Führ

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

Johann Peter Führ, a farmer, and his wife Anna Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Warenburg on 12 May 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 69.

The widow and children of Peter Führ are recorded on the 1798 census of Warenburg in Household No. Wr059.

The 1767 census records that Johann Peter Führer came from the German village of Langenhain in the Darmstadt region.

Sources: 

- 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): Wr059.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 332.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies