Fink / Wenk (Katharinenstadt)

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Fink (Katharinenstadt)
Wenk (Katharinenstadt)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Widow Dorothea Wenk is recorded on the 1798 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. Ka082.

The agricultural census that accompanies the 1798 census recorded her name as Dorothea Fink.

There are no known surviving male lines of this family [either Wenk or Fink] among the Volga German colonies.


- 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): Ka082.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies