Göringer (Hölzel)

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Göringer (Hölzel)
Герингеръ (Hölzel)
Göhringer (Hölzel)
Geringer (Hölzel)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Göhringer, a farmer, his wife Cunigunda, and son Just (age ¾) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Heinrich Sager.

Johann Goeringer [sic], his wife Cunigunda, and son Tobias (age 1) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that Tobias died en route.

Johannes Göringer, a butcher (Fleischer), and his wife [new] Barbara are recorded on the 1767 census of Hölzel in Household No. 43 along with orphaned nephew Johann Korger (age 10). They had settled there on 11 September 1767.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Göringer came from the German village of Ostendorf in the Bamberg region.


- 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): Hz01.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 119.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #6172.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #7705-7707.

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Volga Colonies