Götz (Schönchen)

Spelling Variations: 
Götz (Schönchen)
Гецъ (Schönchen)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Jakob Göter [sic], his wife Margaretha, and son Johann (age ½) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 21 September 1766.

Jacob Götzer [sic], his wife Margaretha, and son Joh. Friedrich (age ½) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that his son Joh. Friedrich died en route.

Jakob Götz and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Schönchen in Household No. Sn08.

The death of Jakob Götz in 1816 is recorded on the 1834 census of Schönchen in Household No. 92.


- 1834 Schönchen Census (Household No. 92).
- 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): Sn08, Sn10.
- Oranienbaum passenger list: #6667 [not included in the Kuhlberg published by Igor Plehve].
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #3759-3761.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies