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Johann Just Gath, a single farmer, settled in the Volga German colony of Bangert on 1 July 1767. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 32.

Johann Just Gatt and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Bangert in Household No. Bg19.

The death of Johann Just Gatt in 1798 is recorded on the 1811 census of Bangert in Household No. 19.

The 1767 census records that Johann Just Gath came from the German village of Philippstein in the Nassau-Weilburg region.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Bg19.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 113.

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Pre-Volga Origin

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