Gergins / Hergins
Johann Jacob Jürgens, a farmer, and Maria Elisabeth Köhn married on 30 April 1765 in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lübeck.
Johann Jakob Gergins, a farmer from Lübeck, and his wife Maria Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Bauer on 20 July 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 41.
In 1789, Jakob Gergins and his family are moved from Merkel to Kratzke.
Jakob Gergins from Merkel and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Kratzke in Household No. Kr12.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kr12, Mv1691.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #9.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 1999): 126.