Gige

Spelling Variations: 
Gige
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Pre-Volga Origin: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Widower Lastinus Gige [?], a sheepskin tanner (Schaffelgerber), settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 3 August 1767. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 174.

The 1767 census records that Lastinus Gige [?] came from the German village of Eisenach in the region of Sachsen (Saxony).

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 312.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies