Grass (Stahl am Tarlyk)

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Grass (Stahl am Tarlyk)
Грасъ (Stahl am Tarlyk)
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Pre-Volga Origin: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Kaspar Grass, a weaver (Weber), his wife Ottilia, and sons (Johann Georg, age 20; Johann Friedrich, age 17) are recorded on the 1767 census of Stahl am Tarlyk in Household No. 56.

The 1767 census records that Johann Kaspar Grass came from the German village of Suhl in the region of Sachsen (Saxony).

Sources: 

- 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): St08, St31.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 216.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Immigrated to the following locations: 

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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