Grebe / Krebe

Spelling Variations: 
Grebe
Krebe
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Hermann Grebe, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and sons (Kaspar, age 18; Melchior, age 15) is recorded on the 1767 census of Philippsfeld in Household No. 31 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Zürich in 1768.

Kaspar Grebe and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Zürich in Household No. Zr45.

Melchior Grebe and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Zürich in Household No. Zr35.

Johann Christoph Krebe and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Zürich in Household No. 106.

The 1767 census records that Johann Hermann Grebe came from the German village of Altenmoor.

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): Zr35, Zr45.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 410.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies