Haas (Norka)

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Haas (Norka)
Гасъ (Norka)
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Johann Jacob & Catharina Elisabetha Haas had three children: (1) Anna Eva, confirmed in 1766 in Rinderbügen; (2) Anna Elisabetha, born 16 October 1758, baptized 22 October 1758 Rinderbügen; and (3) Johann Conrad, born 7 May 1762, baptized 9 May 1762Rinderbügen.Catharina Elisabetha's mother Catharina accompanied the family to Russia. 

Widow Katharina Haas, her children (Anna Eva, age 14; Anna Elisabeth, age 8; Konrad, age 5), and her mother Katharina [surname not recorded] arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard the pink Slon under the command of Lieutenant Sergey Panov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Norka on 15 August 1767 where Katharina remarried to Kaspar Weigandt and is recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 10 [See Weigandt Family].

Konrad Haas from Norka is recorded on the 1798 census of Pobochnaya in Household No. Pb18.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Katharina Haas came from the German district of Isenburg.


- Decker, Klaus-Peter. Die Auswanderung von 1766/67 aus der Grafschaft Ysenburg-Büdingen nach Russland (p. 122).
- 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): Pb18.
- Parish register of Rinderbügen.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 230.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4093.
- Stumpp, Karl. The Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763 to 1862 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1982): 132.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Maggie Hein

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies