Han(d)schu(h) (Kratzke)

Spelling Variations: 
Handschuh (Kratzke)
Hanschu (Kratzke)
Hahnschuh (Kratzke)
Handschu (Kratzke)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Christian Friedrich Hanschu, a single laborer from Leipzig, settled in the colony of Kratzke on 7 August 1766.  He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 11.

Before 1798, his son Friedrich moved from Kratzke to Merkel.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Mr11.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 452.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies