Hans (Dönhof)*

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Hans (Dönhof)*
Гансъ (Dönhof)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Hans, a farmer, his wife Anna, and stepsons (Johannes Ort, age 13; Martin Ort, age 11) are recorded on the 1767 census of Dönhof in Household No. 43. They had settled there on 21 July 1766.

The 1767 census records that Georg Hans came from the German region of Holstein.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Hans family among the Volga German colonies.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 352.

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Volga Colonies