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Johannes Hege was born in approximately 1787. He served in Napoleon's army and fought against the Russians.

He was captured by the Russians, and in 1812, was settled in the Volga German colony of Bettinger. He is recorded on the 1834 Bettinger Census in Household No. 130 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Susannental. He is recorded on the 1834 Susannental Census in Household No. 27.


- 1834 Census of Bettinger.
- 1834 Census of Susannental.
- Belousov, S.V. "Prisoners of war of Napoleon's army in the Volga region: the arrangement, content, relationships with the local population." Bulletin of the Samara State University, No. 1 (Samara, Russia: Samara State University, 2006): 48-55.



Brent Mai

Entry in the 1834 Bettinger Census recording Johannes Hege in Household No. 130
and his move to Susannental.
Source: Brent Mai.

Entry in the 1834 Susannental Census recording Johannes Hege in Household No. 27.
Source: Brent Mai.

Volga Colonies