Hei(d)t (Susannental)

Spelling Variations: 
Heit (Susannental)
Heidt (Susannental)
Гейтъ (Susannental)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

[Johann] Georg Heit, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the galliot Anna Katharina under the command of Skipper Johann Joachim Janson.

Joh. Georg Heit is recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Johann Georg Heit, a farmer, and his wife Maria are recorded on the 1767 census of Susannental in Household No. 21. They had settled there on 3 August 1767.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that [Johann] Georg Heit came from the German region of Hessen. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Bleidenrod.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 263.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3936.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #5249.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies