Hei(d)t (Susannental)

Spelling Variations: 
Heit (Susannental)
Heidt (Susannental)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
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.

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.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies