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Joseph Einschenk [sic], a farmer, his wife Elisabeth, and son Mattias (age 13) are recorded on the 1767 census of Leichting in Household No. 31. They had settled there on 14 May 1767.

In 1796, Joseph Heinschenk and his family moved from Leichtling to Husaren.

Joseph Heinschenk, his wife, and daughter Christina Bruhl née Heinschenk are recorded on the 1798 census of Husaren in Household No. Hn07.

The 1767 census records that Joseph Heinschenk came from the German village of Straubing.

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


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Hn07, Mv1554.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2003): 58.

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