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Widower David Eischader [sic], a farmer, settled in the Volga German colony of Göbel on 25 May 1767. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 44.

David Heischäder [sic] and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Göbel in Household No. Gb62.

The 1834 census of Göbel records this surname as Heisscheid.

The 1767 census records that David Eischader came from the German village of Kissing in the Kurmainz region.


- 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): Gb62.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 50.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies