Henze (Boisroux)

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Henze (Boisroux)
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Christian Henze, a farmer, his wife Elisabeth, and children (Gottlieb, age 17; Christina, age 12) are recorded on the 1767 census of Boisroux in Household No. 13. They had settled there on 7 June 1767.

In 1788, Gottlieb Henze and his families moved from Boisroux to Reinhard. The widow and children of Gottlieb Henze from Boisroux are recorded on the 1798 census of Urbach in Household No. Ur08.

In 1796, August Henze moved from Boisroux to Stahl am Karaman.

The 1767 census records that Christian Henze came from the German region of Dessau.


- 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): Bx47, Sk29, Ur08, Mv0320.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 142.


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