Widower Elias Herget, a carpenter (Tischler), and his children (Valentin, age 12; Nikolaus, 10; Eva, age 7) are recorded on the 1767 census of Orlovskaya in Household No. 21. They had settled there on 23 July 1767.
(1) Valentin Herget and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Orlovskaya in Household No. Or54. His son is believed to be recorded there in Household No. Or71.
Andreas Herget is recorded on the 1834 Orlovskaya in Household No. 156.
(2) In 1782, Nikolaus Herget moved from Orlosvkaya to Susannental.
In 1793, Nikolaus Herget and his family moved from Meinhard to Susannental.
Nikolaus Herget from Meinhard and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Susannental in Household No. Ss01.
The death of Nikolaus Herget in 1818 is recorded on the 1834 census of Susannental in Household No. 31.
The 1767 census records that Elias Herget came from the German village of Hellborn.
- 1834 Orlovskaya Census (Household No. 156).
- 1834 Susannental Census (Household No. 31).
- 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): Or54, Or71, Ss01, Mv1675, Mv2148.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 316.