Hoffmann (Frank-1)

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Hoffmann (Frank-1)
Гофманъ (Frank-1)
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Johann Heinrich Hof(f)mann married on 22 October 1765 in Michelstadt to Margaretha Elisabeth Göttman from Kirchbrombach.  Following their marriage, they resided in Langenbrombach.

They immigrated to Russia and settled in the colony of Frank on 1 September 1767.  They are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 90.

The 1767 census records that Johann Heinrich Hoffmann came from the German village of Langebranich [?] in the Erbach 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): Fk081, Fk082.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 433.


Maggie Hein

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies