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Gottfried Honigmuth [sic], a farmer, and his wife Johanna are recorded on the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 84. They had settled there on 27 August 1766 [probably 17 August 1767].

Gottfried Honigmuth [sic] and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Beauregard in Household No. Bo35.

The death of Gottfried Honigmund in 1829 is recorded on the 1834 census of Beauregard in Household No. 66.

Honigmund seems to be the surname from 1834 going forward.

The 1767 census records that Gottfried Honigmuth came from the German region of Zerbst.


- 1834 Beauregard Census (Households No. 66).
- 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): Bo35.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 262.

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