Horch

Spelling Variations: 
Horch
Горхъ
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Horch, a farmer, his wife Anna Margaretha, and son Johannes (age 14) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kutter in Household No. 49. They had settled there on 29 July 1767.

Johannes Horch and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Stahl am Tarlyk in Household No. St24.

Descendants of this family are recorded on the 1834 census of Stahl am Tarlyk in Households No. 9, 31, 63, 103, 116.

There are several Horches recorded on the 1798 census of Warenburg who are believed to be descended from this Johannes Horch.

The 1767 census records that Johann Horch came from the German region of Hanau.

Sources: 

- 1834 Stahl am Tarlyk Census (Households No. 9, 31, 63, 103, 116).
- 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): St24, Wr038, Wr119.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 488.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

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