Huber (Balzer)

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Huber (Balzer)
Губеръ (Balzer)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Ludwig Huber, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and children (Elisabeth, age 14; Martin, age 12; Christian, age 3) immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) arriving in Flensburg on 4 June 1762. They were dismissed from the Danish colonies on 24 april 1765 and joined the migration to Russia.

Ludwig Huber and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Balzer on 28 March 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 23.

The 1767 census records that Ludwig Huber came from the German region of Kurpfalz. The Eichhorns record that Ludwig Huber came from "Käferthal, Oberamt Mannheim, Kurpfalz."


- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-697.
- 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): Bz033, Bz071.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 78.


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