Huck (Kutter)

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Huck (Kutter)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Stephan Huck, son of Johann Melchior Huck & Christine Herchenröder, was born on 27 March 1741 in the German village of Birstein in the Principality of Isenburg.

Stephan Huck who also arrived from Lübeck at the port in Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.  He and his wife, however, settled in the Volga German colony of Kutter on 8 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 21.

The movement tables of the 1798 census record that Stephan Huck and his family moved from Kutter to Sarepta in 1792. Other documents record that Stephan Huck received authorization to move to Sarepta on 27 March 1791, and that he and his family arrived in Sarepta on 23 May 1791. Records in Sarepta record that Johann Melchior Huck, son of Stephan Huck & Elisabeth Reifschneider, had been born in Kutter on 21 February 1772.

Johann Stephan Huck died on 25 December 1819 in Sarepta. The funeral was on the December 28th.


- 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): Mv1473.
- Parish records in Sarepta.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 481.


Karl Becker

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