Huss

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Huss
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johannes Huss, a farmer, his wife Anna Margaretha, and son Johann Valentin (age 2) are recorded on the 1767 census of Volmer in Household No. 32. They had settled there on 18 July 1766.

Johannes Huss is recorded on the 1798 census of Volmer in Household No. Vm46 along with a note that he is working in Dehler.

Valentin Huss and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Volmer in Household No. Vm12.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Huss came from the German village of Offenbach in the region of Kurpfalz.

Sources: 

- 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): Vm12, Vm46.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 291.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies