Jordan (Meinhard)

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Jordan (Meinhard)
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Johann Jordan and Anna Elisabeth Winterhaller [sic] married 8 September 1766 in Lübeck.

Johann[es] Jordan and his family immigrated to Russia. They arrived in the colony of Boisroux on 17 August 1767 and are recorded ther eon the 1767 census in Household No. 45. They relocated the following spring to the colony of Meinhard.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Jordan came from the German village of Hausdorf.


- 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): Mn20.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #129.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 170.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies