Künzler / Künstler (Krasnoyar)

Spelling Variations: 
Künstler (Krasnoyar)
Künzler (Krasnoyar)
Кинстлеръ (Krasnoyar)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Eberhard Künzler [sic], a farmer, and his wife Maria Katharina settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 82.

The 1767 census records that Eberhard Künzler [sic] came from the German region of Laubach.

The 1798 census records this surname as Kanzler. Later census documents record this surname as Künstler.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Ks077, Ks085.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 437.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies