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Johann Georg Kaucher, son of Eberhard Kaucher & Eva Eberle, was born on 6 January 1761 in Stein, Baden-Durlach. Johann Georg, his parents and two older siblings immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein).

They left Denmark on 22 April 1765 and joined the migration to Russia. They settled in the Volga German colony of Reinwald on 14 July 1766. They are recorded in Reinwald on the 1767 census in Household No. 26.


- Eichhorn, Alexander and Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The immigration of German colonists to Denmark and their subsequent emigration to Russia in the years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Steinmeier, 2012): 468.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Rw09, Rw23.
- Parish records of Stein (LDS Film #455304).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 36.


Dorothy Fulton

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies