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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Georg Kelchner (age 3) and his sister Rosei [?] Engel [?] Kelchner (age 6) are recorded on the 1767 census of the Volga German colony of Enders in Household No. 19 along with their mother and stepfather, Jakob Brandt.

The 1767 census records that their mother Maria came from the German village of Neustadt in the Wernburg region.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 387.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies