Klein (Kaneau)

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Klein (Kaneau)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Heinrich Klein, a farmer, his wife Agnessa, and children (Anna Elisabeth, age 13; Maria Katharina, age 10; Heinrich, age 9) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 82. They had settled there on 3 August 1767.

The 1767 census records that Heinrich Klein came from the German village of Wiederwellstadt [Nieder-Wöllstadt?] in the Riedesel region.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 262.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies