Knorr (Schwab)

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Knorr (Schwab)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Heinrich Knorr, a farmer, his wife Julianna, and daughters (Eva Katharina, age 14; Barbara, age 13; Elisabeth, age 7; Anna Elisabeth, age 6) are recorded on the 1767 census of Schwab in Household No. 28. They had settled there on 12 September 1767.

The 1767 census records that Johann Heinrich Knorr came from the German village of Teschow.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 133.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies