Koch (Norka-2)*

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Koch (Norka-2)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Abraham Koch, a craftsman (Handwerker), and his wife Albertina Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Norka on 15 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 91.

Abraham Koch and his wife Albertina Elisabeth are recorded on the 1775 census of Norka in Supplemental Household No. 6. Notes accompanying  the 1775 census record that Abraham Koch is a boot maker and that he has 3 stepsons, but they are not named.

The 1767 census records that Abraham Koch is from the German district of Bieber.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Koch family among the Volga German colonies.


- 1775 Norka Census (Supplemental Household No. 5).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 253.


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