Krieger (Rosenheim)

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Krieger (Rosenheim)
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Georg Krieger, a farmer, and his family immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein), arriving in the city of Schleswig on 4 July 1761. They are last recorded in the Danish colonies on 12 January 1765.

Georg Krieger and his family joined the migration to Russia and settled in the Volga German colony of Rosenheim on 15 March 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 58.

The 1798 census of Stahl am Karaman records Matthias Krieger from Rosenheim in Household No. Sk37.

The 1767 census records that Georg Krieger came from the German village of Krizing in the Markgrafschaft Baden-Durlach.


- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-894.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Rm36, Sk37.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 76.


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Volga Colonies