Löwenbrüch

Spelling Variations: 
Löwenbrüch
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Löwenbrüch, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Louis on 14 June 1766 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 23.

In 1786, Konrad Leberich [sic] and his family moved from Herzog to Graf.

In 1788, Johann Löwenbrüch and his family moved from Louis to Beauregard.

The 1767 census records that Johann Löwenbrüch came from the German district of Trier.

There have been a variety of spellings used in various translations of this surname including: Leberich, Lebenbrik, and Levenbrick.

Sources: 

- 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): Bo04, Gf37, Hr04, Mv0821, Mv1585.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 85.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies