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

Peter Bonaventura Lachert, a cobbler (Schuhmacher), and his wife Margaretha are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Boisroux in Household No. 7 along with a note that they resettled to the colony of Schaffhausen in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Peter Bonaventura Lachert came from the German village of Mannheim in the Kurpfalz region.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 163.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies