Lapp (Norka)*

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Lapp (Norka)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Heinrich Lapp and his family immigrated to Russia. He died after arrival in Russia. His widow Elisabeth remarried to Johannes Henkel.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Norka on 15 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 23.

Widower Johannes Henkel and his stepchildren (Johann Heinrich Lapp, age 20; Katharina Lapp, age 19; Elisabeth Lapp, age 18) are recorded on the 1775 census of Norka in Household No. 15.

There do not appear to be any surviving male descendants of this Lapp family.


- 1775 Norka Census (Household No. 15).
- 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): Fk071.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 234.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies