Leis (Meinhard)

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Leis (Meinhard)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Georg Leis, a Prussian soldier (preussischer Soldat), and his wife Katharina are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Boisroux in Household No. 40 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Meinhard in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Leis came from the German village of Mörs.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 169.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies