Lung

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

Johann Wilhelm Lung and his brother Georg Heinrich are recorded on the 1798 census of Straub in Household No. Sr11.

Johann Philipp Lenk [believed to be Lung], a clerk (Schreiber), and his wife Maria Barbara are recorded on the 1767 census of Straub in Household No. 50. They had settled there on 19 August 1767.

The 1767 census records that Johann Philipp Lenk came from the German village of Fitegen [?] in the Hohenlohe region.

[This surname is translated as "Mong" on the 1798 census of Straub, but Lung confirmed in later generations.]

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): Sr11.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 241.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies