März / Mertz (Beauregard)*

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März (Beauregard)*
Mertz (Beauregard)*
Мерцъ (Beauregard)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johannes März, a farmer, his wife Barbara, and son Konrad (age 13) are recorded on the 1767 census of Beauregard in Household No. 46. They had settled there on 27 August 1766.

The 1767 census records that Johannes März came from the German village of Kirchhausen.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Mertz family among the Volga German colonies.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 189.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies