Maurer (Nieder-Monjou)*

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Maurer (Nieder-Monjou)*
Мауреръ (Nieder-Monjou)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann[es] Maurer, a single cobbler (Schuhmacher), is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 63. He is believed to have settled in Nieder-Monjou.

In 1786, Johannes Maurer and his family moved from Nieder-Monjou to Fischer.

Johannes Maurer from Nieder-Monjou and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Fischer in Household No. Fs34.

Johann[es] (junior) Maurer is recorded on the 1834 census of Fischer in Household No. 5.

Johannes (junior) Maurer is recorded on the 1850 census of Fischer in Household No. 7.

Johann[es] (junior) Maurer is recorded on the 1857 census of Fischer in Household No. 7.

The 1767 census records that Johann[es] Maurer came from the German region of Tübingen.

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

Sources: 

- 1834 Fischer Census (Household No. 5).
- 1850 Fischer Census (Household No. 7).
- 1857 Fischer Census (Household No. 7).
- 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): Fs34, Mv1904.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 274.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies