Maus (Grimm)

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Maus (Grimm)
Маусъ (Grimm)
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Johann Sebastian Maus, son of Johann Jacob Maus from Storndorff near Alsfeld in the Darmstadt area, died 24 June 1766 in Büdingen.

The parents, Johann Jakob & Eva Barbara Maus continued on to Russia, settling in the Volga German colony of Grimm. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 71.

Johann Jakob Maus and his family are recorded on the 1775 census of Grimm in Household No. 2.

In 1796, Johann Heinrich Maus moved from Grimm to Moscow.

The 1767 census records that Jakob Maus came from the German region of Darmstadt.

Christian Jakob Maus from Grimm and his family are recorded on the 1857 census of Wiesenmüller.

The parish register of Büdingen also records on 28 April 1766 the marriage of Elisabeth Maus from Sterndorff [sic] to Johann Conrad Krafft from Rudlos in the area of Riedesel. This couple has not been located among the Volga German colonies.


- 1775 Grimm Census (Household No. 2).
- 1857 Wiesenmüller Census.
- 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): Gm122, Gm166, Mv0804.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #1230.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 83.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1230.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies