Meier (Dobrinka-1)*

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Meier (Dobrinka-1)*
Maier (Dobrinka-1)*
Мейеръ (Dobrinka-1)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Jürgen Meier, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and son Johann Georg (age 10) are recorded on the 1767 census of Dobrinka in Household No. 11. They had settled in Dobrinka on 29 June 1764.

The 1767 census records that Jürgen Meier came from the Austrian village of Darabach.

There are no known survivfing male lines of this Meier family among the Volga German colonies.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 316.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies