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Andreas Meitner, a craftsman (Handwerker), his wife Anna Barbara, and stepdaughters [surname not recorded] (Anna Maria, age 12; Katharina, age 2½) are recorded on the 1767 census of Schwed in Household No. 12. They had settled in Schwed on 1 July 1766.

The 1767 census records that Andreas Meitner came from the German village of Brünn. His wife Anna Barbara came from the German region of Zweibrücken.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 143.


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