Michaelis (Katharinenstadt)

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Michaelis (Katharinenstadt)
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Johann Wilhelm Michaelis settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 2 December 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 173 along with a note that his wife and 4 children remained back in Nordhausen.

The 1767 census records that Johann Wilhelm Michaelis came from the German village of Nordhausen in the region of Thüringen.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 312.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies