Nix (Yagodnaya Polyana)*
Philipp Gotthard Nix and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Yagodnaya Polyana in Household No. Yp06.
The agricultural census of 1798 records his name as Gotthard Kniss, but he doesn't appear elsewhere with the other Kniss families.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Nix family among the Volga German families.
- 1850 Yagodnaya Polyana Census (Household No. 137).
- 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): Yp06.