Nuss (Wittmann)*

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Nuss (Wittmann)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann [Georg] Nuss, a tailor (Schneider), and his wife Ursula [Wahl] are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Kaneau (No. 15) along with a note that they relocated to the Volga German colony of Wittmann in 1768.

They are recorded there on the 1798 census in Household No. Wm30.

Georg Nuss died in Wittmann in 1822.

The 1767 census records that Johann [Georg] Nuss came from the German village of Lauda.

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


- 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): Wm30.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 266.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies