Pehr (Urbach)

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Pehr (Urbach)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Heinrich Wilhelm Pehr, a single craftsman (Handwerker), settled in the Volga German colony of Rohleder on 14 July 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 45 with a note that he relocated to the colony of Urbach in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Heinrich Wilhelm Pehr came from the German region of Speyer.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 58.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies