Petrÿ (Basel-2)

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Petrÿ (Basel-2)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Peter Petrÿ, a merchant (Kaufmann), and his wife Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Susannental on 3 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 22 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Basel in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Johann Peter Petrÿ came from the German village of Philippstein.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 264.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies