Popp (Norka)

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Popp (Norka)
Попъ (Norka)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Popp, a craftsman (Handwerker), and his wife, Rosina, settled in the Volga German colony of Norka on 2 September 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census along with their new-born son in Household No. 22.

In 1789, Israel Popp and his family moved from Norka to Kautz.  By 1798, Johann Georg Popp, son of Georg, is recorded in Pobochnaya (Pb25).

The 1767 census records that Georg Popp came from the district of Isenburg.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kz27, Nr061, Pb25, Mv1937.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 3 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2005): 284.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies