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Discussion & Documentation: 

Andreas Rönke, a carpenter (Zimmermann), and his wife Louise settled in the Volga German village of Boisroux on 7 June 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 72.

The 1767 census records that Andreas Rönke came from the German village of Oranienbaum in the Dessau region.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 157.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies