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Johann Friederich [sic] Rasch and Anna Maria Weber married on 17 September 1765 in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lübeck.

Johann Friedrich Rasch, a craftsman (Handwerker), and his wife Anna Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Reinhard on 15 July 1766 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 21.

Friedrich Rasch and his family (sons: Johann Jakob, age 25; Johann Michael, age 22; Johann Gottfried, age 16) are recorded on the 1798 census of Reinhard in Household No. Rh16.

[Johann] Gottfried Rasch from Reinhardt is recorded on the 1811 census of Reinwald in Household No. 31.

The 1767 census records that Johann Friedrich Rasch came from the German region of Reval and that Anna Maria came from Worms in the Kurpfalz region.


- 1811 Reinwald Census (Household No. 31).
- 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): Rh16.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #17.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 25.

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