Reich (Kratzke)

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Reich (Kratzke)
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Johann Heinrich Reich, a taylor, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Kratzke on 7 August 1766.  They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 23.

The 1767 Kratzke census records that this Reich family is from Poland.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kr31, Kr36.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 454.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies