Richter (Bettinger-1)

Spelling Variations: 
Richter (Bettinger-1)
Рихтеръ (Betttinger-1)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Georg Dannicker & Dorothea Hertelein, widow of Mr. Richter, were married on 14 May 1766 in the Lutheran Cathedral (Evangelische Kirche Dom) in Lübeck.

Johann Georg Richter (age 20), his mother Dorothea, and stepfather Johann Georg Danecker arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Bettinger on 3 August 1767 and is recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 4 along with his stepfather.

Johann Georg Richter and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Bettinger in Household No. Bt13.

Michael Richter, son of Johann Georg Richter, and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Bettinger in Household No. 76.

The 1767 census does not record from where Johann Georg Richter came.

Sources: 

- 1834 Bettinger Census (Household No. 76).
- 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): Bt14.
- Mai, Brent Alan, trans. & ed. Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga: 1766-1767 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1998): #153.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 132.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4560.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies