Richter (Bettinger-1)

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Richter (Bettinger-1)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Georg Richter (age 20), stepson of 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.

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


- 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.
- 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.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies