Richter (Bettinger-2)*

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Richter (Bettinger-2)*
Рихтеръ (Bettinger-2)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Henrietta / Johanna Richter arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink along with her daughter Elisabeth and son-in-law Johann Schlehe.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Bettinger on 3 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 11.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Richter family among the Volga German colonies.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 134.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4404.

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Volga Colonies