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Discussion & Documentation: 

Martin Riffling, a farmer, and his wife Margaretha are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 65.

In 1786, Martin Riffling and his family moved from Nieder-Monjou to Fischer.

The 1767 census records that Martin Riffling came from the German village of Riesa.


- 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): Fs10, Mv1897.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 364.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies