Scherer (Keller-1)*

Spelling Variations: 
Scherer (Keller-1)*
Шереръ (Keller-1)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johannes Scherer, a farmer, his wife Anna Maria, and his brother Peter (age 20) are recorded on the 1767 census of Keller in Household No. 34. They had settled there on 12 May 1767.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Scherer came from the German village of Westhofen in the Kurpfalz region.

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


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 348.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies