Schiller (Chasselois)

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Schüller (Chasselois)
Schiller (Chasselois)
Шилеръ (Chasselois)
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Christoph Wilhelm Schuller & Catharina Werß were married on 28 May 1765 in Roßlau.

Christoph Schüller, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Chasselois on 2 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 15.

Following the destruction of Chasselois, the Schüller family relocated to the colony of Mariental.

The 1767 census records that Christoph Schüller came from the German region of Trier.


- 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): Mt01.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #847.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 253.

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Volga Colonies