Schorg / Schork (Frank)

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Schork (Frank)
Schorg (Frank)
Шоргъ (Frank)
Шоркъ (Frank)
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Pre-Volga Origin: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johannes Schork came from the German village of Zell, about 4 miles north of the city of Erbach.  His wife Catharina Elisabeth was born 24 January 1744 in Pfirschbach, the daughter of the shepherd Johannes Bauer. 

They arrived in the colony of Frank on 1 September 1767 where they are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 103.

Johann Heinrich Schorg [sic], believed to be the son of Johannes Schork, and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Frank in Household No. Fk003.

Johann Heinrich Schork [sic] and his sons are recorded on the 1811 census of Frank in Household No. 3.

The death of Heinrich Schork in 1828 is recorded on the 1834 census of Frank in Household No. 132.


- 1811 Frank Census (Household No. 3).
- 1834 Frank Census (Household No. 132).
- Gieg, Ella. "Neue Erkenntnisse zur Auswanderung nach Russland 1766."
- 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): Fk003.
- Mai, Brent Alan, trans. & ed.  Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga: 1766-1767 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1998): 7232-7233.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 436.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Maggie Hein

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies