Spelling Variations: 
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Schotter, a farmer, and his wife Anna are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 23 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Wittmann in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Johann Schotter came from the German village of Wiesensteig.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 267.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies