Sostdorf / Zostdorf

Spelling Variations: 
Sostdorf
Zostdorf
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johannes Sostdorf / Zostdorf, a farmer, and his wife Anna Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 105 along with stepson Johannes Stein (age 12).

The 1767 census records that Johannes Sostdorf / Zostdorf came from the German village of Lengfeld.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 443.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies