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Widower Johann Gottfried Texter, a miller (Müller), is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Beauregard in Household No. 77 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Biberstein in 1768.

In 1771, Christian Texter and his wife moved from Boisroux to Biberstein.

In 1777, Gottfried Texter and his family left Biberstein.

The 1767 census records that Johann Gottfried Texter came from the village of Niel.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Mv0248, Mv0271.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 212.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies