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Augustin Tusker, a single day-laborer (Lohnarbeiter), settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 206.

The 1767 census records that Augustin Tusker came from the German village of Neukirchen in the region of Schlesien (Silesia).


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 318.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies