Völc(k)er (Huck)

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Völcker (Huck)
Völker (Huck)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Nikolaus Völcker, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 21 along with newborn daughter Margaretha (age 1) and Margaretha Keim (age 12), the orphaned daughter of Johann Heinrich Keim. The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Völcker and Keim families.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Nikolaus Völcker came from the German region of Isenburg.


- 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): Hk74, Hk96.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 145.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3223.

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Volga Colonies