Völ(c)ker (Walter-2)

Spelling Variations: 
Völker (Walter-2)
Völcker (Walter-2)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Völker, a craftsman (Handwerker), his wife Maria, and 1-week-old son Johann Philipp are recorded on the 1767 census of Walter in Household No. 54. They had settled there on 25 August 1767.

Philipp Völker and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Walter in Household No. Wt015 along with a note that they are living in the colony of Huck.

The 1767 census records that Georg Völker came from the German village of Danzig.


- 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): Wt015.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 307.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies