van der Schwan

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van der Schwan
Schwan, van der (Katharinenstadt)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Joseph van der Schwan, a carpenter (Tischler), and his wife Johanna settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 44.

The 1767 census records that Joseph van der Schwan came from the Dutch town of Amsterdam in Holland.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 286.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies