Viertinghausen*

Spelling Variations: 
Verkehrt*
Viertinghausen*
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Andreas Verkehrt [Viertinghausen?], a miller (Müller), and his wife Sophia settled in the Volga German colony of Boisroux on 3 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 63.

In 1778, widow Christina Viertinghausen went to Moscow. She died in Bettinger on the return trip.

Heinrich Fehrkart and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Boisroux in Household No. Bx20.

The 1767 census records that Andreas Verkehrt came from the German region of Breslau.

There are no surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.

Sources: 

- 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): Bx20, Mv0295.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 154.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies