Vogt (Orlovskaya)

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Vogt (Orlovskaya)
Фогтъ (Orlovskaya)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Jakob Vogt, a potter (Töpfer), and his wife Elisabeth are recorded on the 1767 census of Orlovskaya in Household No. 41. They had settled there on 3 August 1767.

In 1774, Friedrich Vogt and his wife moved from Orlovskaya to Katharinenstadt.

In 1787, Friedrich Vogt and his wife moved from Katharinenstadt to the Caucasus where he died. His widow remarried a man in Paulskaya.

The 1767 census records that Jakob Vogt came from the German village of Staßfurt.

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): Mv1190, Mv2132.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 320.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies