Volz (Walter)

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Volz (Walter)
Фольцъ (Walter)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Konrad Volz, a farmer, and his wife Katharina settled in the Volga German colony of Walter on 25 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 14.

In 1798, Johann Georg Volz moved from Walter to Hussenbach.

Christina Volz, the widow of Konrad Volz, and their sons (Johann Heinrich, age 23; Johannes, age 20) are recorded on the 1798 census of Walter in Household No. Wt075 along with a note that son Johann Heinrich is working in Hussenbach and son Johannes is working in Huck.

The 1767 census records that Konrad Volz came from the German village of Ladenbach [Laudenbach?] near Lobbach.

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): Wt075, Wt113, Mv2969.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 298.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies