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Discussion & Documentation: 

Zacharius Weidenhammer, a carpenter (Zimmermann), and his wife Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Paulskaya on 7 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 33 along with his widowed mother-in-law Maria Werner (age 58).

Zacharius Weidenhammer from Paulskaya and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. Ka113.

The 1767 census records that Zacharius Weidenhammer came from the German city of Leipzig.


- 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): Ka113.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 339.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies