Weigand(t) (Kutter-2)

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Weigandt (Kutter-2)
Weigand (Kutter-2)
Вейгандъ (Kutter-2)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Konrad Weigandt, a farmer, his wife Elisabeth, and children (Peter, age 18; Lorenz, age 14; Elisabeth, age 9) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 14 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Reders.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Kutter on 29 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 51. A note on the 1767 census records that son Heinrich Peter Weigandt moved to the colony of Messer in 1768.

Lorenz Weigandt and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Kutter in Household No. Kt68.

The death of Lorenz Weigand in 1820 is recorded on the 1834 census of Kutter in Household No. 115.

[Heinrich] Peter Weigandt and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Messer in Household No. Ms03.

The death of Heinrich Peter Weigand in 1818 is recorded on the 1834 census of Messer in Household No. 140.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Konrad Weigandt came from the German region of Isenburg.

Sources: 

- 1834 Kutter Census (Households No. 115, 134).
- 1834 Messer Census (Households No. 140, 172).
- 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): Kt68, Ms03.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 488.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6459.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies