Weitz (Krasnoyar)

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Weitz (Krasnoyar)
Вейцъ (Krasnoyar)
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Heinrich Weitz, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Johann [Heinrich], age 14; Katharina, age 11; Maria, age 7; Sarah, age 5; Elisabeth, age 3) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the ship Die Perle under the command of Skipper Thomson.

The widow and children of Heinrich Weitz are recorded on the 1798 census of Krasnoyar in Household No. Ks077.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Heinrich Weitz came from the German region of Pfalz.


- 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): Ks077.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1006.

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Volga Colonies