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Peter Welt, a farmer, his wife Anna Margaretha, and children (Margaretha, age 16; Johann Michael, age 13; Maria Kunigunda, age 8; Anna Barbara, age 4) are recorded on the 1767 census of Leitsinger in Household No. 69. They had settled there on 5 September 1767.

The 1767 census records that Peter Welt came from the German village of Demmelsdorf in the Bamberg region.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 75.

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