Wen(t)zel (Biberstein)

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Wenzel (Biberstein)
Венцель (Biberstein)
Wentzel (Biberstein)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Wenzel, a linen weaver (Leineweber) and his wife Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Cäsarsfeld on 3 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 11 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Biberstein in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Johann Wenzel came from the German village of Breckenheim.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 246.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies