Werth / Wirth (Rosenheim)

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Werth / Wirth (Rosenheim)
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Anna Katharina Werth, widow of Konrad Werth, and her family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Rosenheim on 15 March 1766 and Anna Katharina remarried to Johannes Scheidt. The combined Scheidt-Werth family is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 62.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that the Werth family came from the German region of Dienheim.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 77.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2996.


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