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August Wilhelm Wilteig, a bum (Cyrillic = лентяй), settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 211a along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Basel in 1768.

The 1767 census records that August Wilhelm Wilteig came from the German region of Kornbach.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 319.


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