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Widow Johanna Eva Zang and her children (Johann Adam, age 19; Johann Martin, age 17; Johann Georg, age 15, Johann Heinrich, age 13; Johann Christian, age 10; Johanna Christina, age 7) are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Kaneau (No. 47).

In 1771, widower Georg Zang and his family moved from Näb to Nieder-Monjou.

In 1783, Christian Zang and his family moved from Näb to Schönchen.

In 1785, Heinrich Zang moved to Moscow.

The 1767 census records that Johann Eva Zang came from the German village of Gottersdorf. The Igor Plehve translation of the 1767 census records this surname as Zank.


- 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): Nb04, Nb12, Sn23, Mv1826, Mv1839.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 271.

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