There are two Zeitler families recorded in Krasnoyar on the 1767 census.
(1) Johann Michael Zeitler from Burgsinn and Elisabeth Schneider from Burgsinn married 5 May 1766 in Büdingen.
Michael Zeitler, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 29 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Skott. They settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 17.
(2) Karl Zeitler, a farmer, settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767. He and his new wife are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 43.
The 1767 census records that both of these Zeitler families came from the German region of Dienheim.
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