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Johannes Österlein, a farmer, his wife Sophia, and daughter Dorothea (age 12) are recorded on the 1767 census of Ober-Monjou in Household No. 4 along with stepdaughter Anna Blumberger (age 4). They had settled there on 7 June 1767.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Österlein came from the German village of Karling.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 290.


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