Albrecht (Anton)

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Albrecht (Anton)
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Johann Adam Albrecht and his wife immigrated to Schleswig-Holstein (Denmark) in December 1761. They were last recorded in the Danish colonies on 2 April 1763.

They joined the migration to Russia and settled in the Volga German colony of Anton on 7 September 1764.

Adam, a farmer, his wife Eva Katharina, and children (Johann Anton, age 3½; Christian, age 1½) are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 10.

The 1767 census records that Adam Albrecht came from the German town of Heidelberg in the Kurpfalz region.


- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-7.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): An61.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 54.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies