Bichner / Büchner (Unknown)*


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Discussion & Documentation: 

Heinrich Pikner [sic], a farmer, his wife Maria, and an orphan Elisabeth Stuckart (age 10) are recorded on a list of Beauregard recruits (Household No. 110) appended to the 1767 census of the Volga German colonies.

It is not known in which colony they settled.

The 1767 census records that Heinrich Pikner [sic] came from the German village of Sterzenbach.

There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 371.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies