Brill (Katharinenstadt)*

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Brill (Katharinenstadt)*
Бриль (Katharinenstadt)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Kornelius Brill, a single physician (Arzt), settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 183.

The 1767 census records that Kornelius Brill came from the German village of Rensefeld [?].

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


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 314.

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Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies