Brug

Spelling Variations: 
Brug
Бругъ
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Pre-Volga Origin: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Heinrich Burg [sic] (age 19) and his siblings Peter (age 17), Nikolaus (age 14), Jakob (age 11), and Katharina Elisabeth (age 4) settled in the Volga German colony of Bauer on 20 July 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 17 along with their mother and stepfather, Johann Heinrich von Anben.

(1) Johann Heinrich Brug (born about 1746) and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Bauer in Household No. Br69.

(4) The widow of Peter Brug and their son (Philipp, born about 1773) are recorded on the 1798 census of Messer in Household No. Ms47.

(3) Nikolaus Brug (born about 1757) and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Merkel in Household No. Mr15.

(2) Jakob Brug (born about 1759) and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Bauer in Household No. Br71.

(5) Christoph Brug (born about 1776) and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Messer in Household No. Ms53.

The 1767 census records that the Burg [sic] family came from the German village of Reval in the Estland region [today Tallinn, Estonia].

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Br69, Br71, Mr15, Ms47, Ms53.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 120.

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