Faber (Dönhof)

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Faber (Dönhof)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Christoph Faber, son of Johann Georg Faber, was from Neckargartach near Heilbronn.  He and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Dönhof on 21 July 1766.  They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 20.


- 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): 397.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 1999): 346.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies