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Georg Fabrizius (age 31), a carpenter (Tischler), settled in the Volga German colony of Kratzke on 7 August 1766.  He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 32.

The 1767 Kratzke census records that he came from the village of Wibstrand [?] in Finland.

The 1798 census of Kratzke records that his son, Christoph Jakob, is working in the colony of Bauer.

Various lines of this family use the spellings of Fabrizius and Fabricius.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kr17.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 456.


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