Faust (Balzer-2)*

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Faust (Balzer-2)*
Фаустъ (Balzer-2)*
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Maria Charlotta Faust, daughter of Johann Peter & Anna Faust, was born 4 December 1746 in Roth.

She married Johann Georg Blitz. Georg Blitz, a farmer, and his wife Maria Charlotta [Faust] are recorded on the 1767 census of Balzer in Household No. 72.

Georg Blitz and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Balzer in Household No. Bz030.

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


- 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): Bz030.
- Parish register of Roth.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 93.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Wayne Bonner

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies