Faust (Kutter)

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Faust (Kutter)
Фаустъ (Kutter)
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The lists of the recruiter Johann Facius records that Phillip Faust, age 20, came from Wolferborn.

Johann Philipp Faust, son of Johannes & Anna Elisabeth Faust, was baptized on 24 January 1746.

He immigrated to Russia, arriving from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Kutter on 8 July 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 29.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kt57.
- Parish records of Wolferborn.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 483.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 214.

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