Fischer (Kamenka)

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Fischer (Kamenka)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johannes Fischer, son of Johann Fischer, was born 17 June 1737 in Mülsen. His baptism is recorded in the parish register of nearby Laptau (today known as Muromskoje).

Johann Fischer, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 28 April 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 51.

The 1767 census records that Johann Fischer came from the German village of Mülsen in Prussia.

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): Km044.
- Parish register of Laptau (which includes Mülsen) - LDS Film No. 007769299.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 228.

Researcher(s): 

Jorgelina Fischer

Brent Mai

Entry from the parish register of Mülsen recording the birth of Johannes Fischer
on 17 June 1737 (Line 28).
Source: Jorgelina Fischer.

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies