Fritz (Preuss)

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Fritz (Preuss)
Фрицъ (Preuss)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Fritz, a farmer, his wife, and his sister-in-law (wife's sister) settled in the Volga German colony of Preuss on 15 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 44.

Georg Fritz and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Preuss in Household No. Ps07.

Peter Fritz, presumed to be the son of Georg Fritz, and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Preuss in Household No. Ps08.

Georg Fritz and his family are recorded on the 1811 census of Preuss in Household No. 6.

Georg Fritz, son of Georg Fritz, is recorded on the 1811 census of Preuss in Household No. 6 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Mariental in 1800.

The 1767 census records that Georg Fritz was from the German village of Eppstein in the Kurmainz region.

Sources: 

- 1811 Preuss Census (Household No. 6).
- 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): Ps07, Ps08.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 419.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

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