Gasner (Brabander)

Spelling Variations: 
Käsner (Brabander)
Kasner (Brabander)
Гаснеръ (Brabander)
Gasner (Brabander)
Gassner (Brabander)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Gottfriedt Kaßner & Eva Katharina Walther were married on 16 April 1766 in Roßlau.

Gottfried Käsner, a farmer, and his wife Katharina arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Martin Friedrich Morkau.

The death of Gottfried Gasner in 1807 is recorded on the 1811 census of Brabander in Household No. 19.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Brabander on 5 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 75 along with their newborn daughter Anna Katharina (age ¼).

The 1767 census records that Gottfried Käsner came from the German village of Leißnitz in Sachsen (Saxony).


- 1811 Brabander Census (Household No. 19).
- 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): Bn19.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #951.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 230.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2961.

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Brent Mai

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