Gergins / Hergins

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Johann Jakob Gergins, a farmer from Lübeck, and his wife settled in the Volga German colony of Bauer on 20 July 1766.  They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 41.

In 1789, Jakob Gergins and his family are moved from Merkel to Kratzke.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kr12, Mv1691.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 1999): 126.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies