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Michael Ginzer, a farmer, and his wife Anna settled in the Volga German colony of Dreispitz on 16 September 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 13.

Widower Georg Michael Ginzer is recorded on the 1798 census of Dreispitz in Household No. Dr44.

The 1767 census records that Michael Ginzer came from the German village of Bogart [?] in the Hockler [?] region.

There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.


- 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): Dr44.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 375.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies