Hofesass

Spelling Variations: 
Hofesass
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Pre-Volga Origin: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Stephan Hofesass, a farmer, and his wife Dorothea Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 6 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 47.

The 1767 census records that Stephan Hofessas came from the German village of Roding.

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): Km041.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 227.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies