Jäger (Schwed)

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Jäger (Schwed)
Егеръ (Schwed)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Andreas Jäger, a farmer, his wife Elisabeth, and her children (Johann Kater, age 15; Anna Katharina Kater, age 3) are recorded on the 1767 census of Schwed in Household No. 2. They had settled in Schwed on 12 July 1767.

The 1767 census records that Andreas Jäger came from the German village of Lauterbach.


- 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): Sw17.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 139.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies