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Michael Lahnert, a farmer, and his wife Julianna settled in the Volga German colony of Yagodnaya Polyana on 16 September 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 42 along with Julianna's brothers Nikolaus Hergert (age 17) and Johann Kaspar Hergert (age 6).

Widow Julianna Lahnert and her family are recorded on the 1798 census of Yagodnaya Polyana in Household No. Yp49.

The death of Konrad Lahnert, son of Michael Lahnert, in 1818 is recorded on the 1834 census of Yagodnaya Polyana in Household No. 220.

The 1767 census records that Michael Lahnert came from the German region of Erbach.


- 1834 Yagodnaya Polyana Census (Household No. 220).
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Yp49.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 184.

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Brent Mai

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