Lang (Shcherbakovka)

Spelling Variations: 
Lang (Shcherbakovka)
Лангъ (Shcherbakovka)
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Pre-Volga Origin: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

The marriage register of Büdingen records there the marriage on 9 May 1766 of Johann Christoph Lang from Momart in the area of Erbach and Anna Margaretha Burger from the area of Felde [sic].

Christoph Lang, a farmer, and his wife settled in the Volga German colony of Shcherbakovka on 18 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 44.

Christoph Lang and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Shcherbakovka in Household No. Sv35.

The 1767 census records that Christoph Lang came from the German village of Momart in the Erbach region.


- 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): Sv35.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #625.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 255.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies