Lang (Volmer)

Spelling Variations: 
Lang (Volmer)
Лангъ (Volmer)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Michael Lang, his wife Maria Magdalena, and children (Gertrude, age 10; Michael, age 1) are recorded on the 1767 census of Volmer in Household No. 28. They had settled there on 18 July 1767.

Michael Lang and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Volmer in Household No. Vm28.

The 1767 census records that Michael Lang came from the German village of Gernsheim in the Kurmainz 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): Vm28.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 290.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies