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Discussion & Documentation: 

Ivan Lebrecht, a member of the petty bourgeois (Kleinbürger), and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Husaren on 13 June 1765. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 12 along with his wife Poskowia and children (Fekla, age 6; Nikolai, age 2-weeks).

The 1767 census records that Ivan Lebrecht came from the village of Božnowice in Austria [Poland?].


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 166.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies