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Balthasar Mauch, a cobbler (Schuhmacher), his wife Dorothea Margaretha, and children (Johannes, age 12; Christina, age 7) are recorded on the 1767 census of Lauwe in Household No. 26. They had settled there on 5 September 1767.

Balthasar Mauch, his daughter, and her family are recorded on the 1798 census of Lauwe in Household No. Lw16.

The 1767 census records that Balthasar Mauch came from the German village of Winzenburg.

There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.


- 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): Lw16.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 42.

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