Mohr / Moor (Norka-2)

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Moor (Norka-2)
Mohr (Norka-2)
Моръ (Norka-2)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Peter Moor, a farmer, and his wife Anna Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Norka on 26 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 175.

PeterMoor, his wife Anna Margaretha, and children (Johann Konrad, age 5; Jakob, age ¼; Anna Maria, age ¼) are recorded on the 1775 census of Norka in Household No. 5.

The 1767 census records that Peter Moor came from the German district of Zweibrücken.


- 1775 Norka Census (Household No. 5).
- 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): Nr098.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 276.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies