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Johann Wilhelm Olgaten, a stocking maker (Strumpfwirker), his wife Katharina, and daughter Juliana (age 8) are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 75 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Katharinenstadt in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Johann Wilhelm Olgaten came from the German region of Wittenburg.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 218.


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