Orstadt

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Orstadt
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Andreas Orstadt, son of the late Berthold Orstadt from Frischborn, & Maria Elisabetha Eiffert, daughter of the late David Eiffert from Eichenhayn, were married on 18 August 1766 in the Lutheran Church of Schlitz.

Andreas Orstadt, a farmer, his wife Maria, and daughter Juliana (age 6-months) are recorded on an appendix to 1767 census of Boisroux in Household No. 47 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Meinhard in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Andreas Orstadt came from the German village of Frischborn.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #740.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 171.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies