Petersen (Schwed)

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Petersen (Schwed)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Pre-Volga Origin: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Nils Petersen (age 5) and his brother Karl Christian Petersen (age 1½) are recorded on the 1767 census of Schwed in Household No. 8 along with their mother Katharina Neumann, widow of Mattias Neumann.

The 1767 census records that Katharina Neumann (and presumably her sons) came from the Danish town of Copenhagen.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 142.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies