Reiswig (Kratzke)*

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Reiswig (Kratzke)*
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Johann Heinrich Reiswig, a farmer, his wife Anna Eva, and daughters (Anna Eva, age 16; Anna Elisabeth, age 13; Anna Sybilla, age 1) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kratzke in Household No. 38. They had settled there on 8 May 1767.

The 1767 census records that Johann Heinrich Reiswig came from the German village of Kaiserslautern in the Kurpfalz region.

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


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 458.

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