Schäfer (Kamenka-2)

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Schäfer (Kamenka-2)
Шеферъ (Kamenka-2)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Friedrich Schäfer, a farmer, his wife Elisabeth, and daughter Magdalena (age 8) settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 1 March 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 48.

The 1767 census records that Friedrich Schäfer came from the German village of Oberramstadt.


- 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): Km048.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 227.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies