Schmidt (Kamenka-3)

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Schmidt (Kamenka-3)
Шмидтъ (Kamenka-3)
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Joseph Schmidt, a farmer, his wife Agnessa, and daughter Maria Ursula (age ½) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kamenka in Household No. 50. They had arrived in Kamenka on 6 July 1765.

The 1767 census records that Joseph Schmidt came from the German village of Hassfurt.


- 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): Km043.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 228.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies