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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Sucksdorf, a single tailor (Schneider), settled in the Volga German colony of Franzosen on 26 August 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 51.

The 1834 census of Husaren (Household No. 20) records that Karl Suchsdorf relocated from Franzosen to Husaren in 1825.

The 1767 census records that Johann Sucksdorf came from the German town of Kiel in the Holstein region.


- 1834 Husaren Census (Household No. 20).
- 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): Fz35.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 452.


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Pre-Volga Origin

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Immigration Locations