Weber (Dobrinka)

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Weber (Dobrinka)
Веберъ (Dobrinka)
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Nikolaus Weber, a farmer, and his family immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein), arriving in Fridericia on 15 May 1760. They are last recorded in Denmark on 26 April 1763.

The birth of Nikolaus Weber, son of Nikolaus Weber, on 6 February 1763 in Denmark is recorded on the 1835-1846 Communion Register of the colony of Dobrinka in Household No. 98.

They joined the migration to Russia and settled in the Volga German colony of Dobrinka on 29 June 1764. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 8.

In 1796, Johann Adam Weber moved from Dobrinka to Schwab.

Andreas, Georg Jakob, and Jakob Weber and their families from Dobrinka relocated to the daughter colony of Strassburg before 1857.

Georg Adam Weber from Dobrinka and his family are recorded on the 1857 census of Oberdorf in Household No. 22.

The 1767 census records that Nikolaus Weber came from the German village of Erstein [?] in the region of Birkenfeld [?].


- 1835-1846 Dobrinka Communion Register (Household No. 98).
- 1857 Oberdorf Census (Households No. 22, 29).
- 1857 Rosenberg Census (Household No. 48).
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-1760.
- 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): Db34, Db57, Db67, Sb26, Mv0460.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 315.

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