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According to reports made by recruiter Johann Fatsius, one of those recruited to immigrate to Russia was Konrad Zitterkopf, age 42, of the Reformed faith, from the village of Gettenbach.

The birth of Johann Konrad Zitterkopf is recorded in the parish records of neighboring Breitenborn on 2 October 1714. His marriage is also recorded there on 19 April 1740.

Konrad Zitterkopf arrived in the colony of Huck on 1 July 1767, and is recorded there on the 1767 census Household No. 58.


- List of those recruited by Johann Fatsius from 13 November 1765 to 18 February 1766.
- 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): Hk21, Hk23, Hk27.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 154.

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Dennis Zitterkopf

Brent Mai

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