German origins Project

Legend:   

BV=a German village near the Black Sea .  
FN= German family name.   
FSL= First Settlers’ List.   
GL= a locality in the Germanies.   
GS= one of the German states.  
ML= Marriage List.  
RN= the name of a researcher who has verified one or more German origins.  
UC= unconfirmed.   
VV= a German Volga village.

Names in bold are an entry or a cross-reference to an entry. 
Red text calls attention to information for which verification is completed or well underway.


 

Ba-Bdz                 last updated January 2014

BabenhausenGL, Darmstadt: is some 14 miles NE of Darmstadt city and said by the Mueller FSL to be homeUC a Keil family.

BabkeGL, Mecklenburg: is some 26 miles SSE of Malchin in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, and said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Foos family.

BachFN: said by the Cheisol FSL to be fromUC Saarlouis, Lothringen, Frankreich. For 1798 see Mai1798:Gf25, Ls28, 38.

BachFN: wife of Holtner, said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Riche, Eisenach.  See Buch.

BachFN{Adam}:  said by Kuhlberg List #2721 and by the Norka FSL #197 to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  The maiden name of the wife is later said to be Foerster (Mai1798:Nr62).  KS119 said he was fromUC Buedingen.

BachFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Saargemuend, Lothringen. 

Bach FN{Gertrud}: this woman fromUC around Michelau (KS119) married in 1766 in Buedingen Lerch{J.Henirich} (Mai&Marquardt#471); by 1768 this couple was in Schulz FSL #25.

BachFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Frankfurt-am-Main [Imperial City].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Wr36.

Bach{Adam}:  said by KS119 to have leftUC Hinterbach near Erbach for Russia (no date given): Not found in any FSL

Bach{Elisabeth & Peter}: she, the widow of Peter, with 4 children, in 1765 leftUC Bieber or Lohrhaupten near Gelnhausen for Russia (KS119).  Not found in any printed FSL.

BachFN: see also Bock.

BachGL: an unidentified place said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to  Blank and Lochmann families, and possibly to a Schwarz family.  Kuhlberg said this place was in Darmstadt.  There were many Bach in the Germanies, but I can find none in lands that had belonged to Hessen-Darmstadt in the 1760’s.

BacharachGL: in the 1760s and until 1778 this was a Kreis i.e. district administrative center for the country of Kurpfalz.  After 1778 it was part of Bavarian-owned Rheinpfalz. After 1813 it became part of the Prussian Rheinland province.  The town was 20 miles W of Wiesbaden city.

BachertsFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Hanneberg Sula, Kurpfalz.

BachmanFN: included with the Bachmann.

BachmannFN: the maiden name of frau Stecker? and the family name of a stepdaughter listed by the Boregard FSL in the Stecker? household.

BachmannFN: said by the Goebel FSL to be fromUC Muehlhausen.

BachmannFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Aschaffenburg.

BachmanFN{J.Heinrich}: said by the Norka FSL (nr17) to be from  Hessen[-Darmstadt Landgraviate].  Heinz Heischkamp using  Kirchberg church records (Rutterhausen parish), as published in Werner Guth  Einwohner- und Familienbuch Kirchberg, 1350 bis 1900: Mit Ortsadel Hund ab 1250 (Kirchberg in Niederhessen), proved his confirmation (1746).  Both Kirchberg and Rutterhausen were then in Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate -- editor.  That publication evidently says he was born in Kirchberg in 1732 but Herr Heisch has checked the original churchbook and has told Dr. Ruth Schultz that no such birth is recorded, so the birth must have been somewhere else nearby.  His wife’s maiden name is later given as Kel? [but should be Kuhl) and his family name is later spelled Bachmann (Mai1798:Nr67), see also Nr16 and 24.

Bachmann FN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Blauenthal, Kotteritz.  In 1798 the family name was also spelled Buxmann (Mai1798:Pl08).

BachmannFN: see Eckler of Pfeiffer.

BachmannFN: this family name was found recorded in Tann marriage records 1762-1767; see Flegel trip.

BackFN: see Bock.

BackeFN{Soph.Elis.}: according to a Rosslau ML she (no place of origin given) married Eckart{J.Heinrich} on 22 September1765; by 1767 this couple may have been in Krasnoyar FSL (#4) (Mai&Marquardt#874). Also mentioned in T125 and 666119 and 126,

Backenheim(?)GL, Wuerttemberg: said by the Dietel FSL to be homeUC to a Mueller family.  This may be Brackenheim, Baden-Wuerttemberg, some 8 miles SW of Heilbronn city.

Backer: these family names are interfiled with the Becker family names.

Backmann?FN: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be a step-son in the Schroeder{Johann} household.

BacknangGL, Wuerttemberg: is some 15 miles NW of Stuttgart, Baden-Wuerttemberg.  Said by the Laub FSL to be homeUC to a Hort and possibly to a  Schachewer? family.

Backnang [Amt]GL, Wuerttemberg: the city just mentioned was also a District administrative center.

Bacqueville, Frankreich: an unidentified place said by the Franzosen FSL to be homeUC to a Legague family.  There were at least 2 Bacquevilles in France: one is 23 miles NNW of Rouen, the other is 15 miles Seof Rouen.

BadFN: see Bott.

Bad BergzabernGL: formerly Bergzabern.

Bad BrueckenauGL, Bavaria is 51 miles ENE of Frankfurt-am-Main; formerly it must have been known as just Brueckenau.

Bad CambergGL: see Kamberg, Nassau.

Bad DuerkheimGL, [Leiningen County]: is some 20 km W of Mannheim city centre.  Aka Duerkheim and Dirkheim.  Using LDS Film #488272 Brent Mai proved this to be the birthplace of Kratzke first settler Gross{J.Philipp}.

Bad EmsGL: see Ems.

BadenFN: in the Katharinenstadt FSL with no place of origin given.

BadenG, Switzerland: is 20 km NW of Zuerich, Switzerland.

Baden, Switzerland: said to be homeUC to Beyerle{M.Gertraud}, daughter of {Melchior}, who married in Woehrd on 30 April 1766 Braunauer{Carl Joseph} (Mai&Marquardt#785).

BadenGS: in the 1760’s there were two countries called Baden in the Germanies: Baden-Baden Margraviate (Cath.) and Baden-Durlach Margraviate (Luth.).   They were unified as Baden-Durlach in 1771. Each was rulled by a Margrave (Marquis).  Most of their holdings, some of which were widely scattered, were less than 30 km  E of the Rhine.

Baden-Baden: said wirh no locality indicated by KS:304 to have been homeUC to the  Hartle family that settled in Neudorf.

Baden-Baden [Margraviate]GS: this the smaller of the two Badens was seated in the cities of Baden-Baden (some 18 miles SW of Karlsruhe on the edge of the Black Forest) and nearby Rastadt; most of its lands were within 45 km S from Karlsruhe, although there were scattered holdings as far S as  Kippenheim and there were two or three tiny holdings  W of the Rhine across from Rastadt.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Balzer FSL to be homeUC of Borell and Klein families.

Baden-Durlach [Margraviate]GS: Markgrafschaft Baden-Durlach in German,  this the larger of the two Badens was seated in the city of Karlsruhe; its territory was mostly N to SE of Karlsruhe city; its lands in and around Pforzheim city were more than 30 km E of the Rhine. It also had extensive but scattered holdings S of Weisweil and Tennenbach, and as far S as just across the Rhine from Basel!.  This Margraviate was often referred to simply as Durlach.  None of the following references mention a locality. It may have been the homeUC of the Resh family of Stahl-am-Karaman. Said by the Doenhof FSL to be homeUC to Boltz and Lichtenwald families.  Said by the Kamenka FSL to be homeUC to Aman and Zwinger families.  Said by the Moor FSL to be homeUC to a Braun family.  Said by the Schwed FSL to be homeUC to a Zoller family.

Baden-Durlach [Margraviate], no locality mentioned. According to EEE, the records of German colonies in Sweden say this was homeUC to the following: Hager{A.Margaretha} a Lutheran who was mother-in-law to Adler{J.Wendel} who settled first in Denmark and then in Grimm (EEE p.333); Winter{Hans Georg} (EEE p.657); Zwatzig{Georg}; Zwinger{Johannes/J.Georg}:Catholic son of {Rosina}.

Baden-TuchanGS, may be an attempt to transliterate Baden-Durlach?

Baden-WuerttembergGS a modern German state on the eastern side of the Rhine River.

BaderFN: said by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:672, 677, 211) to be from Heutingsheim, Ludwigsburg [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  Using FHL(1,056,787), the GCRA verified this origin; they also found using FHL(1,056,750-1) that the family was in Markgroeningen, Ludwigsburg [Amt], just before leaving for the east.  See the GCRA book for more details.

BaderFN: this family was listed in Susannental in 1790, 1791 and 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2877, 2881 and Ss16) but I could not locate them in an FSL although they were in T4766-70 immediately following two families that are in the Susannental FSL  For another family member in 1798 see Gf20.

BaderFN{E.Dorothea}:  this woman was listed in Susannental in 1790 as the daughter of a Quant going to Graf  to marry (Mai1798:Mv1877)but in Graf in 1798 her maiden name was given as Bader (Gf38).  Perhaps she was the widow of an unknown Bader born after the T list was done?

Bader{Joh.Ernst}: fromUC Aulck near Leipzig, and wife {Magdalena} Thiemans{Magdalena} fromUC Hannover left for Russia (no date given) (KS119).  This man fromUC Aulik  married the widow Timans{Magdalena}  fromUC Hannover in Luebeck on 3 Sept. 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#218).  They have not been found in any printed FSL.

Bad Hersfeld, Hessen, is some 22 miles N of Fulda city, and, as Hersfeld, was the seat of Hersfeld County.

Bad Kreuznach[Amt]GL: this was an administrative center some 22 miles SW of Wiesbaden city.

Bad KreutznachGL: also see Krentznach.

Bad LangensalzaGL: see Langensalza.

Bad LiebenzellGL, Bad Liebenzell [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 20 miles W of Stuttgart, and was proven by GCRA to be home to ScharerFN{Magdalena} and to the Reinschmid family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.

Bad NauheimGL, [Hanau County]:  is some 16 miles NNE of Frankfurt-am-Main.  Proven by Bill Pickelhaupt to be the birthplace of the Gerber/Herber(t) siblings who settled in Kind with their parents {Philipp} and Krass/Gress{Christina}..

Bad Neustadt-an-der-SaaleGL: see Neustadt, Wuerzburg.

Bad OrbGL: see Orb.

Bad SalzschlirfGL:  see  Salzschlirf.

Bad Sol-SalmuensterGL, Hessen is about 8.6 miles SW of Schluechtern, 11 miles ESE of Buedingen.

Bad WimpfenGL: see Wimpfen.

BaeckerFN: these are interfiled with the Becker family names.

BaeckerdorfVV:  another name for ErnestinendorfVV.

BaehrFN: see Baer and Berer.

BaehrVV: another name for KamenkaVV.

Baehrend(t){A.Elisabeth}: she married Hentze{J.Georg} on 3 August 1766 in Rosslau (KS119, KS134, Mai&Marquardt#1043).  They have not as yet been found in any printed FSL.

BaehrerFN: said by the Schaefer FSL to be fromUC Lehrberg, [Ansbach Margraviate?].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Rm22).

Baeker: filed with Beckers.

Baemler[Christoph}: listed in the 1798 Seelmann census (Sm1) but I could not find him in any FSL.

Baer/BaehrFN {J.Nicolaus}: of the Reformed faith, fromUC Dilsberg Unteramt, Heidelberg Oberamt, Kurpfalz arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Duchy in May 1760; with wife and 3 children he last reregistered in Denmark in April 1763 (EEE p.339, see this for more detail).   CVGS says according to Gerhard Lang this man, and later his son, {J.Philipp}, were born in Ober Schwarzbach; then in April 1743 he married Weber{A.Maria}; this wife died in Denmark. On 23 May 1765 in Danzig he remarried to the widow of Herr Scheibe {A.Sophia} (Mai&Marquardt#754). By Sept 1767 they had settled in Anton FSL (#3) which said he was fromUC Heidelberg Oberamt, Kurpfalz.  Volz indicated the possibility of Hessen origins for this family.   Spelled Baehr in 1798 (Mai1798:An10).  For more detail go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/b/baer_anton.cfm.

BaerFN {J.Philipp}: said by the Anton FSL (#39) to be fromUC Heidelberg Oberamt, Kurpfalz.  Volz indicated [sic] Hessen origins for this family.  CVGS says according to Gerhard Lang this man, like his father {J.Nicolaus}, was born in Ober Schwarzbach, and first went to Denmark, later to the Volga. Spelled Baehr in 1798 (Mai1798:An7 and Bz23).  For more detail go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/b/baer_anton.cfm.

BaerFN{Michael}: said by the Balzer FSL to be fromUC [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate] (no locality mentioned).  This couple surely had died before the 1798 census.

BaerFN{A.Maria}: this mother-in-law was said by the Dobrinka FSL to be living in a Dozert? household fromUC Schoenhausen(?)[evidently a mistake for Stockhausen],  Riedesel.

Baer/Ber{J.Conrad}: Kulberg 6318 lists him as the spouse of {Catharina} and the son-in-law of Erk{J.Christoph}.  Said by the Pleve version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL #77 to be fromUC both Isenburg and Nidda, by the Stumpp version to be fromUC either Hessen (no locality given), orand by  KS119 to be fromUC either Neu-Isenburg, or Offenbach, Hessen.  Doris Evans and Maggie Hein say  (although their source is not identified) that he was born in Nidda [then in Hessen-Darmstadt  Landgraviate] and married Erck{A. Katharina}.  For more information go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/b/baer_yagodnaya_polyana.cfm.   He and his wife are listed in the  Jagodnaya FSL #77.  I did not find them in the Pleve version of the 1798 Volga census.Ber is an alternate spelling in the Kromm version (p.33).

BaerFN{J.Christoph}: said by the Pleve version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL #6 to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned) . KS119 said they were fromUC Neu-Isenburg, near Offenbach.  Ber is an alternate spelling in the Kromm version, and the family was  is said to be fromUC Rainrod near Nidda (p.32).

BaerFN{Georg}: said by KS119 to have leftUC [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate] in 1766 forUC Balzer. Not found so far in any printed FSL.

BaerFN{Johann}: said by KS119 to be fromUC Neu-Isenburg, near Offenbach.  Not found so far in any printed FSL.

Baer/Beer/Baehr/Bayer?FN{Samuel}: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Bamberg.

Baer/Beer/Baehr/Bayer?FN{Hans H}: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Kirburg(?)/Kurbburg(?).

Bayer{A.Maria}: said to be fromUC Gunterskirchen she married Fritz{Caspar}  on 26 May 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#665, KS120 says Gunterskirchen is near Giessen). Not listed in Kulberg or T.  But by July 1767  they apparently had settled in Krasnoyar FSL #98 which said the husband was fromUC Laubach.  Some render his name as Caspar{Fritz}.

BaerFN{Michael}: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Seigendorf, Bamberg [Bishopric].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Nk7, Sm45.

BaerFN{Andreas Michael}: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Magdeburg (no locality mentioned). The family name was spelled Baehr in 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2125,Ka101).

BaerFN{Johann}: KS119 says this man leftUC Magdeburg for Orlowskoje.  He has not been found in any FSL.

BaerFN{Joseph}: no place of origin is given for this couple in the Pfeiffer FSL.  The family name is later spelled Bahrwirt?.

BaerFN{Nikolaus}: fromUC the Pfalz m. A.Sophia, widow of Herr Scheibe ofUC the Pfalz on 23 May 1765 in Danzig (KS119, Mai&Marquart#754).  They have not been found in any printed FSL.

BaerFN: this family name was found recorded in Schotten parish records for many years prior to 1767; see Flegel trip.

Baerech{A.Catharina}: EEE p.575 says she was wife to Schaefer{Jacob} a son of {Eva E.}.  They settled first in Denmark and then in Schilling.

Baerech: see Baertsch.

BaerenbachGL: an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Berg family.  This might be the same place as the following entry, or there are 4 such in Baden-Palatinate and one Baerembach in Bas-Alsace.

BaerenbachGL, Kurmainz: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be home to an Uhlmann family.  There are two Baerenbach in Rhineland-Palatinate, one some 34 miles W and one some 40 miles SW of Mainz city center.

BaerenburgGL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to Ehrlich{Gottlieb}.  There is a Kurort Baerenburg some 17.5 miles S of Dresden city.

BaergFN: said by the Rosenort FSL to be fromUC Stadtfeld, Marienburg Amt.

BaergenFN: said by the Tiege FSL to be a son-in-law living in the Neufelt  household.

BaerstadtGL: an unidentified place said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to frau Weinert/the widow Pflaum and possibly to a Pflaum family.

Baerstadt, Nassau[-Usingen Principality]: is 11 km WNW of Wiesbaden city and was said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Baecker{Christoph} family.

BaertschFN: see Pertsch.

BaerwaldeGL: an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Mueller family.  There were at least 3 Beerwalde in Saxony and 2 Baerwalde in Poland.

BaerwaldeGL: also see Berwald.

Baessler/Besseler/Besselt/Bessler/Besener/Boehringer/Bauser?FN{Andreas}: married Hemlim{Rosina} in Rosslau on 18 June 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1023).   On 12 Sept. 1766 they arrived in Russia (Kulberg6202).  Not found in T.   By Sept. 1766 they had settled in Hoelzel FSL #3 which said he was fromUC Pettstadt, Bamberg [Bishopric].   However, in 1798 the maiden name of frau Bessler was given as Gelwein{Regina} (Mai1798:Hz14), and his family name was given variously as  Bessler (Hz23), Beuler (Sm2), Boehringer (Nk52), and possibly as Bauser (Dl42).  In 1792 it was given as Besener(?) (Mv942).

BagerFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Wiesbaden, Frankfurt-am-Main.

Bagnols, Frankreich: an unidentified place and said by the Franzosen FSL to be homeUC to a Reon family.  There are at least five Bagnols in France.  This may have been 17 miles NW of Avignon.

BaguFN: said by the Franzosen FSL to be fromUC Bersancon, Frankreich.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

BahlFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Aschaffenburg.

BahlausenFN:  said by the Reinhard FSL to be fromUC Radaschhausen?, Schwarzburg.  I could not find them in Mai1798.

BahltFN: said by the Goebel FSL to be fromUC Pressburg, Ungarn.

BahnFN: see Baini.

BahnbrueckenGL, Bruchsal [Amt], Baden: is some 8 miles E of Bruchsal city and proven by the GCRA to be home to the Laemmle family which went to Bergdorf; see their book for more details.

BahrFN: said by the 1798 Schulz census to be the maiden name of frau Lerch{J.Henirich}.

Bahrt{Johann}: spouse of  Bens{Elisabetha} and father of daughter of {Johanna E.Dorothea}  born 2 June 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#1295). Found in no published FSL.

Bahrt{Johanna E.Dorothea}: daughter of {Johann} and Bens{Elisabetha} born 2 June 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#1295). Found in no published FSL.

BahrwirtFN: see Baer.

BaideckVV: another spelling of BeideckVV.

Baier FN: filed along with Beier.

BaiersbronnGL, Freudenstadt [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 3 miles NW of Freudenstadt city and said by the KS:263 to be homeUC to Michael Fischer of Berdorf’s widow.

Baigerd FN:see Beichert.

BainiFN: said by the Husaren FSL to be fromUC Frankfurt-am-Main (no locality mentioned)   In 1798 this was spelled Bahn (Mai1798:Hn6), Boni (Km27) and Bani (Mv1040).

BaischFN:  settled, date unknown,  in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Sulz, Neckar/Sulz parish, Wuerttemberg.  Sulz-am-Neckar is some 27 miles WSW of Reutlingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg.

BaisingenGL: see Braistingen.

BakenbergGL: see Bakenburg.

Bakenburg?GL: an unidentified place said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Hartmann family.  Therre was a Blankenburg some 7 miles SW of Halberstadt city in Brunswick Duchy and there was a Bakenberg on the NW edge of Arnheim city.

BaklerFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be from Maastricht, Holland.  A Luebeck ML says this Berkler woman married in 1765 a Pohl man; by 1766 this couple was in Katharinenstadt (Mai&Marquardt#43).

BakusFN: listed by the 1816 Neudorf census (#33) with no origin. The GCRA found indications that the family came fromUC 1) Muenzesheim, Bruchsal [Amt], Baden which they guessed may have been Meisenheim, Rheinland,  or 2) fromUC Alsenz, Meisenheim [Amt], Rheinpfalz.    The adult second generation used the nameGauch with variations: Hauch and Haug.

BalFN, see Bahl.

Balart/BallardFN{Carl Ludwig}: fromUC Schwerin married in Luebeck on 16 July 1766 Spahr{A.Maria} (Mai&Marquardt#259). By 3 Aug 1767 they were settled in Paulskaya FSL #207 which said he was fromUC Schwerin (no locality mentioned).  Jim Parsonage of Brisbane, Australia says this Ballart family settled in Schaffhausen, then moved to Bulgulma, and finally in 1919 escaped to Manchuria, which they then escaped in 1949 to go to the US and Australia.  They are listed as Pallatte in Schaffhausen in the 1798 census (Mai1798:Sh20).

Balbierer: an unidentified place said by a Luebeck transportation list to be homeUC to Rossenberg{Justus} who had married Bock{M.Elisabeth} in Luebeck 1 April 1765 and  was entered in a Luebeck transportation list as Rostenberg  fromUC Balbierer (Mai&Marquardt#6). 

Baldamus{Johannes}: left Jessnitz for Russia (KS119).  He has not yet been found in any printed FSL.

BaldeFN: said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Delitzsch, [Kur-]Sachsen.  Also mistakenly spelled Falde in 1798 (Mai1798:Ur14).

Baler?FN: said by the Kraft FSL to be fromUC Londorf.

BaldafFN: said by the Seelmann FSL to be fromUC Gemuenden, Wuerzburg [Bishopric].  In 1798 spelled Baltauf (Mai1798:Sm31).

BalingenGL, [Wuerttemberg Duchy]: is some 21 miles SW of Reutlingen city, and said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Koch family.

BalingenGL, Balingen parish, Wuerttemberg.: is some 22 miles SW of Reutlingen, Baden Wuerttemberg, and was home to a Zuern family that settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa.

BalingerFN: see Bollinger.

Ball?FN: see Bahl.

BallardFN, see Balart.

BallartFN, see Balart.

BallenheimGS: a unidentified state; see Kloster Leichtstaedte.

Ballenheim(?)GL, Franken: an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Reicholdt family.  This might be Behlenheim, Alsace, some 7 miles NW of Strasbourg city center.

BallenstedtGL, Anhalt-Bernburg:

BallwitzGL: see Bulwitz.

BaltaufFN: see Baldaf.

Balthamus{Dorothea}: married in Luebeck on 16 June 1766 Hahnemann{Daniel}.

Baltzar{Johannes}: married in Luebeck on 15 July 1766 Kaufmann{Catharina}.  Listed in T5949-5950 and in KS119 but found in no published FSL.

BaltzerFN: filed among Balzers.

BalzerFN: said by the Grimm FSL to be fromUC Darmstadt (no locality mentioned).

BalzerFN: said by the Kraft FSL to be fromUC Weiler, Pfalz.

BalzerFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be a step-son living with the Hemrisch family which would indicate that frau Hemrisch was previously frau Balzer.  I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.

Balzer/BaltzerFN{Christoph(er)}: on 10 April 1766 in Rosslau married Ebert{Christina Sophia} (Mai&Marquardt#942, KS119, 126)  By July 1767 they had settled in Paulskaya FSL #26 which said he was fromUC Dessau (no locality mentioned) with two Boxhorn orphan boys in the household (FSL #26a). 

BalzerFN: said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Muehlried, Wuerrtemberg[sic?].  I could not find them in Mai1798.

BaltzerFN{Elisabeth}: married Stich{Christopher} in Rosslau on 29 June 1766 (KS159, Mai&Marquardt#1038).  I could not find them in Mai1798.

BaltzerFN{Johannes}: married Kaufmann{M.Katharina} in Luebeck on 25 July 1766 (KS119, Mai&Marquardt#187).  Not yet found in any published FSL.

Baltzer{Philip}: was a godparent at the 24 June 1766 Buedingen baptism of the son of Fuchs{Georg & Friederique} (Mai&Marquardt#1212).  Said to be single from the Pfalz he arrived in Russia 29 August 1766 (Kuhlberg5116).  Not found in any later source.

BalzerVV (aka Goloi Karamysh, Goly Karamysch, Golyj Karamysch) is a German village of the Reformed faith on the western side of the Volga.  An abbreviated translation of the Balzer FSL was first printed in KS: pp.77-78, with the entries and additional information (source not given by Stumpp) interspersed alphabetically pp.117-165.  The FSL is now published in full in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.I, pp.71-104.  According to these works, plus work done by researchers, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens.  Information and spelling sometimes differ between Stumpp and Pleve – information from Stumpp only is presented here in bold italics. A number following a family name is its FSL number.  Red lettering indicates the origin has been proven:

 

from Ansbach [Margraviate]: (Ditmer?/Dittmer12);

from Aulendiebach, Isenburg[-Buedingen County]: (Gerlach/Gierlach73, Lutz/Lotz68, Mesinger/Messinger62);

from Baden-Baden [Margraviate]: (Klein{Jacob Sr}30, {Jacob Jr}36;

from Baden-Durlach [Margraviate]: (Borell{Georg}29, {Jacob}28);

from Blanenbach: (Dorlosch/Dorlot/Darlot?2);

from Bueches/Buches, Isenburg[-Buedingen County]: (Weber98);

from Buedingen, Isenburg-Buedingen County: (Koehler80);

from Calbach, Isenburg-Buedingen County: (Koehler80, Rutt/Ruth44, frau Kling43);

from [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]: (Baer32, Berg{Georg}33);

from Duedelsheim, Isenburg-[Buedingen County]: (Bender41, Claus/Klaus4, Eurich{Adam}42, Eurich/Eyring/Eirich{Lorenz}47. Fech/Fecht50, Jaeckel/Jakel55, Kleinfelder59, Kling/Klinck43, Magel40, Raab{Heinrich}49, Scheit{Heinrich}52, {Philipp}53, Schneider{Heinrich}51 and frau Schneider(nee Ruehl)51, Weisheim/Weissheim{Conrad}57, {Johannes}58, {J.Heinrich}87, {Maria Sophia}88, and frau Weisheim (nee Schwartz)57);

from Eckartshausen, Isenburg-Marienborn County: (Kaiser45);

from Essen: (Barthuly1);

from Hanau [County]: (Kalbin86);

from Hessen: (Herbel39);

from Hoffsin?: (Barthuly1);

from Hohenlohe [County/Principality]: (Tehele/Tebele/Debel14, Volz/Voltz13);

from Huettengesas, Isenburg-Meerholz County: (Deckmann41a, frau Bender(nee Doerr)41, Doerr41a, Habermann{Valentin}86a, Heimbuch{Johannes}85, {Heinrich}90a, Neugard/Neuhard/Neidhard89, Protzmann/Protsmann/Brotsmann79, Roehrig/Rohrich91, Ross97, frau Ross (nee Doerr)97, Roth46, Schaefer66, frau Schaefer(nee Gaert)66, Zieg6);

from Isenburg(no country or locality identified): (Becker{Heinrich}103, Buchner, Dob, Engel96, Erth90, Faust{Conrad Jr}100a, {Conrad Sr}100, Frickel95, Heil{Conrad}92, Heizenroeder/Heitzenraeder75, Idt84, Kaehm{Caspar}93, Kaehm/Kehm{Markus}48, Keller{J.Heinrich}94, Koehler80, Mai71, Mueller64, Scheibel{A.Maria}105, {J.Heinrich}105a, Schlegel65, Schleuger99, Schneider{Conrad}76, {Gertrude}82, Sinner102, Stumpf104, Tirol/Triol83, Wukert77, and possibly Eiler?65a,  Junker103a);

from Kurpfalz: (Bauer{Johannes}26, {Ludwig}3, Blitz72, Busch{Jacob}19, Busick/Busiek28, Eichner37,Geist17,Gropp{Jacob}31, Haupt?70, Heckmann{Adam}25, {Michael}27, Heft8, Herzog16, Hoffmann{Valentin}20, Huber/Hubert23, Kolb{Wilhelm}34, Ritter18, Robertus9, Steinpreis/Steinepreis35, Stoehr24, and possibly Bauer{A.Susanna}19a);

from Leustadt, Isenburg[-Buedingen County?]: (widow Weber (nee Volckers/Volkers)98);

from Lieblos, Isenburg-Meerholz County: (frau Rohrich (nee Schmick)91);

from Lindheim, [Staden Ganerbschaft]: (Leichner54, Mai71);

from [Lorbach,] Isenburg[-Buedingen County]: (Lohrengel74, Reuss/Reis56);

from Lowenstein: (Karl11);

from Neuweidermus, Isenburg[-Meerholz County]: (frau Kraueter/Krauter (nee Schneider)81);

from Oberwidermus, Isenburg[-Meerholz County]: (Kraueter/Krauter81);

from [Oehringen], Hohenlohe [County/Principality]: (Tehele/Tebele/Debel14, Volz/Voltz13);

from [Kur-]Pfalz: (Karl11);

from Rohrbach, Isenburg[-Buedingen County]: (Grasmick/Grasmueck/Grasmuck63, 78, Popp/Bopp/Bott61);

from [Wied-]Runkel [County]: (Spaeth/Spaedt5);

from Schweiz: (Meier/Maier21, Merkel15, Scheck10);

from Schweiz: (Moehser);

from Strotzbuesch, [Kurtrier]: (Becker{Weil}69 and possibly Ulrich69a);

from Wittenberg: (Kiselmann?/Kisselmann22);

from Wolf, Isenburg-Buedingen County: (Bengel/Bingel/Dingel60, Gruen/Erin?67, frau Gruen(neeHart)67, frau Lotz (neeHart/Herdt)68, and possibly Gropp{Johannes}67a);

from? Wolferborn, Isenburg[-Birstein County?]: (Schleigel/Schlegel/Schleuger/Schleuchert{Johannes}101);

from Zweibruecken, Kurpfalz: (Decker{Philipp}7).

BamarFN: said by the Jost FSL to be fromUC Hobeck, Sachsen.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

BambergFN: see Bamberger

Bamberg [Bishopric]GS: seated in Bamberg, Bavaria which lies some 43 miles ENE of Wuerzburg and some100 miles ESE of Frankfurt-am-Main; it was an independent state under its Bishop in the 1760s with extensive territories.  None of the following references mention any locality within the Bishopric.  Said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Kleinlein family.  Said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to Diethorn?, Lill, and Seiler families and possibly a Koenig family. Said by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to Minterlein and Stark families. Said by the Hildmann FSL to be homeUC to a Rockenschuh family.  Said by the Hoelzel FSL to be homeUC to a Lee family.  Said by Kuhlberg to be homeUC to the Korger and Lee boys of Hoelzel.  Said by the Kamenka FSL to be homeUC to Baer/Beer/Baehr/Bayer?, Boehm/Behm, and Siebenhaar families. Said by Kuhlberg to be homeUC to the Rudolph family that went to Kano.  Said by Kulberg106 and 104 to be home to Heinlein and Spister catholic families.  Said by the Leichtling FSL to be homeUC to a Krib? family (there is some later indication that this might be a Groh family). Said by the Leitsinger FSL to be homeUC to Dehler, Faust, and Sener families.  Said by Kuhlberg to homeUC to Schuster{Michael} listed by the Leitsinger FSL as an orphaned brother-in-law in the Fritzmann household.  Said by the Louis FSL to be homeUC to a Stuermer family and possibly a Neuf  family.  Said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been homeUC to the widow Degner{A.Maria} (Lk50) and to the Burghardt{Nicolaus} family (Lk44) both likely Luzern first settlers.  Said by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to a Tuebelein  family. Said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be homeUC to Brehm{Peter}, Strecklein/Stecklein, and Wenger families.  Said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be homeUC to an Frankuechen and a Zimmermann family. Said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to Bittel, Knecker?, Leidemann, Mener?, and Stadelmann families. Said by the the Rohleder FSL to be homeUC to Koch{Georg}, Korger, Rohleder{Georg}, {J.Konrad},{J.Peter}, and Schreiner families.  Said by the Seelmann FSL to be homeUC to a Homes man.  Said by the Volmer FSL to be home to a Sauer family.  Said by Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been homeUC to Fleischmann{Georg (Lk157).

BambergerFN{Philipp}: Lutheran, fromUC Pfalz, arrived in Russia on 18 June 1766 with wife {Catharina} and 6 children (Kulberg#1000 p.86).  At least 3 of the children survived their dad and are listed in the next entry.

BambergerFN{J.Philipp, Konrad & A.Kunigunde}: said by the Moor FSL #18a to be a step-children living in the Scherf{Nicolaus} household (#18) along with their widowed mother (#18).

Bamberger{Engel}: a widow listed in T1374.  She must have remarried or died prior to the advent of the FSLs.  I have been unable to identify her in any other record.

Bamberger/BambergFN{J.Engelhardt}:  on 1 July 1766 he married Koch{A.Christina} in Luebeck (KS119, Mai&Marquardt#172).  Listed in KS119 and T1374 but not in Mai1798.

BammentalGL, Baden: is some 5 miles SE of Heidelberg, Baden Wuerttemberg.

Bammental, Dilsberg Unteramt, Heidelberg Oberamt, Kurpfalz:  EEE p.478 said this was homeUC to Kling{J.Georg} who settled first in Denmark and then in Neu-Saratowka.  This is the same place as the previous entry, except some 50 years earlier.

BanatGL, Hungary: the Banat was an area of considerable German settlement across the Danube from Belgrade extending N and E.

BandelFN: said by the Schuck FSL to be fromUC Bieswang.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Su26.

BandelFN{J.Ludwig}:  married Kallop{A.Dorothea} on 29 June in Rosslau (KS119, 137 and Mai&Marquardt#1035).  Not listed in Kulberg, T or Mai1798.

BangelFN: said by the Dietel FSL to be step-children living in a Dietel family householdwhich was said to be  fromUC Runkel, Kurfalz.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Dt33 and Hs8.

BangertFN: said by the Bangert FSL to be fromUC Niederlauken, Nassau-Usingen.  In 1798 spelled Bonger and the wife’s maiden name was given as Hubert (Mai1798:Bg5).

BangertVV (aka Saumarye, Saumorje, Zaumorje) is a Lutheran German village on the eastern side of the Volga.  Its  FSL is now published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.I, pp. 105-113.  According to this, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens. The number with the name is their household number in the FSL:

from Anspach, [Kur-]Trier: (Weirich28);

from Bernhausen, Wuertemberg: (Deibert?/Daiber/Teiber20);

from Dorfweil, Nassau-Usingen: (Loob/Loeb16);

from Esch, Nassau: (Eckert/Eckhardt22);

from Frauenstein, Sachsen: (Stehm?4);

from Freiburg: (Heiss14a, Reber14);

from Grimmellfingen, Ulm, Schwaben: (Huber/Hubert27, possibly Gerhardt27a);

from Hasselborn, Nassau-Usingen: (Boxer8, Reitz9);

from Homburg, Darmstadt: (Beil/Feil/Peil21);

from Kleeberg, Wetterau, Darmstadt: (Gammel/Hammel?13, Hamel/Hammel29, Schmidt{Johann, Peter, Katharina}6,10,30);

from Mittelhausen, Nassau-Usingen: (Otto15);

from Moenstadt, Nassau-Usingen: (Sorg11);

from Moettau, Nassau-Weilburg: (Burg/Bork12);

from Neustadt, Kurmainz: (Heiland24);

from Niederlauken, Nassau-Usingen: (Bangert/Bonger1, Huber/Hubert18,18a, Sahl23, Schnorr17);

from Oberwetz, Braunfels: (Otto7);

from Philippstein, Nassau-Weilburg: Gath?/Gatt/Hatt32);

from Pulheim(?), Darmstadt: (Bonecker3);

from Rod an der Weil, Nassau-Usingen: (Nickel19);

from Roemershausen, Darmstadt: (Schoesser5);

from Steinbach, Darmstadt: (Gossmann?26);

from Uckersdorf, Nassau-Dillenburg: (Siebert/Sieber25);

from Weilmuenster, Nassau-Weilburg: (Erber2);

from Zuzenhausen, Kurpfalz: (Wirth/Werth31).

BaniFN: see Baini.

Banne, Frankreich: is 43 miles NW of Avignon and said by the Franzosen FSL to be homeUC to a Boquere family.

BannerodGL, [Riedesel Barony]: is some 30 miles ENE of Friedberg-in-der-Wetterau and was home to the Kissler who went to Frank.  See Penrot.

Bantzen{J.Gottlieb}: he married Heyne{M.Antonia} in Rosslau on 28 May 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#860).  I could not find them in any published FSL.  KS129 has the name as Gantzen.

BapstFN: see Pabst.

BaratFN: said by the Franzosen FSL to be fromUC Labor,Frankreich.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

BarataevkaVV: a version of the Russian name for BettingerVV.

BaratajewkaVV: a version of the Russian name for BettingerVV.

BaratayevkaVV: a version of the Russian name for BettingerVV.

BarberichFN: said by the Goebel FSL to be fromUC Rengshausen(?), Kurmainz.  Later spelled Berberich (Mai1797:Mv695, Se18).

BarbieFN: see Barbier.

BarbierFN: said by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Vandelans, Frankreich. Spelled Barbie in 1798 (Mai1798:Om45).

BarbierFN: said by the Louis FSL to be fromUC Bitsch, Lothringen. In 1798 the family name was spelled Barbie (Mai1798:Ls24,Mt62).

Barby, [Kur-]Sachsen: is 25 km SE of Magdeburg city and was said by the Schulz FSL to be homeUC to a Geise? family.  Said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to an Enike family.

BareisFN: see Paris.

Barelo or BartoleFN: said by the Moor FSL to be fromUC Behren-Luebchin?.  The family name was spelled Barthuly in 1798 (Mai1798:Mo70).

Barenburg?, [Hoya County, Kurbraunsweig]: said by the Stephan FSL to be homeUC to a Genke family.

Barett FN: said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be fromUC Licques?, Frankreich.  I could not find members of this family in  Mai1798.

Barg?, [Kur-]Brandenburg: an unidentified place said by the Reinhard FSL to be homeUC to the Wolf family.

BargerFN: see Berger.

Barger(?)GL, Kurpfalz: an unidentified place said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Mueller family.

Barkastein?: an unidentified place said by the Stephan FSL to be homeUC to a Baron family.

BarmanFN: the 1798 Dobrinka census says this was Seifert’s wife’s maiden name (Mai1798:Db36).

Barmut/BormutFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Schoenberg.

BaronFN{Anton}: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Salzburg.

BaronFN{Johannes}: said by the Stephan FSL to be fromUC Barkastein?.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sp7 but also spelled Bornn in 1793, 1794 and 1798 (Mv2841,2845,Kf41, and Gk1).  Spelled Born in 1767 (T275 and 276).

BaronskVV: a Russian name for KatharinenstadtVV.

Baronville(?)GL, Luxembourg: now in Belgium, some 43 miles NW of Luxembourg city, and said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Charles family.

Barpach? GL, Fetzburg?: an unidentified place said by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to a Mader family. 

BarrGL, Strasbourg [Amt], Elsass: is some 18.5 miles SW of Strasbourg city, and was a District administrative center.

BartFN:  listed by the Bergdorf 1816 census (KS:659, 214) without origin.  GCRA thinks they previously may have gone from Hoepfingen, Wuerttemberg to Kolonie Koenigsbach, S. Prussia in 1804.  Also spelled Barth.

BartFN: said by the Kolb FSL to be fromUC Heimweiler(?), Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter(?).  Later spelled Barth.

BartGL, Grafschaaft Hanau: an unidentified locality said by the Roethling FSL to be homeUC to a Ritt family.

Bartazeie?FN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Schulz FSL to be fromUC Hessen-Kassel [Landgraviate].  I could not find him in Mai1798.

BartelFN: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Zerbst (no locality mentioned).   Spelled Bartel in 1794 and 1798 (Mai1798: Mv330, Or25).

BartelFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Befort, Luxembourg with a orphan Roething girl in the household.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bn46.

Bartel/Pertel{Christian}:

BartelFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Liebau, Sachsen.

BartelFN: said by the Pleve version of the Norka FSL to an orphan boy fromUC Isenburg-Buedingen (locality in question) in the Milling household.  Ruth Schultz reports that his death record in Norka church records lists Buedingen as his birth place.  I could not find him in  Mai1798.

BartelFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Dengkofen.

Bartel{Johann}FN: said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be a step-son in the Ecksu? household.

Bartel{Ludwig}FN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be fromUC Minden [Principality], Hannover [sic].  I could not find members of this family in Mai1798.

Bartel/BarthelFN{Jochim Andreas}: son of {Johann} and his wife Schroeder{M.Sophia} was baptized in Luebeck on 28 April 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1349).  Kulberg#1410 lists the father as Lutheran fromUC Zerbst.  T5612-5614 lists them but I have not found them in Mai1798.

Bartel{Michael&M.Elisabeth}: Kulberg1413 says he was Lutheran fromUC Zerbst.  Both died on the way from Oranienbaum to the Volga (T5624,5625); she had been a godparent at {Jochim Andreas}’ baptism (Mai&Marquardt#1349).

BartelFN: also see Pertel.

BartelmeiFN: said by the Walter FSL to be fromUC Kerschvelt/Kirschalt/Kirschfelt[Gersfeld]GL, Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter.  Also spelled Bartolmei and Bartolomei.by the Russian scribe of the Walter FSL.  According to Doris Evans, this origin was confirmed in parish records in research done by Anneliese Micheiwski for Margo Sherer : a Bartholmess man died in Wuestensachsen before 1690, his son, born in Wuestensachsen married a Richter woman in Gersfeld in 1690.

Bartels?BartelsenFN{Ulrica}: on 28 June 1766 in Luebeck she married Rosemann {K.Andreas} (Mai&Marquardt#113).   By 12 Sept 1766 they had arrived in Russia (Kulberg#4827 p.307).  By Aug 1767 they had settled in Bettinger FSL #7 which said he was from Ansbach.  Not listed in KS or T.

BartelsenFN: see Bartels.

BartelsonFN: said by the Galka FSL to be fromUC Abo.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

BartensteinGL: see Bautenstein.

Barteter? FN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Stadtamhof, [Kur-]Bayern.  I could not find them in Mai1798.

BartezanFN:  said by the Ober-Monjou 1798 census to be the maiden name of frau Konradi (Mai1798:Om12).

BarthFN:  arrived in South Russia in 1819, later settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Glems, Urach Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.  Stumpp, p.598, says a Barth family fromUC Marbach, Wuerttemberg left in 1817 and later settled in Gueldendorf.  Marbach is some 30 miles N of Glems.

BarthFN{J.Nikolaus}: son of {Christian} deceased was a foster son of the Block family which was said to be fromUC Nidda by the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL #60a.

BarthFN: said  (no locality mentioned) by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC [Kur]-Brandenburg.

BarthFN: said by the Reinwald FSL to be fromUC Stolberg-Gedern [County].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Rw8 and 28.

Barth{A.Elisabeth}: }: recorded as a godparent at the 11 May 1766  Luebeck baptism of Hinckel{A.Maria} daughter of {J.Carl} and Schreiner{A.Maria} (Mai&Marquardt#1352).

BarthFN{A.Catharina}: fromUC Butzbach married  in Friedberg 21 April 1766 Bohler{J.Wendel} (Mai&Marquardt#324). They were not listed in either KS, Kulberg, T or any published FDSL.

BarthFN: also see Bart.

Barth?GL, Schwedisch Pommern: is some 31 miles NE of Rostock city, and said by the Dreispitz FSL to be homeUC to a Schulz family.

Barthel{J.Georg}: from Schwickershausen near Limburg; he, his wife and 4 children left for Schaffhausen (KS119).  They do not appear in the 1767 Schaffhausen FSL.

Bartholl/BartholdFN: see Barthuly.  a daughter of this family was baptized in 1764 in the St. Petri Lutheran Church in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#1335).

Bartholmess{Hans}: Margo Sherer found that his son {Heinrich} married Richter{Eva} in Wuestensachsen in 1690.  Go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/b/bartholomai_walter.cfm for a bit more information.

BartholomaeusFN: she is said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to have married Wolf in Oranienbaum, but no origin is given for her.

Bartholomae/Bartholomaeus{Christian}: he arrived in Russia in Sept 1766 (Kulberg5375 which said he was single fromUC Hessen.  Later, still single, he took transport from Oranienbaum to the Volga (T1500).  Not found in any published FSL but in 1793 a daughter left Philippsfeld to marry in Reinwald (Mai1798:Mv2315) and  at age 51 in 1798 he was with wife Wiederhold{Katharina E.} age 45 living in Philippsfeld #18 (Mai1798:Pp18).  She had been in a first settler family in Philippsfeld. 

Bartholomaeus/Bartholomai/BartolomaiFN{Georg}: coming fromUC Herschfeld/Hirsfeld (i.e.Gersfeld) on 14 September 1766 arrived in Oranienbaum, Russia  with wife {Veronica} and daughter {Agatha} 7   (Kulberg6443).  Later in 1766 {Georg} wife {Anna} (who died enroute), and daughter {Anna} 1, in Oranienbaum took transport for the Volga (T3365-3367).  By Sept 1767  {Georg}, {Anna}, and daughter {Agathe} 8, had arrived in Walter FSL 103 which said he was fromUC Herschfeld.  Not listed in KS.  In 1798 his widow Schoessler{Elisabeth} is remarried to Wiederspahn{H.Ernst} (Mai1798:Wt10) and daughter {Agatha} is married to Maier{Friedrich} (Wt11).

BartholomaeusFN{Nikolaus}: KS119 says he was leftUC Gersfeld near Fulda for Russia.  Not found separately  in Kulberg, unless this is the son listed in the next entry.  Not found in T, but by August 1767 he and wife {Dorothea} were settled at Walter FSL #17 which said he was fromUC Hersfeld.  In 1798 his widow and orphaned children were recorded in Walter (Mai1798:Wt7).

Bartholomaey{Nicolaus}: he with wife {Maria}, and children {Catharina} 30, {Johann} 28, {Nicolaus} 25, {Cunigunda} 23, {Catharina} 19, Johann 8, and grandson { Johanna} (Kulberg#6436).  Not found in any FSL.  Except possibly for son {Nicolaus}, see above, I have not located them Russia.

Bartholomaeus{Johann(es)}: on 14 September 1766 fromUC Hersfeld with wife {Margaretha} and son {Georg} 6, he arrived in Oranienbaum (Kulberg6439).   Later on those 3 took transport from Oranienbaum for the Volga (T3372-3374).  I did not find them in KS, Kulberg, or in any published FSL.  But in 1798 son {Georg} is in Walter married to Sell{Dorothea} (Mai1798:Wt107).

BartholomaeusFN{Nikolaus}: On 15 June 1766 in Buedingen he married Heberlin{Catharina E.} (Mai&Marquardt#694).  By Sept 1766 they, along with his mother {Anna|}, had arrived in Russia; he said to be fromUC Herschfeld (Kulberg#6490).   Still in 1766 they took transport from to Oranienbaum the Volga (T3379-3380).  I have not further located them in Russia.

Bartholomae/Bartholomaeus{Johann}:  Kulberg4826 says he was Lutheran and arrived 12 Sept 1766 fromUC Darmstadt, with wife {Elisabeth}.  I did not find them in any published FSL.

Bartholomae/Bartholomaeus{Stephan}:  Kulberg4826 says he was Catholic and arrived 30 May 1766 fromUC Darmstadt, with wife {Elisabeth}.  I did not find them in any published FSL.

BartholomaeusFN: also see Bartolmei.

Bartholome/Bartolomae{J.Heinrich}: married Brann{Elisabeth} on 15 May 1766 in Luebeck. (Mai&Marquardt#60 and KS119).  They arrived in Russia 12 Sept. 1766, he said to be fromUC Darmstadt (Kulberg4826). Later that year they took transport from Oranienbaum to the Volga (T3960-3961).  Found in no published FSL or in Mai1798.

Bartholomai FN: see Bartholomaeus.

Barthuly/BarthollFN{Balzer/Balthasar}: Gerhard Lang found that he was born 20 August 1729 in Ruchheim and married on 10 May 1756 in Lampertheim.   His bride, Groesser{A.Margaretha}, was born in Lampertheim 2 March 1726.  The Balzer FSL said he was fromUC Hoffsin?.   Said by the Stumpp version to be fromUC Essen (KS119).  Prior to heading east, they lived for a time in Denmark (now Schleswig Holstein).  In 1766 their daughter Bartholl {Engel Dorathea} was baptised in Luebeck: among the godparents was Puschkin{Muchin} the Rusian Imperial Ambassador! (Mai&Marquardt#1330).  Said to have come fromUC Hofheim-bei-Worms he arrived at Viborg, Juetland Royal Province in Dec. 1760 and lived in Colony J2 “Friderichsheede”, Amt Silkeborg.  In 1763 he and two others, murder being involved, escaped the penitentiary  (EEE p.340, see this for more detail).  In 1798 the maiden name of [the second?] frau Barthuly was given as Weber (Bz44); she was listed as an unmarried Weber daughter in the Balzer FSL (#98).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bz44, 45, 77, 88.  For more information go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/b/barthuly_balzer.cfm.

BarthulyFN: also see Barelo.

BarthulyusFN: said by the Lauwe FSL to be fromUC Gorgom?, Wittenberg. .  I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.

BartisFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Besers?.   Spelled Bertus in 1798 (Mai1798:Mt16).

BartoleFN: see Barelo.

BartolmeiFN: according to the Buedingen ML this Bartholomaeus man fromUC Gersfeld married a Heberlin woman in 1766; by 1767 this couple was in Walter (Mai&Marquardt#694). Also see Bartelmei.

BartolomaiFN: see Bartholomaeus.

BartolomeiFN: see Bartholomaeus.

BartholomessFN: see Bartholomaeus.

Bartschuetz: an unidentified place said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have been homeUC to the Conrad{Johannes} family (Lk92); who may have been among the Schoenchen first settlers.  There was a Burtshuetz, Kursachen, 3 km W of Zeitz city.

Baruth, [Kur-]Sachsen: is 32 miles SSE of Berlin city centre, was in northernmost Kursachsen, and was was said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be homeUC to the Meckel family. 

Baschka/PashkaFN: see Paske.

BaselGL, Schweiz: is some 70 miles S of Strasbourg, and said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Kohl family.

BaselVV (aka Gratz, Kratz, Vasilevka, Wasiljewka): a Lutheran colony founded in 1767, moved in 1770, on the eastern side of the Volga river not far from Wittmann.  To the best of my knowledge no copy of its First Settlers’ List has been found and published.  Anyone learning of such a document, please let us know immediately.

Possible Basel first settles: Ahlborg/Alburg(Johann}, Schumacher{Heinrich}.

Basenstein?: an unidentified place said by the Recruiter Beauregard list (Lk123) to have been homeUC to the Catholic Katzendorn{Carl} who may have been a Wittmann first settler.

BashkakovkaVV: the Russian name for KindVV.

BasnerFN:  said by the Reinhard FSL to be fromUC Neckersberg?, Preussen.  For 1789 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2384, Rh17, 13, and Sf25. 

BasnerFN: the wife was said by the Reinhard FSL to be fromUC Friburg?, Isenburg.  Her maiden name was given as Stadelmann in 1798 (Mai1798:Rh17).

Basrom{Ludwig}: he and his wife Herl{Katharina E.} leftUC Laubach near Giessen for Russia (KS119).  I could not find them in any published FSL.

BassGL: an unidentified place, said by the Galka FSL to be homeUC to an Egeus? family.

BassenheimGS: the Waldbott von Bassenheim family’s home base was this small barony which occupied lands immediately surrounding Bassenheim town, some 5 miles W of Koblenz city as well as small areas around Schmitten in the highest Taunus Mountains, as well as a bit of land just W of Usingen.  Their lands were sometimes also called the Waldbott Barony.  For a very long period of  time  Kurmainz evidently held title to some or all of the Walbott von Bassenheim holdings.  Bassenheim (no locality indicated) was said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the Peterson family.  Said (no locality indicated) by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to a Mueller family.  Said (no locality mentioned) by Kuhlberg to be homeUC to the Hamm man who first settled in Kano.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to (Baecker{Johannes}.  Said by the Roethling FSL to be homeUC to a Rupp family.  Said by the Recruiter Beauregard list (Lk77) to have been homeUC to the Schumann{Heinrich} family who may have been  Wittmann first settlers.

Basser{A.Maria}: this widow of a Pastel left Luzern in 1778 to remarry in Wittmann (Mai1708:Mv1604); so is a probable first settler of Luzern.

Bassert?{Adam}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been  fromUC Orb and to have gone to Luzern in 1768 (Mai1798:Lk118) where they surely were among the Luzern first settlers.  He may have been father to Basser{A.Maria}.

Bassinger{Martin}: of Worhd was a witness at the wedding there of Greiff{J.Gg.} and Meyer{Margaret} on 10 April 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#769).

BastFN: said by the Dobrinka FSL to be fromUC Elbing, Preussen.

BastFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Alsfeld, Hessen.

BastFN{no given names}: said by KS119 to have left Ulfa ner Buedingen for  Katharinenstadt.

Baster{Anna+4c}: Kulberg150 said this widow was fromUC Gruenberg.  I did not find her or any obvious children in T, in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

BastianFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be an orphan boy in the Oestereich household.  I could not find him in Mai1798.

BastianFN: also see Paustan.

BastronFN {J.Ludwig}: said by the Frank FSL (#54) to be fromUC Bigens(?), Isenburg.  Doris Evans says this origin is confirmed as Buedingen in research done by Manfred Steinberger for Virginia West: the original colonist was born in Buedingen and his father had been a stocking weaver in Offenbach.  The colonist’s wife was Lang{Johanetta E.} from Laubach.  Research done byAnneliese Micheiwski for the Frank Research Fund shows that the Bastron/Pastron family had been French Huguenot refugees and had been two or three generations in the Offenbach  and Buedingen areas.  For information on those earlier generations go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/b/bastron_frank.cfm.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Fk60, 61, 92.

Batave?, Estines?: an unidentified place and said by the Franzosen FSL to be homeUC to a Bruneau family.

BateinFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC France (no locality indicated).  I cannot find them in the index to the 1798 censuses.

BaterieFN: said by the Franzosen FSL to be fromUC Are, Frankreich.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

BathFN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Alsfeld, Darmstadt.

BathauerFN{Kaspar}: said by the Goebel FSL #5 to be fromUC Mainz (no locality mentioned).  KS119 and the Buedingen ML say this man married  Neuwirt(h){Katharina E.}  in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#378).  Later spelled Batthauer (Mai1798:Gb38).

BatschkaGL: is now Bodani in the Vojvodina region of Serbia.

BattFN: said by the Dietel FSL to be fromUC Gottenstein(?) area, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate].  Spelledn both Batt and Bott in 17908 (Mai1798:Dt17b and Fk29).

BattFN: also see Battin, Bott and Patt.

Batthauer: see Bathauer.

BattinFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Frankreich (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Batt in 1798 (Mai1798:Nr7).

BatzFN{Johann}: said byKuhlberg2377 and  the Grimm FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality or country identified).

BatzFN{Heinrich}: said Kuhlberg3709 and by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Later spelled Betz (Mai1798:Nr98).

Batz FN:  said by the Reinhard FSL to be fromUC Auerbach, [Kur-]Sachsen.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Rh24. 

Batzel FN{A.Magdalena}: married in Luebeck 15 May 1766 Riemer{Gottfried} (Mai&Marquardt#56).  By August 1767 they had settled at  Orlovskaya FSL #42.

BaudeFN: said by the Lauwe FSL to be fromUC Ravensburg?, Schwaben.  In 1798 the family name was given as Baute (Mai1798:Lw13).

Bauer{A.Susanna}FN: a daughter of Bauer{Melchior} arrived in Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in May 1762 with the Busch{Jacob} household (EEE p.342, see this for more detail).  Said by the Balzer FSL #19a in March 1766 to be an orphan woman in the Busch{Jacob} household.  She probably died before the 1798 census.

Bauer{Johannes}FN: said to be fromUC Kaeferthal, Oberamt Manheim, Kurpfalz he arrived at Schleswig Royal Duchy in May 1762 along with his parents {Melchior and Barbara} and siblings {Susanna Catharina, Hans Georg and Caspar}; they lived at #4 “Heins Hof” in Colony F9 “Magdalenenheide”, Amt Flensburg but were required to leave in April 1765 (EEE p.342, see this for more detail).  Said by KS120 and the Balzer FSL #26 to be fromUC Kurpfalz (no locality mentioned).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bz55 and 105.

Bauer{Lud(e)wig}FN: a son of {Melchior} of the Reformed faith fromUC Kaeferthal (just NE of Mannheim city), Oberamt Mannheim, Kurpfalz arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in May 1762, and with wife {Eva Margaretha} and 2 small children settled in August 1763 at #1 “Gruttschreibers Hof” in Colony F17 “Louisental”, Amt Flensburg.  After April 1765 they left for Russia (EEE p.342, see this for more detail).  Said by KS120 and Balzer FSL #3 to be fromUC Kurpfalz (no locality mentioned).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bz102 and 107.

Bauer(M. Margaretha}FN: Bonner proved she was baptized in, married Leichner in, and had her first children baptized in, Lindheim, [Staden Ganerbschaft] before the couple went to Balzer.

BauerFN: said by the Bauer FSL to be fromUC Erpel, Nassau.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Br25 and Dt63.

BauerFN{Christina}: married Treudt{J.Christoph} 11 March 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#404, KS161).  Not listed in T or in Kulberg.  By 1775 they had settled in Beideck (1775 census #54).

BauerFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Erbach (no locality mentioned).  A Friedberg ML says this man of Gadern, Erbach married in 1766 a Nild woman fromUC HohenSolms.

BauerFN{Friedericka}: this woman was listed as frau Teske in the Bergdorf census (KS:669) with no origin; the GCRA proved her origin in Muehlausen-an-der-Enz, Vaihingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg, using FHL 1,184,988.  See their book for detail.

BauerFN{Adam}: KS119 says he was fromUC Geroldshofen near Wuerzburg and married in Woehrd Horpf{Katharina} (daughter of {Hans} ofUC Edesheim near Kreiensen) before leaving forUC Boaro.  A Woehrd ML says he was son of the deceased {Hanns Georg} and  married {Catharina} (the widow of  Harpf{Hans} (a day laborer from Edersheim-am-Main) on 6 May  1766; both man and wife were Catholic (Mai&Marquardt#794).  Einwanderrung IV:371 says they arrived on the Volga on 3 Aug. 1767.  I do not know in what colony they were settled.

BauerFN{Andreas&Margaretha}: said by KS120 and the  Boaro FSL #60 to be fromUC Woerliz, Dessau.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bx24, 28 and 45, Mv2614(1789), and  Zg37.  Mai&Marquardt#1051 suggests that he was in Galka #50 in 1798; however that {Andreas} seems to have been in the Galka FSL #46 and so is unlikely to have also been in Boaro at the same time.

BauerFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Neuburg, Kurpfalz.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bn23.

Bauer FN: said by the Dehler FSL to be fromUC Neustadt, Kurmainz.

BauerFN{Georg Michael}: a Lutheran who according to EEE arrived in Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy fromUC Adelshofen [which was 23 km W of Heibronn city centre], Herrschaft von Graf von Neipperg Ritterlicher Kanon Kraichgau, Schwaebischer Ritterkreis in June 1762 with wife Susanna and 2 children; they left Denmark sometime after May 1764 (EEE p.341, see this for more detail). Said by the Doenhof FSL #33 to be fromUC Kurpfalz (no locality mentioned).

BauerFN{Wilhelm}: a Lutheran who according to EEE was a son (sic?) of {Georg Michel} and arrived in Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy fromUC Adelshofen [which was 23 km W of Heibronn city centre], Herrschaft von Graf von Neipperg Ritterlicher Kanon Kraichgau, Schwaebischer Ritterkreis in July 1762 with wife Susanna and 2 children; they left Denmark sometime after May 1764 (EEE p.341, see this for more detail). Said by the Doenhof FSL #35 to be fromUC Kurpfalz (no locality mentioned).  [I think he was brother to {G.Michael} since he was reported in Doenhof to be 21 when {G.Michael} was reported as 33-35 – ed.]

BauerFN {J.Jakob}: said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Kirschbach(?), Erbach.  Gieg1 proved that this was Pfirschbach, Breubach Condominium.  This man had been born in Nieder-Kinzig, was a shepherd at Annelsbach, married  Schmidt{E.Katharina} in Hoechst, and had children born in Pfrischbach and Ober-Kinzig, all in the Breubach Condo.  They and their children are recorded in the Frank FSL (#96), the parents names therein: Bauer{Johannes and Elisabeth}.

BauerFN this woman, daughter of the previous entry, born in Pfrischbach, married Schork before immigrating to Frank (Gieg1).

BauerFN{J.Simon}: his first wife evidently died about 1759.  Then son {J.Christoph} was born to him and his [2nd] wife Krueger{M.Susanna} 12 May 1766 in Luebeck; Treut{J.Christoph} was a godparent (Mai&Marquardt#1289).  On 4 July 1766 this couple arrived in Russia with 6 children, including son [J.Christoph} to tow and the father said to be from Linden (Kulberg2265).  Not listed in T.  By July 1767 they had settled with 4 of those children (evidently the eldest daughter had died or married and that youngest son had died) in Galka FSL #46 which said he was fromUC Lind, Oesterreich.  In For 1798 see Mai1798:Gk21 and 50.

BauerFN{Jakob}: said by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:675, 215) to be from Schwaikheim, Waiblingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  However, using FHL(1,187,017), the GCRA proved origin Enzberg, Maulbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg. See the GCRA book for more details.

BauerFN{Alexander}: said by KS:215 to be from Muehlhausen, Vaihingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  The GCRA verified that origin, using FHL 1,184,988, and found him in Glueckstal.  See their book for detail.

BauerFN: Curt Renz has found the church records for this Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia, family in Zell, Esslingen Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.  Stumpp, p.523, says they arrived in Russia in 1816.

BauerFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Pressburg.

BauerFN: Herr Bauer was said by the Koehler FSL to be fromUC Binau, and his frau’s maiden name was given as Staud (no origin given).

BauerFN: said by the Kolb FSL to be fromUC Erbach, Falkenstein.

Bauer{Baltzer/Baltasar}: his wife was Schneidmuehl{A.Dorothea} and their daughter {A.Maria} was baptized in Luebeck on 28 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1293). By  July 1767 they had settled in Krasnoyar FSL #23 which said he was fromUC Isenburg-Birstein (no locality indicated).  By 1798 they were  in Krasnoyar with a son and 2 grandchildren (Mai1798:Ks25).

BauerFN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Wetgra(?), Isenburg.

BauerFN: said by the 1798 Laub census to be the maiden name of frau Eberlein (Mai1798:Lb23).

BauerFN: said by the Leichtling FSL to be fromUC Alzey (no locality mentioned).

BauerFN: said by the Louis FSL to be fromUC Bernkastel, Kurtrier.  See Hild of Louis.

BauerFN: said by the Louis FSL to be fromUC Frauenberg, Lothringen.

Bauer{Adam}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been fromUC Orb, [Kurmainz] (Lk113).  He married Froedin{A.Catharina} on 29 June 1766 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#1037, KS120 & 129).  For 1767 see T4837-4838.  They were in Luzern in 1798 (Mai1798:Lz15)  and no earlier colony is indicated; so was likely one of Luzern’s first settler couples.  For a possible 1798 see Mai1798:Lz31?.  A son may have moved to Wittmann in 1789 (Mai1798:Mv1614, Wm20).

Bauer{Johann}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been fromUC Orb, [Kurmainz] and to have moved to  Luzern in 1768 (Lk64), which would make this couple a Luzern first settler couple. For 1767 see T4828-4829.  A daughter moved in 1778 from Luzern to marry in Zug (Zg6).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Lz21, 9 and maybe 31, and Om4. 

Bauer{J.Jacob}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been fromUC Orb, [Kurmainz] and to have moved to  Luzern in 1768 (Lk114).  For 1767 see T4834-4835.  One daughter moved to Katharinenstadt to marry in 1796 (Mai1798:Mv1623, Ka93) and one to Zug in 1797 (Mv1425, Zg5)..  For a possible 1798 see Mai1798:Lz31?.  A son may have moved to Wittmann in 1789 (Mv1614, Wm20).

BauerFN: said by the 1798 Mariental census  to be the maiden name of Frau Martis (no origin given).

BauerFN: said by the Messer 1798 census to be the maiden name of frau Betz (Mai1798:Ms33).

BauerFN: said to have married in 1766 the Glueck man who settled in Neidermonjou; she died enroute to Russia (Mai&Marquardt#77).

Bauer/Baur{J.Adam}: this son of Bauer/Bajer?{Johannes} fromUC the Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate arrived in Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in Nov. 1760; he with his wife and 2 children lived in Colony J3 “Friderichsmose”, Amt Silkeborg and were last recorded in Denmark in Jan. 1765.  They are in Neu-Saratowka-bei-St.Petersburg parish records.

BauerFN{Georg/J. Bernard}: Lutheran fromUC Bretten Amt, Kurpfalz, arrived in Schleswig city, Schleswig Royal Province in May 1761.  With wife and 3 children he left their Danish Colony after Jan. 1765.  They were later in the parish records of Neu-Saratowka colony nearSt.Petersburg (EEE p.341,  see this for more detail).

Bauer{Margarete/Margaretha}:  married  Glueck{Johannes aka J.Andreas?} on 12 June 1766 in Luebeck  (Mai&Marquardt#77 and KS130).  On 8 Aug 1766 they arrived in Russia (Kulberg#3989). T5122 said she died on route to Saratov.  The Niedermonjou FSL #63 in August 1767 has him with a new wife {Christina} and says he was fromUC Magdeburg.

BauerFN{Georg}: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  In 1798 the wife’s maiden name was given as Krohl (Mai1798:Nr70), for other possible 1798 also see (Nr21 and 168).

BauerFN{Georg,Katharina}: the Norka FSL says these orphans of Georg Bauer were living in the Baecker{J.Philipp} household.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Nr128 and perhaps 21.

BauerFN{Jacob}: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  In 1798 the wife’s maiden name was given as Weber (Mai1798:Nr55), for other possible 1798 also see (Nr21 and 168).

BauerFN{Thomas}: the Norka FSL says this orphaned son of Thomas Bauer was living with an Isenburger Weigandt family.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Nr104 and perhaps 21.

BauerFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Bayreuth (no locality mentioned).

BauerFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Fuerth.

BauerFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Neumann?, Pfalz.

BauerFN: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be fromUC Beerleite?, Wien, [Austria].  He surely had died prior to the 1798 Volga censuses.

Bauer{August} FN: said by the Schaefer FSL to be fromUC Winterbach, [Pfalz-]Zweibruecken [Duchy].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sf19 and possibly Sf11?

Bauer{Conrad} FN: said by the Schaefer FSL to be fromUC Winterbach, [Pfalz-]Zweibruecken [Duchy].  For a possible 1798 see Mai1798: Sf11?

Bauer{Conrad}FN: his wife was said by the Schaefer FSL to be fromUC Mannheim, Kurpfalz.

Bauer{J.Peter}FN: said by the Schaefer FSL to be fromUC Winterbach, [Pfalz-]Zweibruecken [Duchy].  For 1794 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2526,Sf3 and Gf6.

BauerFN: said by the Schuck FSL to be fromUC Ladenburg, [Kurpfalz].  For 1793 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2640,Su8,9,12,Pf10,Rt21.

Bauer FN{J.Melchior}: this Lutheran fromUC Wimpfen (2 km NNW of Oberreisesheim) arrived in Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy  in June 1762; he, his wife and 2 children settled at #34 Colony G18 “Neuboerm”, Amt Gottorf,  then left in June 1764 for Russia (EEE p.341, see this for more detail). Said by the Shcherbakovka FSL #16 to be fromUC Obereisesheim?.  For 1795, 1796 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2769, 2775, Ho14, 37 and Sv26.

Bauer{Cunigunde}: she was listed in the 1798 Seelmann census (Sm36) and may have been a widow but I could not find him in any FSL.

Bauer{Mattias}: he was in the 1798 Zug census but was too young to be in an FSL; Bauer otherwise was not a Zug family name.

Bauer{Adam}: KS120 says he left Dudenrod near Buedingen to go to Russia.  I have been unable to find him in any published FSL.

Bauer{A.Barbara}: daughter of {Johannes} from Hutten on 22 July 1766 in Schlitz married Faber{J.Caspar} son of  {Ulrich} from Duengen (Mai&Marquardt#736.  I have been unable to find them in any published FSL.  Not in Kulberg, T or KS.

Bauer{A.Margaretha}: Bill Pickelhaupt says he found  her origin but could not find her in Russia.

Bauer{Johann}: KS:82 and 120 say this catholic party of 3 fromUC Hungary, in 1764 was sent on to the Saratov area as part of  the group of colonists transported under the command of  Captain Paykul and Cornet Rehbinder.  I have not found him in any published FSL.

Bauer{Johannes}: fromUC Etzen-Gesaess near Erbach and wife Schmidt{E.Katharina} left for Russia.  No date given and I could not find this couple in any published FSL.

Bauer{M.Magdalena}: married Callebach{Matthaeus} in Luebeck on 9 June 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#169).  I did not find them in Kulberg, T or KS.

Bauer{Wilhelm}: this musician son of {J.Matth.} Bauer  a day laborer in Langenreuth near Pegnitz on 7 May 1766  in Woehrd married {A.Margaretha]  (Mai&Marquardt#801, KS119).  I could not find this Catholic couple in any later record.

Bauer/Bauers: this unnamed begger widow living somewhere in Anhalt-Dessau indicated and intention of going to Russia along with 9 others also unnamed according to Anhalt-Dessau archives of 1764-68 (Mai&Marquardt#1050).  Listed in KS120.

Bauer{Johann & Elisabeth}:  they were godparents at the baptism of a daughter of Bahrt{{Johann} and wife Bens{Elisabeth} on 2 June 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#1295).  They may have been Bauer{Johannes} fromUC Gadern, Erbach County and Nild{Elisabeth} fromUC Hohenlohe who married on 6 May 1766 in Friedberg (Mai&Marquardt#338).  That couple arrived in Russia on 25 July 1766 and was assigned to the Belowesch colonies (Kulberg2753 and page 24).  However T5542 & 5543 seems to indicate they actually took transport to the Volga.  They are not in the Belowesch FSl but so far  I have not identified them in a published Volga area FSL

BauerFN: also see Baumann and Bour.

BauerVV (aka Karamyshevka, Karamyschewka) is a mostly Lutheran German village on the western side of the Volga.  Its  FSL is now published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.I, pp. 115-130.  According to this, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens. The number with the name is their household number in the FSL:

from Alzey, Kurpfalz: (Mauer38);

from Biebelsheim, Kurpfalz: (Buechner22);

from Braunsweig [Duchy]: (Pepper/Beb/Pep/Pepe/Peps44);

from Burgwedel, Holstein [Duchy]: (von Anben17);

from Crumstadt, Hessen-Darmstadt [Landgraviate]: (Wiener8);

from Degerlet(?), Wittenberg: (Hohl39);

from Dierbach, [Pfalz-]Zweibruecken [Duchy]: (Wagner51);

from Dornburg, Mecklenburg [Duchy]: (Stieben26);

from Eisweiler, [Pfalz-]Zweibruecken [Duchy]: (Schreimann/Schreiner23a);

from Erpel, Nassau: (Bauer5);

from Erzenhausen, Kurpfalz: (Baum2);

from Etingen, Magdeburg [Duchy]: (Lissau16);

from Flieth, Etling: (Krieg/Krieger4);

from Fraenkisch-Crumbach, [Rodenstein Barony]:  (Miller/Eitemueller1);

from Geddelsbach, Loewenstein: (Fertig42);

from Gross-Bieberau, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]:  (Erhart/Erhard/Engard35);

from Gross-Ellingen(?), [Kur-]Sachsen: (Rener/Renar?/Renz55 and possibly Schlege55a);

from Hamburg [Imperial City]:(Schmidt31 and possibly Kritt?31a);

from Hessen-Kassel [Landgraviate]: (Mueller28);

from Holstein [Duchy]: (Mueller43);

from Kersary(?), Nassau: (Schlund/Schlump36);

from Kiel, Holstein [Duchy]: (Witt?14);

from Kuenhausen, [Kur-]Sachsen: (Gussfeld?47);

from Kunsonheim(?), Wittenberg: (Schlotterbeck46);

from Kirchberg, Hessen [Landgraviate]:  (Ferber/Faeber6);

from Kollmar, Elag(?): (Matle?/Martell??13);

from Luebeck: (Jorgens41, Wilhelm24);

from Meimers, [Kur-]Sachsen: (Abel?27);

from Meisenheim, Kurpfalz [Mettenheim, Wartenberg County]: (Ranert/Rahnert25, Reichel16a);

from Meisenheim, Wittenberg [Mettenheim, Wartenberg County]: (Fischer50a, Reichel50);

from Michelstadt, Kurpfalz: (Heninger/Henninger37 and possibly Kohlmer37a);

from Neiderheimstadt(?), [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]: (Ogel/Ockel12);

from Neilesheim(?), Wittenberg: (Gruenmeier49);

from Neustadt, Bayreuth [Margraviate]: (Conrad48);

from Oberdorf(?), Elsass: (Wolf29);

from Poltnitz, Mecklenburg [Duchy]: (Schroeder30);

from Punscht(?), [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]: (Kordelje?/Kordilye52);

from Rederank, Mecklenburg [Duchy]: (Esler15);

from Reichelsheim, Erbach [County]: (Blumenstein/Blumenschein10, Derr/Doerr11);

from Reval, Estland: (Remler18);

from Schleiz, [Kur-]Sachsen: (Axt23);

from Schoenfeld, Kurpfalz: (Klein7);

from Schuerfeld, Kurpfalz: (Roth15a);

from Stahlberg, Leiningen [County][?]: (Jung32, Lens?/Lenz33, Stetenger/Stettinger54);

from Tolarn(?), Schweden: (Hellrut?/Hellroth21);

from Treto(?),Holstein [Duchy]: (Kratz/Krantz40);

from Walldorf, Kurpfalz: (Mohr/Moor45);

from Weiterstadt, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]:  (Klingerstein9);

from Welkenbach, Kurpfalz: (Burg/Berg??17a);

from Werthe(?) [Wersau], [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]:  (Becker34);

from Wiebelsheim, Kurpfalz-Leiningen [sic?]: (Vogt20);

from Winterburg, Kurpfalz: (Hohl/Gol3);

from Wittenberg, Kurpfalz [Mettenheim, Wartenberg County]: (Reis/Renz53);

from [Pfalz-]Zweibruecken [Duchy]: (Fruehauf19).

BauerbachGL: see Amorbach.

BauerleFN: arrived in South Russia in 1819, later settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Ettmannsweiler, Nagold Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.

Bauers: see Bauer.

Bauert: see Bauer.

Bauer/Bauert{J.Tobias/Thobias}: married Kueffer{A.Margaret(h)a} on 14 May 1766 in Luebeck (KS120, Mai&Marquardt#150).  They arrived in Russia on 10 August 1766 (Kulberg4440).  I could not find them in any published FSL, in T or in Kulberg.

BaukFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Anhalt-Zerbst (nolocality mentioned).

Baum?FN: said by the Anton FSL to have come directly fromUC from service in French Army.  Volz indicated Hessen origins for this family.  Spelled Baum in 1798 (Mai1798:An32, 33, 48, and Dh38 when frau Baum’s  maiden name was give as Lamig?.

BaumFN: said by the Bauer FSL to be fromUC Erzenhausen, Kurpfalz.  I could not find them in  Mai1798es.

BaumFN said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Ebergi(?), Hessen-Darmstadt.

BaumFN: said by the Galka FSL to be fromUC Windesheim, Mittelpfalz.  For 1792 see Mai1798:Mv672.

BaumFN: listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:675, 217) with no origin.    Later spelled Zumbaum.

BaumFN: was the village mayor in 1767 and said by the Pleve version of the Jagodnaja Polyjana FSL to be fromUC Womtag(?), Laubach.  Said by the Kromm version to be either fromUC Lombach, Wuerttemberg or fromUC Mohnbach, Hanau County.

BaumFN: said by the Kukkus FSL to be fromUC Zeiskam, Kurmainz.

BaumFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Kuttendorf?.

BaumFN: said by KS120 to have leftUC Wohnbach near Friedberg to go to Russia.  I have not been able to find them in any published FSL.

BaumVV: an alternative name for Jagodnaja PoljanaVV.

BaumanFN: see Baumann.

BaumannFN{Charlotta}:  she married Stein{Carl F.} in Luebeck on 16 June 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#87 and KS159).  On 10 August 1766 they arrived in Russia, he said to be fromUC Dresden (Kulberg4436).  I did not find them in T.  But by Aug 1767 they had settled  in Boaro FSL #115 which said he was fromUC Dresden, [Kur-] Sachsen.

BaumannFN {Franz}: said by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Boregard FSL to be fromUC Nieheim with a Zizel? orphan boy in the household. The 1798 Boregard Bischofsheim.

BaumannFN{Friedrich}; said (no locality mentioned) by the census gives the wife’s maiden name as Kupe? (Mai1798:Bo37).

BaumannFN: listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:677, 217) with no origin.

BaumannFN: she was the 2nd wife of Friedrich Weiss of the 1858 Glueckstal census (#52),and was proven, using FHL#1,195,516, to be from Erbstein, Marbach [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  See the GCRA book for more.

BaumannFN {Bernhard(t)}: said by Kuhlberg3135 and the Huck FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

BaumannFN: said by the Jost FSL to be fromUC Luebeck.  A Luebeck baptismal record gives their name as Bauer and says their son was baptized in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1289).

BaumannFN: Herr Baumann was said by the Koehler FSL to be fromUC Aschaffenburg, and his frau’s maiden name was given as Litz (no origin given).  Her maiden name was confirmed in the 1798 census (Mai1798:Kl28).

BaumannFN: said by the Schuck FSL to be fromUC Neustadt, Kurpfalz.  For 1798 see Mai1798: Dg9.

BaumanFN: this family name was found recorded in Herborn marriage records 1762-1767; see Flegel trip

Baumbach{J.Heinrich}: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Darmstadt (no locality mentioned).  He may well have been the Baumbach who married a Gans woman in 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#140, KS120).

BaumeisterFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Palwes?, [Kur-]Koeln.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Baumen?: an unidentified place said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have been homeUC to the Weingaertner{H.Wilhelm} family;  Kuhlberg said this was in Runkel (Lk89).  There are two Baumens in Germany; neither were then  in Runkel.

BaumgaertnerFN{Johannes}: a Lutheran said to be from  Luetzelsachsen, Herrshaft von Landsaessigem Adel Friherr von Hunheim, Kurpfalz who arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in May 1760; he, his wife and 3 children lived in Colony J3 “Friderichsmose”, Amt Silkeborg, last registed there in April 1763.  Said by the Anton FSL to be fromUC Heidelberg Oberamt, Kurpfalz.  For 1798 see Mai1798:An29, 2, Kk38, Jo4, and Ms74.

BaumgaertnerFN{Andreas}: he was said to be fromUC Gross Gartach, Klosteramt Odenheim, Speyer Bishopric or fromUC Wuerttemberg [Duchy], arriving in Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1761; he left Denmark in June 1763 (EEE p.343, see this for more detail).  Sooaid by the Dobrinka FSL (#25) to be from Schwaigern, Heilbronn. Using LDS Film #1184789 Peter Aifeld and Brent Mai proved that he was baptized there on 21 November 1717, and married Meder{A.M.Catharina} there and several children were born there to this couple.  For a bit more information go  to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/b/baumgaertner_dobrinka.cfm.

BaumgaertnerFN{M.Catharina}: listed in the Dobrinka FSL #50 as a new young wife of Breuer/Breyer{J.Ludwig}and this is given as her maiden name in 1798 (Mai1798:Db16).

BaumgaertnerFN: said by the 1798 Dobrinka census to be the maiden name of Graf’s wife.

BaumgaertnerFN: said by the Husaren FSL to be fromUC Marienburg, Polen.  In 1798 spelled Baumgardt (Mai1798:Hn17).

Baumgaertner FN: KS120 said someone of this name went to Vollmer.  I could find no other evidence of this.

Baumgardt/BaumgaertnertFN{Johannes}: a Lutheran said to be fromUC Luetzelsachsen, Hersschaft von Landsaessigem Adel Freiherr von Hundheim arriving at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in May 1760; he, his wife and 3 children were last recorded in Colony J3 ”Friderichsmose”, Amt Silkeborg in April 1763 (EEE p.343-344, see this for more detail). There was a single man of this name recorded in  the Anton FSL #54  said to be fromUC Trarbach.  Unable to find him in the 1798 Volga censuses.  [I very much doubt that the man in Denmark was the man in Anton – they had different marriage situations and their indicated home grounds were very far apart and in different countries – ed./

Baumgardt{Christoph+w+2c):  Kulberg30 said they were Catholic fromUC Danzig.  I did not find them in T or in any published FSL.

BaumgardtFN: said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be fromUC Neu-Muenster, Holstein[-Gottorp Duchy].  I could not find members of this family in Mai1798.

BaumgardtFN: also see Baumgaertner.

BaumgartFN: said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL to be fromUC Lipany, Prussia.

Baumgarten{Ernfried}: said by Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have come fromUC Onshewald? (Lk15).  Spelled {Erenfried} in 1767 (T2306-2307).  So far I have not found this couple associated with an colony.

Baumhemel{Cath.Barbara}: she married Patz{Christian} on 28 May 1765 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#849, KS120).  Not found in Kulberg, T, any published FSL, or Mai1798.

BaumtrogFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Sankt Jacob.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Baur: is Bauer.

BauriedelFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Frankfurt-am-Main with a Wilk wife fromUC Hamburg.

BauschneckFN: said by the Goebel FSL to be fromUC Nadelgerheim(?), Kurpfalz.  Later spelled Bauschwein (Mai1798:Gb73).

BauschweinFN: see Bauschneck.

BauserFN: see Baessler and Bausert.

BausertFN: said by the Seelmann FSL to be fromUC Waltenheim, Lothringen[sic?].  Probably spelled Bauser in 1798 (Mai1798:Hz20)?

BaussFN: said by the Doenhof FSL to be fromUC Erbach (no locality mentioned).

Baustar?FN: the Katharinenstadt FSL says this stepson was living with a Leitner family fromUC Flingi(?), Solms-Braunfels.

BaustinFN: see Paustan.

BauteFN: see Baude.

Bautenstein?GL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the Heinemann family.    There was a Bartenstein, Purssia, some 34 miles SSE of Kaliningrad city.

BautzenGL: see Budysin.

BavariaGS: a Grand Duchy of long standing which in 1777 also took over Kurpfalz.  This union continued  a Grand Duchy until 1806 when it became the Kingdom of Bavaria.  In 1871 it was incorporated into the (Prussian) German Empire.

BayerFN, see Baer.

Bayerlein{M.Gertraud}: fromUC Baden, Switzerland married in Woerhd on 26 April 1766 Braunauer{Carl Joseph} fromUC Gelheim near Mannheim (Mai&Marquardt#785).  KS123 suggests Golheim may be Gondelsheim near Bruchsal.  I could not find this couple in any published FSL.

BayernGS: German for Bavaria.

Bayersdorf: an unidentified place (there are several such place names in northern Bavaria) said by a Woehrd ML to be home UC to Franzel{M.Dorothea} (Mai&Marquardt#797).

Bayreuth [Margraviate] GS: this was one of the Brandenburg states (officially Brandenburg-Bayreuth) from at least as early as 1603 until 1806 in what is now northeastern Bavaria, centered on the city of Bayreuth extending mostly NE to just beyond Hof in the N and just beyond Arzberg in the E; although some of its holdings were within a few miles of Neustadt-an-der-Aisch.  All the following references mention no locality, just Bayreuth.  Said  by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the Ludwig{Paul} and Vogeler families.  Said (no locaility mentioned) by the Jost FSL to be homeUC to a Krigel family. Said  by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to Frank, Nikolaus, and Rattel families.  Said  by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to Becher, Bemutz, Spiss, and possibly Meier families.  Said  by the Kolb FSL to be homeUC to an Eckart family; later spelled Eckardt.  Said by Kulberg164, 96, 114, and 145 to be home to Friedlein, Guenter, Lontz, and Schweigert families.  Said  by the Lauwe FSL to be homeUC to a Meisner family. Said  by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Seibolt family.  Said  by the Orlovskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Bauer family.  Said (no locality indicated) by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Kott family and possibly to a Friedrich family.

Bazel: see also Pazold.

 

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