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.


Gn-Gqz                 last last updated January 2014

Gnang/GanjeFN:  listed by the Bergdorf 1858 census (KS:667, 274) without origin.  Origin in Neckarwestheim, Heilbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg was proven by TAS and GP using FHL(1,184,925).  See the GCRA book for more details.

GnelFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Hessen (no locality mentioned).  I cannot find them in the index to the 1798 censuses.  Might be Knoell?

Gnesen Kreis, Posen Department, South Prussia: Gnesen town (nka Gniezno, Poland) was its center, 31 miles ENE of Posen city.

Gnewin?, Polen: an unidentified place said by the Husaren FSL to be homeUC to a Voit/Woyd/Vogt family. There was a very old place by this name, nka Gniewino, Poland, but by 1765 it had for more than 100 years been in Prussian, not Polish territory.

Gnibo{Louise}: married Kumringer{J.Jacob} 9 May 1766 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#520).  KS141 has {Jakob}, {Luise} and 1765.  Note found in any later source.

GnilushkaVV : a variant spelling of the Russian name for  PfeifferVV.

GniluskaVV : a variant spelling of the Russian name for  PfeifferVV.

GniluschkaVV : a variant spelling of the Russian name for  PfeifferVV.

GnilyshkaVV: a variant Russian name for SchillingVV.   

GoarGL: see Sankt Goar.

GobelFN: a Luebeck ML says this woman married a Finck man in 1766; by 1767 this couple was in Norka (Mai&Marquardt#224).

GobelFN: also see Gebel, Gobert or Goebel.

GobenGL, Kurpfalz: an unidentified place said by the Kautz FSL to be the homeUC of a Glockenhammer family.

GobertFN{Johannes}:  KS130  says with 4  he left Langenprozelten near Gemuenden-am-Main (now in Hessen) to go to Semenowka.  Said by the Roethling FSL (se#21) to be fromUC Langenprozelten,  Kurmainz.

Gobel: see Gobert. 

Goburgon?GL, Nuernberg: an unidentified place said by the Lauwe FSL to be homeUC to a Schuster family.

GochsheimGL: said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to a Schipper man who in 1766 married a Geiling woman; by 1767 the couple was in Stahl-am-Karaman; Stumpp says this is near Bruchsal in Bavaria (Mai&Marquardt#485).  I find two Gochsheims: one in Bavaria 20 miles ENE of the town of Thuengen; the other in Baden-Wuerttemberg some 7 miles ESE of Bruchsal.

GochsheimGL, Bruchsal [Amt], Baden: is some 7 miles E of Bruchsal town and 5 miles NNE of Bretton town.  Proven by GCRA to be home to the Moor family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more.

GochsheimGL: also see Chochsheim.

Gockelm?GS: an unidentified country; see Kerpche.

Goddelau, Dornberg Oberamt, Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate: is 6 miles SW of Darmstadt city centre.   EEE p.617 said this was homeUC to Stengen/Stengel{Christoph} who settled first in Denmark and then in Schilling.

GodramsteinGL, Landau [Amt], Rheinpfalz: is 1.5 miles NW of Landau city, and proven by GCRA to be home to the Fink and Tutt families that went to Glueckstal, and to be home to the Grosshans family that settled in Kassel.  See the GCRA book for more details.

GodwigFN: said by the Walter FSL to be fromUC Schtater, Isenburg County.

GoebelFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Rot.

GoebelFN: said by the Galka FSL to be fromUC Altenberg?, Stolberg.  Spelled Gebel in 1798 (Mai1798:Gk2).

GoebelFN: said by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:670, 279) to be either fromUC Wallstadt, Mannheim [Amt], Baden, or from Reutlingen, Wuerttemberg.  Using FHL(1,069,075), the GCRA verified the Reutlingen origin. See the GCRA book for more details.  1,569,075  Also spelled Hebel.

GoebelFN: said by the Goebel FSL to be fromUC Schwarzach, Franken.

GoebelFN: said by the Hoelzel FSL to be fromUC Morbach, [Kur-]Trier.

Goebel?FN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC Villingen?. The 1798 Kano census gave frau Goebel’s maiden name as Schaefer (Mai1798:Kn37).

GoebelFN{Johann}: from Petersroth (now in Hesse) this Gebel man  on 9 April 1766 in Buedingen married Kraus{Magdalena} from Spielberg (now in the Pfalz) (Mai&Marquardt#506 and KS129).  The  Messer FSL (#77) said he was fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned). In 1798 the wife’s maiden name was given as Kraus (Mai1798:Ms26). 

Goebel FN: said by the Messer 1798 census to be the maiden name of one of the three frau Hardt (Mai1798:Ms11).

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

GoebelFN: two children of widow Sack said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be living in her household next door to the Goebel family.

Goebel{A.Catharina/KatharinaE.}: married Finck{J.Ludwig} in Luebeck 21 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#224).  Fink, wife {Catharina E.}, and aunt {Elisabeth} arrived in Russia 10 Aug 1766 (Kulberg4896).  Not found in T. By 15 Aug 1767 {Ludwig}, wife {Katharina E.} and wife’s mother {A.Elisabetha} had settled at Norka FSL #45.   For family members in 1794, 1796 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv1994, Mv2017, Nr165, 148, 154, Dt49, and 25.

GoebelFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Ebel in some documents.

GoebelFN: the Buedingen ML says this woman fromUC Eisenach married in 1766 a Wachtmeister man; by 1767 this couple was in Pfeiffer (Mai&Marquardt:592).

GoebelFN: said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to be fromUC Ketzeman?.  For 1769 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2287 and Bb2 respectively

GoebelFN: said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Busecker Tal, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]. For 1788 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2902,Rm17 and Rh7.

GoebelFN: said by the Walter FSL to be fromUC Hanau, Hanau County.  Also spelled Gebel and Hebel.

GoebelFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be step-children in the Koch{F.Wilhelm} household although their family name was not given.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Wr4, 86, 22, 24.

GoebelFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Nassau, so the country is unclear and the locality not mentioned.  For 1798 see Mai1698:Wr72.

Goebel{Agnesa}: KS130 sats she left Rainrod near Nidda (now in Hesse) for Russia.  I did not find her in any published FSL.

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

GoebelVV (aka Ust-Grasnukha, Ust-Graesnucha, or Ust-Grajasnucha): a Russian Catholic German village situated on the western side of the Volga.  Its FSL has been published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.II, pp.37-58.  According to it, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens:

from Altenmittlau, Hanau: (Schneider70, 74);

from Alzey, [Kur-]Mainz: (Franz18, and possibly Schreiber18);

from Attaching, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Sachs68);

from Beselich(?), Braunfels: (Krueger65,66);

from Brushal: (Deprat17);

from Busecker Tal, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]:  (Veit34, and possibly Unkelbach34);

from Danzig: (Ancre58, Tokarski42, and perhaps Kammerer58a and Steinauer42);

from Ebensfeld, Bamberg [Bishopric]: (Schmidt69 and perhaps Hoffmann69);

from Erschail(?), Derik(?), Frankreich: (Tirant45);

from Essenbach, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Schick51);

from Ext(?), Kurmainz: (Stieb47, and possibly Roth47);

from Fell, [Kur-]Trier: (Kossmann11, Rutkowski59);

from Fischbach, [Kur-]Mainz: (Ulrich28);

from Friedberg, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Haag20, and possibly Faust20);

from Friedenberg, Schlesien: (Neumann62, and perhaps Weiss62);

from Grosserlach, Kurmainz: (Kemer40 and perhaps Hein40, 40a);

from Hanau: (Klein76);

from Heddesbach, Kurmainz: (Bertram15);

from Hirschthal(?),[Kur-]Mainz: (Reising24);

from Johannesberg, Kurmainz: (Wunderlich41, and perhaps Unkelbach41);

from Kaisersbach, Kurmainz: (Gottfried33, and perhaps Hoffmann33);

from Kage(?), Oesterreich: (Berkus67);

from Karburgheis(?),Wuerzburg [Bishopric]:  (Kollmann16);

from Kellenbach, Kurmainz: (Stamm2, 43, and possibly Gabel2, Hammel43 and Trinak2a);

from Kervenheim, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Popp7, Regard13);

from Kissing, Kurmainz: (Eischader44);

from Kleinsteinhausen, [Kur-]Mainz: (Konrad12);

from Koster(?), Kurmainz: (Rausch48, and possibly Heisling48);

from Lichtenhausen, Franken: (Getterich14 and possibly Seifert14);

from Liega: (Berin23);

from [Kur-]Mainz: (Bathauer5 and possibly Neubert5, 5a);

from Margetenhaun, Fulda [Bishopric]:  (Schaefer26, and perhaps Hellferich26);

from Mittelsinn, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Bittner19, and possibly Eberhard19);

from Muehlhausen: (Bachmann36, and perhaps Neumann36a);

from Nadelgerheim(?), Kurpfalz: (Bauschneck6);

from Neuweiler, Lothringen: (Reiher37);

from Oberberg, Kurmainz: (Kaiser75 and possibly Happel75);

from Oberleinach, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Kaes10);

from Oberroth, Kurmainz: (Nadler38, Winter63, and perhaps Leonhard63);

from Orb, Kurmainz: (Trinak73);

from Pout-aux-Moines(?), Frankreich: (Person30, and perhaps Kraemer30 and Schiel30a);

from Pressburg, Ungarn: (Bahlt71);

from [Queckborn]: (Schmidt65);

from Reidenheim, Worms: (Muetzig55,56, and perhaps Reisenbach56);

from Reitenken(?), Worms: (Hecht4);

from Rengshausen(?), Kurmainz: (Barberich50);

from Rodenbach, Kurmainz: (Kortz64);

from Rohrbach, Lautenbach: (Daum21);

from Schlierbach: (Walter3, 8, Merkel9, and possibly Fuchs3);

from Schotten, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]:  (Kern35, 37);

from Schwarzach, Franken: (Goebel60 and perhaps Hein60a);

from Seligenstadt, Kurmainz: (Kuhn61, Reiss53, 54 and perhaps Schuck54, Schutz61, and Weiz53a);

from Sipsmar(?), Breitenbach: (Hess57, and perhaps Mispeck57);

from Soden(?), Kurpfalz: (Wahl32);

from Strassburg, [France?]: (Apfel1);

from Tating, Kurmainz: (Breidenstein29, Haberkorn31, Speler39, and possibly Ziegler31, 31a);

from Walbourg(?), Frankreich: (Bovue22);

from Weilbach, [Kur-]Mainz: (Breining25);

from Weinbach, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]: (Schaefer52);

from Weisenau(?), Kurmainz: (Beratz49, and perhaps Wender49);

from Wien, Oesterrich: (Anger72);

from Worms: (Kasson46, and perhaps Frick46);

from Zellingen, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]:  (Litzauer27, and perhaps Kertzinger).

GoeckenheimerFN: see Geckenheimer.

GoecklingenGL, Landau [Amt], Rheinpfalz: is 4 miles SW of Landau-in-der-Pfalz, and was proven by the GCRA to be home to the Laut and the Meier{Peter} families settled in Kassel.

GoehrenGL: see Gohren.

GoehringFN:  mistakenly said by the Bergdorf 1858 census (KS:668, 280, 275) to have been from Unterjesingen, Tuebingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  However the GCRA using FHL(1,184,982) has proven this family’s origin in Freudenstein, Maulbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  See their book for more detail.

GoehringFN: said by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:669, 280) to be from Entringen, Tuebingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg. Using FHL(1,475,173), the GCRA verified this origin. See the GCRA book for more details.  KS:289 also spelled it Haering and said the family came fromUC Kirchardt, Sinsheim, Baden.

Goehring{Jakob}FN: listed by the 1816 Kassel census (#88) and by KS:277 with no origin, while KS:280 said this family came fromUC Erzingen, Balingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  The GCRA proved that the Jakob of that origin never came to Kassel.  They say that a child of the correct man was born in 1803 inUC Gross Slawsk, Posen Province, Prussia; however the FHL# they provide as proof, 11,797, has nothing to do with Gross Slawsk.  Also spelled Gering.

Goehring/Gerin/Gering/Gehring?FN said by the Kautz FSL to be fromUC Hasslock/Hassloch, Kurpfalz.

GoehringFN: also see Haering and Hering.

GoellheimGL, [Nassau-Weilburg County]:  is 31 km NW of Mannheim city centre.  Using LDS Film #193864 Brent Mai proved that Kratzke first settler Gross{J.Michael}  married here in 1739 Gross {Rebecca Wilhelmina} of nearby Jakobsweiler.

GoellheimGL, Kirchheimbonlanden [Amt], Pfalz: is some 5 miles S of Kirchheimbonlanden city, and was proven by GCRA to be home to the Klein{Ludwig} family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.

Goellnitz?, Sachsen[-Altenburg Duchy]: is 10 km SW of Altenburg city and was said by the Schulz FSL to be homeUC to frau Eckhardt.

GoennheimGL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Beier family.  This probably was in Kurpfalz some 8.5 miles NNE of Neustadt-an-der-Weinstrasse.

GoenningenFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Nordhausen, Thueringen.

Goenningen(?)GL: an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Werner family.  This might refer to the area just SW of Reutlingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg.

GoeppingenGL, Goeppingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 10 miles NE of Kirchheim-unter-Tech city, and proved by the GCRA to be home to Fischer{Michael}’s  widow, nee Steib, as well as birthplace of her illegitimate Ekler daughter, both of whom are listed in the 1816 Bergdorf census.

Goeppingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: was a District administrative center.  Same place as the previous entry.

Goerg{J.Peter}: KS130 says he left Obersotzbach near Gelnhausen (now in Hesse) for Russia.  I did not find him in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

GoergenGL, [Kurbayern?]: said by the Shcherbakovka FSL to be homeUC to the  Beck{Ludwig} family.  This may have been in Kurbayern 2 km SE of Deggendorf town.

Goergelhausen(?), Lichtenberg, Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate: this is an unidentified locality which EEE p.440 says was home UC to both Geld/Held(t){J.Jacob} and  Held(t){J.Hinrich} both of whom settled first in Denmark and later in Doenhof.  

Goericke{J.Gottfried}: married Lehmann{Johanna Sofia}  6 April 1766  in Rosslau   KS130 says the year was 1765.  I did not find them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Goering{Thomas+w+3c):  Kulberg93 said they were Catholic fromUC Lothringen.  Not found in T. Said by the Ober-Monjou FSL (#74) to be fromUC Bietigheim.  For 1798 Mai1798:Pm44.

Goering{J.Georg}: (ev.) fromUC Hildburghausen near Hilpertshausen, Wuerzburg? (now in Bavaria) son of {J.Wolfgang} fromUC Eishausen married in Woehrd 7 June 1766 Fischer{A.Margaretha} cath. (Mai&Marquardt#828 and KS130).  I did not find them in any later source.

GoeringenFN: said by the Lauwe FSL to be fromUC Wittenberg, Sachsen; in their household as a Schmidt step-daughter which indicates that frau Goeringen was formerly frau Schmidt.  I could not find this Goeringen family in the 1798 censuses.

GoerlitzFN{Konrad}: said by the Pleve version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL (#50) to be fromUC Nidda; Kromm says he was fromUC Wallernhausen, Nidda.  This man is said by the Buedingen ML to be fromUC Wallernhausen and to have married 27 June 1766 a Schaeffer woman fromUC Ober Lays; later the couple went to Jagodnaja Poljana (FSL #50) (Mai&Marquardt#717).  KS717 says (1) he was 24, (2) Wallenrnhausen was near Buedingen (now in Hesse), (3) she was 27, (4) Oberlais was near Buedingen, and (4) 1 year old son {J.Heinrich} was involved.

Goerlitz:{J.Heinrich}: KS130 says he was a 28 yr old widower from Nidda near Buedingen who left in 1767 to go to Jag.Poljana accompanied by  son {J.Heinrich}.  The Jagodnaja Poljana FSL (#51a) says he was from Nidda.

GoerlitzFN: also see Gerlitz and  Herklotz.

GoerlitzGL, [Kur-]Sachsen: is some 54 miles ENE of Dresden city Saxony, and  said by  the Dinkel FSL to be homeUC to a Forster family.  Also spelled Foerster.  Said by the Jost FSL to be homeUC to a Linke family.  Said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to a Richter man.  Said to have been homeUC to a Richter family (Lk16), possible early settlers in Zuerich.

Goernitz(?)GL, Bayren: is some 32 miles SE of Bayreuth city, and said by the Herzog FSL to be home to a Haalen family.

GoersdorfGL, Hunspach parish, Woerth [Amt], Elsass: is 1 mile NE of Woerth, Elsass, and proven by GCRA to be home to the Geist family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.

Goersitz{Konrad}: see Goerlitz.

Goeteborg, Schweden: is 145 km NE of Alborg, Denmark, and was said by the Reinhard FSL to be homeUC to the Appelberg family.

GoetheFN: said by the Dinkel FSL to be fromUC Stubben, Holstein.  Later spelled Goetle?

Goethen?GL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Freis family.  This probably was some 25 miles S of Bremen city, belonging to either Hesse-Kassel Landsgraviate or Hoya County, Kurbraunschweig.

GoethmannGettman(n)FN{J.Heinrich}: Sherri (Gettman) Stahl, AHSGR village coordinator for Brunnental, proved he was born in Reichelsheim, [Erbach County], 20 April 1740 to {J.Peter} and Hoffmeister{E.Margaretha} who was born in Neider-Kinzig. For more details please visit Sherri’s website:  http://www.brunnental.us/family/gottmann.html.  Gieg1found that these parents married in Kirch-Brombach, and, in contrast to Stahl’s findings, that {J.Heinrich} was born in Nieder-Kinzig, Breuberg Condominium.  Said by the Frank FSL (fk98) to be fromUC Nieder-Kinzig, Erbach.  Spelled Goettmann in 1798 (Mai1798:Fk100). 

GoetleFN: see Goethe.

GottlerFN: see Goetz.

GoetschFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Eckersdorf, Bayreuth.

GoetschelFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Berschbach, [Luxembourg Duchy].  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Goette/GetteFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Alave, Italien.

GoetteFN: also see Gota.

Goette/Goetten/Gette{J.Theodorus}: Corina Hirt has proven his 1717 baptism in Heddinghausen as well as was his marriage, and the births of his 7 children there.  She also found that this Catholic family arrived in Semenovka in 1768 and that by 1798, the parental couple and a daughter had died but that six children were still living in that colony. 

GoettelfingenGL, Freudenstadt parish, Wuerttemberg: is some 8 miles NNE of Freudenstadt, Baden-Wuerttemberg, and was home to two Pfeifle families that settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa.

GoettersdorfGL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Steiniger family.  There were at least 5 Goettersdorfs and 2 Gottersdorfs in the Germanies.

GoettichFN: said by the Schuck FSL to be fromUC Wuerzburg [Bishopric] with step-children in the household,  their family name not mentioned [it seems to have been Kraemer – rak].   In 1793 and 1798 spelled Hettich (Mai1798:Mv2639,lPf26), as well as Ketich (Su5 and 8).

GoettingenGL,  Hesse-Kassel: is some 5 miles N of Marburg-an-der-Lahn, and said by the Preuss FSL to be home to Kohlenberg and Pott/Bott? families. Sometimes spelled Keddinggen in Russian records.

Goettingen [Principality]GS: NW of Kassel city, was a relatively small country, which owed allegiance to Kurbraunschweig, and which spread irregularly, mostly 13 miles W, 20 miles SW, 8 miles E, and 19 miles N of Goettingen city.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the Blun? family.

Goettingen [Principality], Kurfuerstentum Hannover: said (no locality mentioned) by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to Sidikum family.  This is the same place as the preceding entry.

Goettlinger/HettingerFN{Michael/Michel}: fromUC Count von Neipperg’s Barony in the Kraichgau Knigh’s Circle, arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in June 1762.  In January 1765 with his Mueller wife {Eva Margaretha}, and 3 children he received permission to leave Denmark (EEE p.447).  By July 1766 they were settled in Doenhof FSL #6 which said he was fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

GoettmannFN: said by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Nordhausen.  Spelled Gettmann in 1798 (Mai1798:Ka88).

GoettmannFN: a woman from Kirchbrombach, [Breuberg Condominium] who married J.H.Hoffmann in Michaelstadt, and then lived with him in Langenbrombach prior to immigrating with him to Frank (Gieg1).

GoettmannFN:  also see Goethmann.

GoetzFN{M.Magdalena}: a Luebeck ML said she was fromUC Isenburg and married 27 May 1766 Schleuchert man{Johann} also from Isenburg; they settled in Balzer (FSL #101) (Mai&Marquardt#233).  Bonner proved her man was born a Schlegel and guessed that the bride may have been from Lieblos.

GoetzFN{  said by the Bergdorf 1816 census (KS:659, 662, 280) to have been fromUC Pfullingen, Reutlingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  However the origin of this family in Haiterbach, Nagold [Amt], Wuerttemberg was proven by the GCRA using FHL(1,201,990), having come to Bergdorf via S. Prussia.  See their book for more detail.

GoetzFN{Andreas}: said by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Erinz?.

GoetzFN{Joseph}: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Felzig, Bamberg.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bn62, Mv344.

GoetzFN{Conrad}: said by the Dobrinka FSL to be fromUC Neidelfetz(?), Oschbauch(?).

Goetz FN: said by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:670, 280) to be from Ellhofen, Heilbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  Using FHL(1,344,078, 1,346,078), the GCRA verified this origin. See the GCRA book for more details.  Also spelled Goettler.

GoetzFN{Adolph,Christoph}: the GCRA found no record of these men in Glueckstal; see the GCRA book.

GoetzFN: see Hess of Goebel (Mai1798:Gb15).

GoetzFN{Nikolaus}: said by the Grimm FSL to be fromUC Frankfurt-am-Main (no locality mentioned).

GoetzFN: Curt Renz has found the church records for this Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia, family in Ellhofen, Weinsberg Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.

GoetzFN: Darrell Brungardt believes this was the real family name of the man who is listed as Welscherketz? in the Herzog FSL.

Goetz{A.Maria}: by 16 Sept 1766 this widow age 55 had settled at Jagodnaja Poljana #62, said to be fromUC Nidda.  Said by the Kromm version of the FSL  (#62)  to be fromUC Eichelsdorf, Nidda   [possible mother or grandmother of {Katharina & Margaretha E.} – ed.].  Not found in Kulberg or in T.

Goetz{A.Maria}: KS130 and 130 said this widow of {J.Georg} 55 years old leftUC Nidda (now in Hesse) in 1767 to go to Jag.Poljana FSL #71,  in addition  there were the children: {J.Andreas} 18, {A.Elisabeth} 21, and {A.Maria} age not given.  These folks and the next 5 entries are listed by Brent Mai at http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/g/goetz_yagodnaya.cfm.

Goetz(Johann H.}: the Jagdnaja Poljana FSL #72 and KS130(1st and 2nd entries) say he age 28 was fromUC Nidda, with his wife {Elisabeth} 30 and step-daughter Riklen{A.Margaretha} 3. 

Goetz{J.Nikolaus}: fromUC Eichelsdorff  married in Buedingen 3 July 1766 Koch{A.Maria} (Mai&Marquardt#729).  The Jagdnaja Poljana FSL (#70) and KS131 say he 26 was fromUC Nidda with wife {A.Maria}20.  KS130(1st & 2nd entries) say he was fromUC Eichelsdorf near Schotten and his bride was fromUC Fauerbach near Nidda

Goetz{Johannes}: KS130(1st entry) says age 35 leftUC Nidda near Buedingen (now in Hesse) for Jag.Poljana in 1767 with wife {A.Maria} 46, sons J.Peter 8 and Johann 8, and father J.Konrad 64.  KS130(2nd entry) says he  was from UC Fauerbach near Nidda with wife {A.Maria}, children {Peter} and {A.Maria} and his father {J.Georg}

Goetz{Johannes}: according to the Jagdnaja Poljana FSL #73: age 31 fromUC Nidda, wife {Katharina} 38 with daughter {A.Barbara} 6.  KS130 says he was fromUC Eichelsdorf near Schotten, while his wife Koch{Katharina} was fromUC Fauerbach near Nidda.

Goetz{Johannes}: according to the Jagdnaja Poljana FSL #73: age 31 fromUC Nidda, wife {Katharina} 38 with daughter {A.Barbara} 6.  KS130 says he was fromUC Eichelsdorf near Schotten, while his wife Koch{Katharina} was fromUC Fauerbach near Nidda.  

Goetz{Katharina & Margaretha E.}: daughters of  deceased {Konrad} and sisters of frau Lautenschlaeger {Hans Nicolaus/Johannes} and  who settled at Jagodnaja Poljana #63a, said to be fromUC Nidda.  Not found in Kulberg or in T.

Goetz{Konrad}: KS130 says he and his children {Katharina} and {Margarete E.} leftUC Eichelsdorf near Schotten (now in Hesse).  Father of  the sisters {Katharina & Margaretha E.} orphans who settled at Jagodnaja Poljana #63a, said to be fromUC Nidda.  One version of the FSL mistakenly says his name was {Kaspar}. Not found in Kulberg or in T.

Goetz{Jakob}FN: both the 1816 Kassel census (#115) and KS:280 said this man came fromUC Ellhofen, Heilbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  See the GCRA book for a bit more.

Goetz{Johann}FN: listed by the 1858 Kassel census (#139) with no origin.  I do not find him in the GCRA book.

GoetzFN{Philipp}: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Buedingen, Isenburg.

GoetzFN{J.Heinrich}: said by the Kukkus FSL to be fromUC Hirschhausen, Braunfels.  Using a copy of the certificate that allowed the family to leave (obtained in the Braunfels archive), Joan Knizek proved this place actually was Koelschhausen.

GoetzFN{Balzer}:  said by the Kukkus FSL to be fromUC Wiesbaden, Nassau.

GoetzFN{Andreas}: said (no locality mentioned) by the Kutter FSL to be fromUC Wuerzburg.

GoetzFN{Konrad}: said by the Messer FSL (#39)  to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).   KS130 says he was fromUC Hain-Gruendau near Buedingen (now in Hesse).

GoetzFN{Wilhelm}: said by the Messer FSL (#44) to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

Goetz/GoezFN{Caspar}: Danish records say this man leftUC Menzingen near Sulfeld, Baron von Menzinger’s Barony, Ritterlicher Kanton Kraichgau, arriving at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in June 1762; he, his wife, and 6 offspring lived at #3 “Holbergs Hof” in Colony F15 “Julianenanbau”, Flensburg Amt which they deserted in 1765 to immigrate to Russia.  They are recorded in the churchbooks of Neu-Saratowka colony near St. Petersburg (EEE p.419, for more see that).

GoetzFN{G.Michael}: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Allendorf.  The wife’s maiden name was given as Sander in 1798 (Mai1798:Or26).

GoetzFN{Wilhelm F.]: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be a step-son living with the Hancke family which would indicate that the second known frau Hancke was previously frau Goetz.

Goetz{Johannes}FN: mentioned  in 1791 in Straub (Mv2863) but I did not find him in any FSL  For 1798 see Mai1798:Ps80.

Goetz{A.Margaretha aka A.Maria}: fromUC Lieblos married in Buedingen 26 May 1766 Weisheim{Hieronymus} fromUC Rimbach (Mai&Marquardt#667).  I did not find them in any published FSL.

Goetz{Dorothy}: wife of Neustadt{Johannes} and was  listed in the 1798 Luzern census as being from Wittmann (Mai1798:Lz15); found in no FSL; so likely represents a first settler family of Wittmann. 

Goetz{Daniel}: KS130 says he was fromUC Villingen near Giessen (now in Hesse).  No date or colony was mentioned and I could not find him in any FSL or in Mai1798.

Goetz{J.Heinrich}: KS130 said he was fromUC Koelschhausen near Wetzlar (now in Hesse). I could not find him in any FSL or in Mai1798.

Goetz{J.Michael: KS130 says this miller leftUC Wenkheim below Lauda in 1766; a second entry on the same page says Wenkheim was near Tauberbischofsheim (now in Bavaria -- sic).  I could not find him in any FSL or in Mai1798.

Goetz{Johannes}: KS130 said he was fromUC Nieder-Mockstadt near Buedingen (now in Hesse).  I could not find him in any FSL or in Mai1798.

Goetz{Konrad}: KS:82 says this party of 4 fromUC Levingsheiss(spelling?) 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 them in any published FSL.

Goetz{Susanna  Margaretha}: from Lieblos married in Buedingen 17 May 1766 Nuernberger{Lorentz} from Kaub, [Kur]pfalz {Mai&Marquardt#654).  I could not find them in any published FSL.

Goetz?FN: also see Getse.

Goetzendorf?, Bamberg [Bishopric]: said by the Seelmann FSL to be homeUC to a Bickel family and perhaps to a Specht family.

GoetzenhainGL, [Isenburg-Birstein]: said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to a Herman woman who in 1766 married a Weisbinder man; by 1767 this couple was in Grimm; Stumpp says Goetzenhain was near both Langen and Offenbach, Hessen (Mai&Marquardt#657).  This place does not show in my atlas, but my gazatteer says it has been in the administrative area of both Urberach and Ober-Roden, both of which are some 6 miles SE of Dreieich, Hessen.

Goez: see Goetz.

GofesassFN, see Hofesass.

Gogel?FN: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Minsteinnarch(?) (no locality mentioned); the family anem of orphan Apollonia was not given.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Gogorscht FN: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be fromUC Oldenburg, Grafschaft Oldenburg.  I could not identify them or any descendants in Mai1798.

GogorschtFN: the wife was said   by the Rosenheim FSL to be fromUC Petersburg, Russland.

GohlFN: see Hell.

GohrGL: an unidentified place said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be homeUC to a Silberhorn/Silberngon family.  There are several Gohr, Goehr, and Goors in Germany.

GohranGL, Dessau: see Gohren, mistranscription of Gohrau/Gorau.

GohrauGL, Dessau: see Gorau.

GohrenGL, Dessau: a mistranscription of Gohrau, said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Bock family, and possibly Schmidt and Stallbaum families.  David F. Schmidt proved this was Gohrau, present-day Gorau, and that this place was the birthplace of Bock{J.Christian}, Schmidt{J.Christoph} and {J.Friedrich}.

GoinGL, Frankreich: is 14 km S of Metz city and said by one version of the Rohleder FSL to be homeUC to a Glocker family.

GoingFN: said by the Mueller FSL to be fromUC Altheim, but Mai and Marquardt render the placename as Atzenheim (Mai&Marquardt:1322).  A Luebeck birth record for their child gives the family name as Honig and the wife's maiden name as Notthaering, both having been baptised in the Hessen-Darmstadt area (Mai&Marquardt:1322). 

GolFN, see Hohl.

GolandFN: see Holland.

Gold?FN: see Holt.

GoldbergFN{Gottlieb}: according to archival records this Lutheran left Kochstedt with wife and son heading for Russia in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1071).  KS131 said he left Jonitz near Dessau Amt (Saxony) with wife and child. On 18 June 1766 he, wife {Dorothea} and  2 children arrived in Russia, he said to be fromUC Sachsen (Kuhlberg1106). Not found in T.  By 5 July 1767 with wife {Dorothea E.} and no children this couple had settled at Jost FSL #11, which said he was to be fromUC Sollschwitz, Sachsen.

GoldbergGL: an unidentified place said by the Lauwe FSL to be homeUC to a Schulz family.  Kuhlberg says this was in Prussia.

GoldeFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Schmiedeberg.   I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.  A Rosslau ML says this Helde man married in 1766 a Meyer woman; Stumpp also gives his name as Holde (Mai&Marquardt#905).

Goldhorn{no name given}: KS131 says a day laborer in Rosslau 1765 married {M.Elisabeth}.  Not found in Mai&Marquardt, this probably is the next entry garbled??

Goldhorn{M.Elisabeth}: in Rosslau 9 May 1766 married Meyer{J.Christoph}  (Mai&Marquardt#988).  This couple settled in settled in Jost (FSL #57).

Goldhus{Sophia E.}: was godmother at the baptism in Luebeck 16 August 1766 of Breyer{E.Juliana Friederica} the daughter of {Samuel} (medical doctor of Russian colonists) and his wife  Boutteiller{Albertina Friederica Metta} (Mai&Marquardt#1309).

Goldhusen{Anthon Christian}: god parent at the 4 April 1766 Luebeck baptism of Winckler{Anthon Christian Gottfried} the twin son of {Georg} and his wife Hummel{Anna} (Mai&Marquardt#1283).  Not found in Kulberg, KS, T, published FSL, or Mai1798.

Goldhusen{E.Sophia}: god parent at the 4 April 1766 Luebeck baptism of Winckler{Sophia Elisabeth} the twin daughter of {Georg} and his wife Hummel{Anna} (Mai&Marquardt#1283).

GoldmannFN: said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Calbe?, [Magdeburg Duchy, Kur-]Brandenburg.  Spelled both Goldmann (Mai1798:Ur15) and Holtmann (Mv2912,Bx18) in 1797 and 1798.

GoldmannFN: the wife was said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Werne[sic?], Holstein[sic?].

GoldorfFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Seebach?; a Zoellner step-son was living with them which would indicate that frau Goldorf was previously frau Zoellner.  The family name was spelled Holdorf in 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2126,Ka45).

GoldsteinVV: another name for HolsteinVV.

GolkoFN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC [Anhalt-]Dessau [Principality].  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

GollFN: see Hell.

GollFN: Curt Renz has found the church records for this Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia, family in Neulautern, Weinsberg Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.

GollerFN: see Galler.

GolnissGL, Dessau: an unidentified place said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Reisegerste family, and possibly to a Wagner family.  This probably is Sollnitz.

Golno-bei-StettinGL, [Naugard Kreis], Prussia[n Farther Pomerania]: nka Goleniow, Poland and was some 10.7 miles SSE of Stettin, Prussia.  The GCRA found evidence that the Berg man who was in Kassel 1818-20 and 1827-33, left here for Russia about 1817.

GolobFN: see Golop.

Goloi KaramyshVV: a version of the Russian name for BalzerVV.

Goloisch?GS: an unidentified state said by the Messer FSL to be homeUC to a Hammel family.

GololobovkaVV: a variation of the Russian name for Doenhof.

GololobowkaVV: a variation of the Russian name for Doenhof.

GolopFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be step-children in the Grasshof household.  Spelled Golob in 1798 (Mai1798:Sh31).

GolterFN: see Holtner.

Goly KaramyschVV: a version of the Russian name for BalzerVV.

Golyj KaramyschVV is a Russian name for BalzerVV.

GolzheimGL, [Fulda Bishopric]: County: said by the Walter FSL to be homeUC to an Albert family.  The Walter Research Group has identified this as Holzheim which more recently was in Hessen-Nassau, and is some 16 miles N of Fulda city. 

GomanFN: this may have been the maiden name of the wife of Hamm who first settled in Kano (Mai1798:Sn31??).

GomanFN: also see Russmann.

GomaringenGL, Reutlingen Oberamt, Wuerttemberg: is some 5 miles SW of Reutlingen city, and was proven by GCRA to be home to the Nerz family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.  It also was home to a Fauser family that settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa according to Curt Renz.

Gomdeckernorch?, Wuerettemberg [Duchy]: an unidentified place said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to frau Hoffmann.

GomerFN{Andreas}: Danish records say this Lutheran born in Aug. 1713 left Adelshofen, Ritterlicher Kanton Kraichgau, Count von Neipperg’s Barony arriving at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in June 1762; he, his wife and 4 offspring lived at #1 in Colony G5 “Fridrichsanbau”, Gottorf Amt which they deserted in April 1765 immigrating to Russia (EEE p.419, for more see that).  Said by the Doenhof FSL #9 to be fromUC Kurpfalz (no locality mentioned).

GomerFN{J.Friederich}: traveled with his parents (see {Andreas}) EEE pp.419-420.  He settled in Doenhof FSL #48.

GommernGL: said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Scharf family.  Kuhlberg said this was in Mecklenburg, [which seems very unlikely – rak].  There was a Gommern, Kursachsen, 9 miles SE of Magdeburg city. 

Gompers{A.Elisabeth}: daughter of {Hendrick} of ‘Treis in Hesssen land” on 10 Jun 1749 married Grimm{Heinrich Ulrich Gottfried} – according to the Groningen marriage record checked by Dona Marquardt.

Gonbi{Lorenz}: KS:82 and 131 say this party of 4 was fromUC Danzig and 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 them in any published FSL.

Gondelsheim: is 8 km SSE of  Bruchsal city which is 40 km SSE of Mannheim city. 

GondelsheimGL, Bretten Amt, Bruchsal Oberamt, Baden: is some 2 miles NW of Bretten town and 5 miles SE of Bruchsal town.  It was home to the three Keller and two Fischer families as well as a Lutz family that settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa.

GondorfFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be an orphan boy living with the Lips family. The family name was spelled Hohndorf in 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2180).

GondorfGL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to Gottfried{Christian} and Stupp families.  There was more than one Gondorf in the Germanies, and this place is probably the same as the Kursdorf from which the other Kano Gottfried was said to have come.

GonnaGL, Mecklenburg: an unidentified place said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to an Arnst family, and possibly to a  Lieders family.  There was a Gonna, Kursachsen, some 146 miles S of Schwerin city …

Gonohorn?FN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be two orphan boys in a Wolter household.  I could not find the Gonohorn family name in the 1798 Volga censuses.  Using the Transport Lists, Tim Weeder discovered that this name is really Boxhorn.

GonterskirchenGL,  Solms-Laubach County: is some 6 miles N of Nidda; and some 2 miles SE of Laubach city.  KS126 says this was home to Becker[Elisabeth} the 2nd wife of Eckardt{J.Heinrich}.   Also see Gunterskirchen and Kunverskikhene.

Gonterskirchen near Nidda

GorauGL: Said by the Boaro FSL to have been the birthplaceUC of the Schmidt man who left from Rehsen, Dessau for Russia.  Stumpp, having mixed up two of the Boaro Schmidts, spelled this Gohrau, Dessau (Mai&Marquardt#70).  David F. Schmidt proved this was Gohrau, present-day Gorau, and that this place was the birthplace of Bock{J.Christian}, Schmidt{J.Christoph} and Schmidt{J.Friedrich}, first settlers in Boaro.  This place is some 11 miles E of Dessau city.

Gorderig(?)-am-MindelheimGL, Bavaria: said by the Preuss FSL to be homeUC to an Gertrikh? family.  This was probably what is today Unggenried, some 1.5 miles SW of Mindelheim city.

GoreisFN:  see Gareis.

Gorg?FN: said by the Rohleder FSL to be fromUC Riga, Livland, a single man in the Erler household.

GorgFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Michelbach, Hanau [County].   Spelled Horch in 1798 (Mai1798:Mv3006,Lw22,Wr119, 108(where the name is also given as Korg), 38. 

Gorgie FN: said by the Keller FSL to be fromUC Koenigshofen, Nassau, with Riegelhof stepchildren in the household.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Gorgom?GL, Wittenberg: an unidentifed place said by the Lauwe FSL to be homeUC to a Barthulyus family.

Gorgus{Elisabetha}: using LDS Film 1340118 Lang{Gerhard} proved she was baptised  in  1714 in Graefenhausen and married in Feldrennach, [Baden-Durlach Margraviate] on 2 January 1739 to Altergot{G.Friedrich}; later they moved to Denmark Denmark (today part of Schleswig-Holstein) where her husband evidently died.   At some time this widow remarried, to Frank{Heinrich} and proceeded with him and her 4 Altergott children to Doenhof arriving there on 18 June 1767 (Doenhof FSL #88; three of  her children were at #91, #92, and #94).  For 1787 see Mv463; for 1792 see Mv493; for 1798 see Mai1798:Bd59, Dh1, 17, 24, 26, 27, 62, and 83, Sw20 and 21 (all in Mai1798).  Brent Mai helped but the whole story together.  For more detail see http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/a/altergott_doenhof.cfm.

Gorioce{Samuel}:  in Rosslau 8 April 1766  married Uhlemann{Johanna Christina} (Mai&Marquardt#915). KS131 says he was 23and she was 24, and the year was 1765 (sic).  I did not find them in any published FSL.

GorlebenFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Erbach (no locality mentioned).

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

GornFN: said by the 1798 Warenburg census to be the maiden name of frau Funkner.

Gornus/Hornus/HornesFN{J.Peter}: Lutheran fromUC Baden-Durlach Margraviate arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in June 1761.  With his wife {Maraaretha Barbara} and 5 children, in April 1765 he requested permission to leave Denmark (EEE p.455).  By July 1766 they were settled in Reinwald FSL#1 which said he was fromUC  [Baden-]Durlach [Margraviate].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2395 and Rh14.

Gorodok: see Belowescher Kolonien.

Gorr{Nikolaus}: KS131 says he, age 23 left Nidda near Buedingen (now in Hesse) for Jag.Poljana; his , wife was {A.Margaretha} 24   The Stumpp version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL (#58) to be fromUC Lissberg, Nidda, Buedingen, Hessen; said by the Pleve version to be fromUC Nidda.  According to a Luebeck ML, this Gurr man fromUC Darmstadt  1 August 1766 in Luebeck married Hartmann {A.Margarete} fromUC Hanau [County] (Mai&Marquardt#279).

GorrFN{Heinrich}:  the Reinwald FSL (#2) listed him as Georg{Heinrich} and said he was fromUC Moelz, Saxony.  This family name, and that of the next entry, really got sliced and diced over the years: in 1766:  rw2 Georg and rw34 Nor; in 1787 and 1788: Gorr at Mv2396 and 2401; in 1798: Gorr at Rw56 and Sw24;  Gar at Sw2; Horn at Sw13, and both Haar and Gorr at Rw30!

Gorr{Gottlieb}FN: Jerry Goertzen says he was born about 1708 in Schoenberg (no proof of place given).  The Reinwald FSL (#34) had his family name as Nor, from Schoenberg, [Kur-]Sachsen].  The 1798 Reinwald census said the maiden name of his wife was Hofstetter{Katharina} (Mai1798:Rw30).   See Nor.  For a bit more detail go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/g/gorr_reinwald.cfm.

GorrFN: also see Gar, Haar,  Horn and Nor.

GorschFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be an orphan boy in the Mueller(Joaholz) household.  I could not find him in Mai1798.

Gorsch?{Rosina}: she was in Zug in 1798 (Zg35), but under that family name she is listed in no FSL nor in T, nor is there any indication she moved to Zug from another colony, so she is a possible Zug first settler.

Gorschani?FN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Schalkhausen(?).

Gorsei(?)GL, Daenemark: an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Bilensky family.

Gorsenbrun?, Holstein [Duchy]: an unidentified place said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be homeUC to the Hermann family.

GorssFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Ruisseveen, Amsterdam, Holland.

GorzeiniaGL:  an unidentified place that the GCRA said this was near Bergfelde, Czenstochau Amt, and was associated with Dollinger and Maihoefer familes in 1802 and 1803 repectively.

GosFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Stuttgart, [Wuerttemberg Duchy].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Wr42.  Evidently someone at some time rendered this family name as Hesh?

GoseFN: see Hose.

GosenplugFN: see Hossenplug.

GoslarGS, Lower Saxony: was an independent city state (called a free imperial city) from 1290 to 1802.

GosmannFN: see Kossmann.

Gosselbach?FN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Aschen?.  In 1798 the family name was spelled Hasselbach? (Mai1798:Mv2218).

Gosser{Conrad & A.Catrina}: T43-44 recorded their transport from Oranienbaum to Saratov.  I could not find them in any printed FSL or in Mai1798.

Gossmann?FN: said by the Bangert FSL to be fromUC Steinbach, Darmstadt.  I could not find this family in the indexes to the 1798 Volga censuses.

GossmannFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Urbach, Kurmainz. I could not find this family name in the 1798 censuses.

Gossmann{Johannes}: KS131 says he was from UC Gross-Felda near Alsfeld (now in Hesse) in Buedingen 17 April 1766 married Herold{Maria} on their way to Ender[s]   The Buedingen ML has him as {Michael}, his origin as Fella, her origin as Burg Sinn and the date as 11 April 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#519).  The Goebel FSL #11 has him as Kossmann{Michael} from Fell with a younger 2nd(?) wife, Wud{Elisabeth}.  He died prior to 1798 and Mai1798:Gb3 has his widow (3rd wife?) Herlein{Barbara} remarried but with 4 Gossmann offspring in the household.

GotaFN: see Gotha.

GothaFN: said by the Schuck FSL to be fromUC Buerstadt, [Kur-]Mainz.  Spelled Goette  in 1790 and 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2630,Su7,29 and Pf2).  I n his first translation Pleve spelled the family name Gota and the place Bierstadt.

GothaGL: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Birner? family.  This might refer either to the city but more likely to the duchy.

Gotha, Sachsen: said by the Hildmann FSL to be homeUC to a Kisser/Kisner/Kiesser family.  This probably is Saxe-Gotha Duchy, see below.

GothaGL, Thueringen: this city was the seat of Saxe-Gotha County, is some 16 miles ESE of Eisenach, and said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Susdorf family.  Spelled Suessdorf later (Mai1798:Ka132).

Gotha DuchyGS: aka Saxe-Gotha, aka Gotha: seated in Gotha city, with lands roughly 10 miles in every direction from the city.

Gottbegat?FN: said by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Steinig?, Fulda.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Gottenstein(?)GL area, Darmstadt: an unidentified place said by the Dietel FSL to be homeUC to a Batt family.

Gotterdorf?GL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Zank family.  My guess is this is the same place as the Goettersdorf from which the Steinigers were supposed to have come.

Gottinger{A.Elisabeth}: married Hensser{J.Peter} 1 Oct 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#178 & KS134).  Not found in any later source.

GottfriedFN: said by the Goebel FSL to be fromUC Kaisersbach, Kurmainz.  According to the Buedingen ML a Gottfried man married in 1766 a Knoblock woman (Mai&Marquardt#354).  She apparently died before reaching the Volga.

GottfriedFN: said by the Hildmann FSL to be fromUC Aschaffenburg, [Kurmainz], with a Weslauer wife.  Listed in the 1798 census (Mai1798:Hd8, Nk8) with the maiden name of the wife said to be Neslauer (Hd8).

Gottfried{J.Christian+w}: Kulberg146 said they were of the Reformed  faith fromUC Petersal.  Not in T.  Said by the Kano FSL (#50) to be fromUC Gondorf.    For 1798 see possibly Mai1798:Kn04.

Gottfried{J.Peter}FN: Kulberg130 said they were Reformed fromUC Braunfels (no locality identified). Not found in T.  Said by the Kano FSL (#60) to be fromUC Kursdorf?.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Kn5,3, Ah37

GottfriedFN: a widow said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Kilianstaedten, Hanau [County].  I could not find her in Mai1798.

Gotthardt{J.Joerg}:KS131 says he  was fromUC Niederquembach near Wetzlar (now in Hesse).  I did not find him in any published FSL.

Gotthold{J.Baltzer}: KS131 says  he left Ranstadt near Buedingen (now in Hesse) with wife {A.Maria}.  I did not find him in any published FSL.

Gottkan?FN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Nassau-Usingen.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Gottlieber?FN: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Clausthal(?), and givesthe wife’s maiden name as Meier.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Gottorf Amt GL, Schleswig Royal  Duchy: Gottorf  is German for Gottorp.  This Amt, surrounding Schleswig city, was host to many German colonies founded in the 1759-62 period.  A very helpful map is found in EEE at p.131.

GottorpGL: is Danish for Gottorf and is the palace area situated on the SE edge of Schleswig city; see Holstein Duchies.

GotzFN: see Goetz.

Goury?FN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC [Pfalz-]Zweibruecken [Duchy].  Spelled Khauri in 1798 (Mai1798:Nr161). 

Goutprok(?){Christian+w+1c}: Kulberg109 said they were fromUC Eisenach.  I did not find them in T or in any FSL.

 

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