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.


 

Hel-Hhz                last updated January 2014

Hel?, Herzogtum Branzwon?: an unidentified place said by the Reinhard FSL to be homeUC to the Eberhaus family and possibly to the Kauerhoff family.

HelberFN:  said by the 1798 census to be the maiden name of frau Doehring of Ober-Monjou now frau Sack (Mai1798:Sn27).

HelbertFN: said by the Koehler FSL to be fromUC Fulda (no locality given), and his frau’s maiden name was given as Hornung (no origin given).

Held(t)FN{J.Hinrich/Heinrich}: Lutheran fromUC Georgelhausen(?), Lichtenberg Amt, arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in June 1762. In January 1765 with wife and daughter he was given permission to leave Denmark (EEE p.440).  By July 1766 they had arrived at Doenhof FSL #2 which said he was fromUC Darmstadt (no locality mentioned).  Later spelled Heldt.

HeldFN{Caspar}:  said by Doenhof FSL #74 to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

HeldFN: according to the Buedingen ML a Held woman fromUC Georgenhausen married a Mey man in 1766; by 1767 this couple was in Holstein (Mai&Marquardt#586).

Held{Wolffgang}: married Mertini{Catharina} 18 June 1766 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#1019).  KS134 has {Wolfgang}, {Katharina}, and the wrong year: 1765.  Not found in any later source.

HeldFN: see Geld of Paulskaya.

Held/Heldt{Herman}FN: he married in Luebeck 15 July 1766 Dietrich{A.Catharina} (Mai&Marquardt#179 & KS134).  {Anna} and {Hermann} arrived in Russia 12 Sept 1766, he said to be fromUC Hessen (Kulberg5371).  Not found in T By 17 Aug 1767 they had settled at Philippsfeld FSL #42.  Spelled Heldt in 1798 (Mai1798:Pp8).

Held {Michael}FN: said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to be fromUC Hirschfeld.  Spelled Heldt in 1798 (Mai1798:Pp4).

Held{G.Balzer}: said by Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been fromUC Herborn?, [Nassau Dilllenberg Principality?] (Lk14). Spelled Heldt in 1767 (T2594-2597).  I could not find them or any likely descendant associated with any Volga colony.

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

HeldFN: also see Geld and Heldt.

HeldeFN: see Golde.

HeldenbergenGL: see Friedberg.

HeldenreichFN: see Rendenreich.

HelhornFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Kutter FSL to be fromUC Isenburg.  Later spelled Gelhorn.

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

HeldtFN: also see Geld, Held, and Hilt.

Helefeld?FN: said by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Hadersleben?. I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Helenhof, Kurpfalz: an unidentified place said by the Galka FSL to be homeUC to a Wegner family.

HelfenbeinFN: said by the Stephan FSL to be fromUC Lanhausen. For 1798 see Mai1798:Sp13 and for 1767 see T412-13.    This Helffbein man married a Lufft woman in 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#523).  Jim Pickelhaupt says he found his origin.

HelfensteinFN: listed by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#1) and KS:301 without origin, but another confused entry on KS:301 said they came fromUC Ehnweiler, Kusel [Amt], Rheinpfalz.  The GCRA found one reference which said one of their children had been born inUC Rewelt-bei-Zweibruecken and another which said one had been born atUC Rechweiler-bei-Zweibruecken.  So far, the GCRA has found no proof of origin; see their book for more.

Helferskirchen, [Kurtrier]: is 22 km NE of Koblenz city and was said by the Schoenchen FSL to be homeUC to a Munsch family.

Helffbein FN: see Helfenbein.

Helffenbein{Gerdraut}: fromUC Lannenhausen married Felde{Johannes} in Buedingen 25 April 1766  (Mai&Marquardt#589).

HelffertFN: see Hellferich.

Helfreishofe or Helfreichshof : Gwen Pritzgau says that in 1766 80 German familes were to settle here and in Hirschenhof, one of the four or five non-Volga colony areas in 1765-67.  See Livonia.

HellFN: said by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:671, 301, 276) to be fromUC Sulz, Weissenburg [Amt], Elsass.  However, using FHL(1,055,882-7), the GCRA proved origin in Moehringen, Stuttgart [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  See the GCRA book for more details.  Also spelled Gell, Gohl and Goll.

HellFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Darmstadt (no locality mentioned).  Later spelled Geller.

HellFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Koeln.

HellbornGL: is some 14 miles SE of Jena city (and looks to have been in the Altenburg Duchy).  Said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Goetz family

HellbornGS: an unidentified country.  See Sulzfeld.

Hellburg?GL: said by the Jost FSL to be homeUC to an Eberlein family.  This might have been in Kurbrandenburg some 72 miles NW of Berlin??

Hellburg?GL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Zinock? man.  This probably was Hellburg, Kurbrandenburg, some 40 miles SE of Schwerin city.

Hellefelde, Orpiszewo [Amt, Posen Department, Krotschin Kreis], South Prussia: nka Jasne Pole, Poland, is 3 miles WSW of Orpiszew and 4 miles E of Krotschin, near Forsthaeus.  The GCRA found a source which says that the Wittich family that went to Bergdorf was here in 1801.  In addition they found it it associated with Maihoefer, Wetzler, and Wittich families in the first decade of the 1800s.   See theGCRA book for more on these families.

Hellenfels, Orpiszewo, South Prussia: aka Hellefelde?

HellerFN: said by the Dietel FSL to be fromUC Kork, Darmstadt [Hanau].  I could not find any of this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

HellerFN: said by the Laub FSL to be fromUC Bubenheim?, Kurpfalz.

HellerFN: said by the Straub FSL to be step-children in the Baecker{Matthias} household.  For a possible 1798 see Mai1798:Jo22?

Hellerbach: see Hollerbach.

HellferichFN: according to the Goebel FSL this was the maiden name of Schaefer (fromUC Margetenhaun, Fulda)’s wife.  Her name is spelled Helffert in the Buedingen ML (Mai&Marquardt#398).

HellfussFN: see Kellfuss. HellfussFN: see Kellfuss.

Hellinger FN: said by the Schuck FSL to be fromUC Erfurt, Kurpfalz[sic].  Spelled Gehlinger and Gallinger in 1798 (Mai1798:Su17(where the wife’s maiden name is given as Jacob),16 and Hd31.

Hellmut/Helmuth/Hellmuth{Christoph|: Lutheran fromUC Heidelberg, Kurfalz arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in Nov 1760.  In April 1763 he, with wife and son gained permission to leave Denmark. Before 1775 they had settled in Schilling (1775 census #47) (EEE p.541). 

Hellmut/Helmuth/Hellmuth{J.Peter}|: Catholic fromUC Brandau, Lichtenberg Oberamt, Hessen Darmstadt Landgraviate arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in Nov 1760.  In April 1763 he, with wife and daughter gained permission to leave Denmark. Before 1775 they had settled in Schilling (1775 census #25) (EEE p.541). 

Hellmut/Helmut/Hellmuth{Michel}: Lutheran fromUC Wieblingen near Heidelberg, arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in Nov 1760. In April 1763 he, with wife and daughter gained permission to leave Denmark. Before 1775 they had settled in Schilling (1775 census #46) (EEE pp.540-541). 

HellmuthFN: see Hellmut.

HellrothFN: see Hellrut.

Hellrut?FN: said by the Bauer FSL to be fromUC Tolarn(?), Schweden.  In 1798 spelled Hellroth (Mai1798:Mr10).

HellsteinGL, Henburg County: see Gelstein.

Hellwig/HelwigFN: possible early settlers of Zuerich said to be fromUC Voelkershausen (Lk34).  The wife’s maiden name was given as Schmidt{Katharina} in 1798 (Mai1798:Zr23).  Possibly spelled Helwig in 1767 see T5686??.

Hellwig{Henrich/Heinrich}: fromUC Breitenbach married Henergart{A.Margaretha} 15 April 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#546).  KS134 has {Heinrich}, and Ober-Breidenbach near Alsfeld.  Not found in any later source. 

HellwigFN: also see Heilig.

HelmFN: said by the Caesarsfeld FSL to be fromUC Straslund.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Helm FN: listed by both the 1858 Kassel census (#252) and KS:301 without origin.  Said by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#43) and KS:301 to have come fromUC Oberhausen, Koblenz [Oberamt], Rheinpfalz.  The GCRA found sources to indicate that they in fact came fromUC Oberhausen-bei-Kirn, Kirn [Amt], Rheinpfalz, going first to Hilsbach, Krzepice Amt, South Prussia, on their way to Neudorf.  See the GCRA book for more.

Helm?FN: see Gelm or Heilm.

Helmersheim: KS134 said this was near Alsfeld.  Said to be homeUC to Henergart{A.Margaretha} who married Hellwig{Henrich} 15 April 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#546).

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

Helmighausen : an unidentified place  said by Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been homeUC to the Spaeter{Christian}family (Lk135).  There are two Helmighausens in Gemany.

HelmleinFN: said by the Hoelzel FSL to be fromUC Freienfels?, Bamberg [Bishopric].   Spelled Mehrlein in 1795 (Mai1798:Mv953) and in 1798 (Ps82).

Helmlingen, near Buehl, Baden: is 8 miles W of Buehl town, and incorrectly said to be homeUC to Meier{Jakob} who died in Glueckstal; see the GCRA book for a bit more detail.

Helmsbach?, Kurpfalz: an unidentified place said by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to a Schmelzinger family.  There is a Helmbacher some 11 miles SE of Kaiserslautern city.

Helmsgruen?GL, [Kur-]Sachsen: is some 17 miles SW of Zwickau and said by the Fischer FSL to be homeUC to a Fischer family.

Helmstadt: the current spelling for Helmstatt.

Helmstatt/Helmstadt: is 27 km NW of Heilbronn city, 16 km N of Berwangen and 12 km W of Mossbach.

Helmstedt, Braunschweig [Duchy]: is 20 miles E of Braunschweig [Brunswick] city and said by the Hildmann FSL to be homeUC to a Remisch/Romme/Romig family. Said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to Wagner families.

HelmutFN: see Gelmut and Hellmut.

HelpershainGL: KS131 said this was near Alsfeld and home to Guenter{J.Heinrich, J.Adam} who went to Russia.  This is the same place as the next entry.

HelpershainGL, Felda Gericht, Hessen-Darmstadt: is 21 miles WNW of Fulda city, and said by the Krumm version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be in Ulrichstein (this surely is an error) and to be homeUC to a Rausch family.

Helpershain, [Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate]: is 17 km SSW of Alsfeld city and was said by the Stephan FSL to be homeUC to a Ginergardt?/Huehnergard/Huenergard family and aRuhl family.  This is the same place as the previous entry.

HelskeFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Aepfelborn?, Lothringen.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Helwig/HelwertFN{Peter}: Catholic fromUC Wuerzburg Bishopric arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in Nov 1759.  In April 1763 with wife and 6 chidren he received permission to leave Denmark.  In Aug 1765 in Oranienbaum they took transport for the Belowesch colonies (EEE p.443). They were said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Wuerzburg (no locality mentioned).

Helwig?FN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Alzey.

HelwigFN: said by the Kraft FSL to be fromUC Alsfeld.  The Buedingen Births and Deaths record says Helwig was fromUC Obern Breidenbach in the district of Romrodt (Mai&Marquardt#1218).

HelwigFN: said by the Moor FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  The wife’s maiden name was given as Pomersheim in 1798 (Mai1798:Mo71).  Bonner found that their Vonhausen marriage record said he was fromUC Neu Wiedermus, Isenburg[-Meerholz? County] and that she was baptized a Bomersheim in Vonhausen.

HelwigFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Magdeburg (no locality mentioned).

HelwigFN: also see Gelwig and Hellwig.

HelzerFN: listed by the 1816 Neudorf census (#47) with no origin.  Also spelled Gelzer.

HelzerFN: also see Hoelzer.

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

Hemann?FN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Denklingen.  I could not find this man in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Hembach, [Breuberg Condo?] : is 8 km SW of Hoechst-im-Odenwald and was said by the Susannental FSL to be homeUC to a Fladung man.

Hemerling?FN: said by the Dinkel FSL to be fromUC Dresden, Sachsen.

Hemhofen, Bamberg [Bishopric]: is 15 miles SSW of Bamberg city, and was said by the Leitsinger FSL to be homeUC to a Frank family.

HemlimFN{Regina}: married Besselt{Andreas} in Rosslau on 18 June 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1023).   Having arrived in Russia on 12 Sept. 1766, they had settled in Hoelzel  FSL #3.  In 1798 her maiden name was given as Gelwein{Regina} (Mai1798:Hz14).

Hemmel FN: said by the Seelmann FSL to be fromUC Gat?.  I did not locate him or any descendants in Mai1798.

Hemmerich FN: this family was in Glueckstal for a time; the GCRA believes it came viaUC Torshau, Batshka, Hungary fromUC Reichmannshausen, Schweinfurt [Amt], Bavaria; see the GCRA book for detail.

Hemmingen, Leonberg [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 4.5 miles N of Leonberg city, and said by the 1816 Neudorf census (#45) to have been homeUC  to a Fuchs family.

HemmingerFN: listed by KS:301 without origin but said by the 1816 Kassel census (#80) possibly to be from Nagold, Wuerttemberg.  See the GCRA book for more.  Jerry Frank confirmed this origin using the Nagold Ortssippenbuch.  

HempelFN{Georg}: said by Kuhlberg3133 to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned and his widow is said by the Huck FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

HempelFN{J.Peter}: said by Kuhlberg3134 and the Huck FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

HempelFN{Lousia Margaretha}: said by Kuhlberg3134 FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned) and and the Huck FSL to be frau Weisgerber{Christoph}.

HemrischFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Zerbst (no locality indicated). The family name was spelled Ermisch in 1798 (Mai1798:Or36).

Henburg CountyGS: The Walter Research Group thinks this may have been a mistransiteration of Hessen, but I think there is a good chance that it stood for the Henneberg County.

Hen(c)kel/Jaekel/Jekel/YakelFN{J.Georg}: Lutheran from UC Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in June 1762. In May 1765 with his Bernhardt wife {A.Maria} and son he deserted Denmark (EEE p.442).  By July 1766 they had settled in Doenhof FSL #15 which said he was fromUC Riedesel [Barony] (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Jaekel in 1798 (Mai1798:Ml22).  Henckel looks like a mistransliteration from the Russian to me.  When Pleve did their family chart he spelled the family name Jekel and Yakel.  At least one branch of descendants uses the Yakel spelling.  Marvin Yakel is hunting for the exact origin.

HenckelFN: also see Henkel.

HendelFN: said by the Grimm FSL to be fromUC Sachsen (no locality mentioned).

HendelFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Susshausen(?), Wuertenburg(?).

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

Hendendein?GL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the Meier family.

HendregFN: two families said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Zweibruecken (no locality mentioned).  Later spelled Heinrich (Mai1798:Nr1, 9, 90, 154, 161, 221).

HeneckerFN: see Sachs and Vierschenk.

Henergart{A.Margaretha}: fromUC Helmersheim married Hellwig{Henrich} 15 April 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#546).  KS134 has {Heinrich}, and Ober-Briedenbach near Alsfeld.  Not found in any later source.

Heneswart?GL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Stecker?120, and possibly to a Bachmann family.  There is a Hunneswarf some 64 miles NW of Kiel city.

Henff FN: see Genf.

HengerFN{Georg, Julianna}: said by the Bergdorf 1816 census (KS:662, 665, 301) to have been fromUC Kaltental, Stuttgart [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  However, KS:278 gave the origin as Bergfelden, Sulz [Amt], Wuerttemberg, which was proven by the GCRA using FHL(1,732,270), which also found that the family first went to S. Prussia and then to Bergdorf.  See the GCRA book for more details.  Also spelled Ginger, Haenger, Hinger, and Huenger.

Hengmantel, Erbach [County]: is a tiny hamlet (like 3 or 4 structures) at the southern edge of Breitenbrunn, Hesse, then in Breuberg Condominium (jointly owned and operated by Erbach Countyand Liwenstein Principality.  It was said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to Alt{J.Adam}.

Hengofen?GL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the Ruder?/Rueder family. There is a Hennhofen some 15 miles NW of Augsburg city.

HengstFN: see Milgeig.

Hengstler FN: see Hingster.

HenickeFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be orphans living in the Schneider household.  I could not find them in the 1798 Volga censuses.

HeningFN: see Henning.

HeningerFN: said by the Bauer FSL to be fromUC Michelstadt, Kurpfalz, with a Kohlmer step-son in the household.  Later spelled Henninger; reported as a runaway in 1789 (Mai1798:Mv151), but for 1798 see Br58.

Henke/HinkeFN: Curt Renz has found the church records for this Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia, family in Moehringen, Stuttgart Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.

HenkeFN: also see Hinke.

HenkelFN{J.Georg}: said by the Doenhof FSL to be fromUC Darmstadt (no locality mentioned).

HenkelFN{Karl}: said by the Kolb FSL to be fromUC Heimweiler(?), Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter(?).

HenkelFN{Ludwig}: name was spelled Hinkel and the wife’s maiden name was given as Kaiser (Mai1798:Ms77).  Bonner proved this maiden name and her baptism in Buches records.

HenkelFN(G.Ernst): said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned), with his sister-in-law called a Gutfeld.  Spelled Henckel (Nr33) and perhaps Henkel (Nr217) in 1798.  The Buedingen ML says he was fromUC Buedingen and married in 1766 a Hosfeld woman (Mai&Marquardt#640).

HenkelFN(Johannes): said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  For 1798 see perhaps Nr217?

HenkelFN(Nicolaus): said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  For 1792 and 1798 see Mv1769, Mv1970, Kk23, and perhaps Nr217.  The wife’s maiden name is given as Becker in 1798 (Mai1798:An3).

HenkelFN{Peter}: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Rohrbach, Wuerzburg.

Henkel{Jakob}: Gerhard Lang says he is in the Schilling 1775 census at #77 and is a likely first settler there.  Kulberg1683 says he was fromUC Gelnhausen.

Henkel{J.Heinrich}: married Jaenicke{Johanna Catharina Elisabeth} 10 April 1766 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#945).  On 4 July 1766 the Lutheran couple {Heinrich & Catharina} without children arrived in Russia, he said to be fromUC Hannover (Kuhlberg945).  Later in 1766 in Oranienbaum they took ship for the Volga (T5335-5336).  Not found in any pubished FSL.

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

Henlein?: see Genlein.

Henn/Hoen/Heen/Haen/Huehn{J.David}FN: Lutheran from Kuernbach(?), Wuerttemberg arrived at Schleswig city, Schleswig Royal Duchy in May 1761. After April 1765 with wife {A.Rosina} and son he left Denmark (EEE p.450).  By July 1766 they had settled in Reinwald FSL #20 which said he was  fromUC Killingen?, Wuerttemberg [Duchy].  Spelled Huehn in 1798 (Mai1798:Rw57).

Henne?FN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC [Anhalt-]Dessau [Principality].  I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.

HenneFN: said by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#100 and KS:302 to have come from Rohrdorf, Calw [Amt], Wuerttemberg; said by a.second KS:302 entry to have come from Altensteig, Calw [Amt], Wuerttemberg. Using FHL#1,201,997, the GCRA proved their origin in Rohrdorf-bei-Altensteig, Calw [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  See the GCRA book for more.

Henne/GineFN{Matthias} from Wuerttemberg arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in May 1762.  By 1769 the widow had settled in Riebensdorf colony in Woronesch (EEE po.443).

HenneFN: also see Hehn.

HennebergFN{Caspar, Adam}: said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL (#32 & 33) to be fromUC Gening (early publication) and Dienheim (latest publication).  By 1798 family members were still in Stahl and also in Fischer and Rosenheim (Mai1798:Fs22 & 28, Rm37 and Sk2 & 14.

HennebergGS: an uidentified place said (no locality mentioned) by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Leinhardt family.  Said by Kulberg110 to be homeUC to Mehring{J.Martin+w+2c}.

Henneberg CountyGS: was a County mostly in or near present-day Meiningen, Thueringin, but which held some lands in present-day Hessen.  In the 1760s it was considered part of the Saxe-Meiningen Duchy.

HennersdorfGL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Nicks family.    There were at least 10 Hennersdorfs in the Germanies.

HennhofenGL: see Hengofen.

Hening? FN{Johannes}: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Winner?.  I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.

Henning FN{Peter}: said (no locality mentioned) by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Hamburg. For 1798 see Mai1798: Or26.

HenningFN: said by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#117) and KS:302 to have come fromUC Metzingen, Reutlingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  The GCRA says his death record says he was bornUC in Juterbach in Sachsen, which they suggest might be Jueterbog, SW of Berlin.  See the GCRA book for more.

HenningFN: this family name was found recorded in Winterhausen marriage records 1760-1769; see Flegel trip.

HenningsFN: said by the Schaefer FSL to be fromUC Wesselburen, Holstein[-Gottorp Duchy].  For 1782 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2511 and Sf8.

HenningsFN:  the wife was said (no locality mentioned) by the Schaefer FSL to be fromUC Regensburg.

HenningerFN: see Heninger.

Hennstadt in Norderdithmarschen: is 25 miles SW of Kiel.

Hennweiler?, Herzogtum Zweibruecken: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to a Planz family.  This is the same place as the next entry, just 50 years earlier.

Hennweiler, Kirn [Amt], Rheinpfalz: is 5 miles NW of Kirn town, and was said by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#44) and KS:479 to have been homeUC  to Weinz{Johannes} family.

HenrichFN see Heinrich.

HenrichsFN: see Heinrich.

HenschFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Anhalt-Zerbst (no locality mentioned).

HenschFN: also see Gensch.

HenseFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Eutin.

HenselFN: said by the Dinkel FSL to be fromUC Kabbel, Daenemark.

HenselFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Gitting?, Pfalz-Neuburg[Duchy].  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Hensler/HensslerFN: arrived in South Russia in 1819 and later settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Pfuellingen, Reutlingen Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.

HenselmannFN: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be fromUC Ettlingen?, Markgrafschaft Baden-Durlach.  I could not identify them or descendants in Mai1798.

HensseFN{Christian}: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Dessau (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Genze in 1788 and 1798 (Mai1798: Mv320, Mv337, Sk29).  Just before leaving for Russia they were called Hentze, the husband said to have been from Naundorf, Dessau, but originally fromUC Saxony and the wife said to be from Hindsdorf, Saxony (Mai&Marquardt#1085).

HensseFN{Gottlieb}: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Dessau (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Genze in 1798 (Mai1798: Bx47). Just before leaving for Russia they were called Hentze, the husband was from Naundorf, Dessau, but originally from Saxony (Mai&Marquardt#1086).

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

HensslerFN: see Hensler.

HentzeFN{Margaretha}: according to a Rosslau ML this woman (no origin given) married in 1766 a Kirchner man; by 1767 the couple was in Jost (Mai&Marquardt#925).

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

Hentze{J.Georg}: Dessau archival records say he sold his house (twice!) and abandoned his wife and child in preparation for his going to Russia (Mai&Maruardt#1086 & KS134).  No further information,

HentzeFN: also see Hensse and Hintze.

Henze(??): according to Anhalt-Dessau archival materials this Jung-Braunschweig soldier born in Woerlitz  left Dessau in 1766 for Russia (MMai&Marquardt#1087).  No further information.

HepbergGL: see Geperkh.

HepfnerFN: said by the Laub FSL to be fromUC Zwickau, Sachsen.

Hepler FN: said by the Stephan FSL to be fromUC Hanau [County, Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate], no locality mentioned.  I did not find them or any descendants in Mai1798.

HeppFN: said by the Graf FSL to be fromUC Aschaffenburg.

HeppFN: said by the Grimm FSL to be fromUC Gelnhausen, Hessen (no locality mentioned).  This family evidently was known in Russia as Hess.

HeppFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Ems.

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

HeppenheimGL: said by a Friedberg ML to be homeUC to a Bichmann woman who in 1766 married Jung{Andreas} (Mai&Marquardt#299); by 1768 this couple was in Warenburg.  Heppenheim was one of the next two places.

Heppenheim-an-der-BergstrasseGL, [Kurmainz]: is 20 km E of Worms city.

Heppenheim-an-der-WieseGL, [Leiningen County?]: is 7.5 km NE of Gruenstadt town and 7.5 km SW of Worms city.

HeppenheimGL,[Kur-]Mainz: nka  Heppenheim-an-der-Bergstrasse .   is some 13 miles NE of Mannheim and some 30 miles SE of Mainz city.and was said by the Schuck FSL to be homeUC to a Geld family

Heppenheim OberamtGL, Kurmainz: is the district containing the town of Heppenheim and the surrounding villages and is said by the Anton FSL to be homeUC to a Keil family.

HepperleFN: in 1820 settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Oberstenfeld, Ludwigsburg parish, Wuerttemberg.  Stumpp, p.599, said the locality was Grossbottwar, not Oberstenfeld.

HeppnerFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Windheim?.    Spelled Huebner in 1798 (Mai1798:Sn22) and Hoepfner in 1786 (Mv2073).

Her{M.Margaretha}: fromUC Heuchelheim near Giessen married Kitschler{Kilianus} 15 April 1766 in Friedberg (Mai&Marquardt#311).  She died sometime before 1790.

HerbelFN{Jacob}: said by the Balzer FSL (#39) to be fromUC Hessen (no state or locality indicated).

HerbelFN{Konrad}:  T1-6 said he, his wife and 4 children were transported from Oranienbaum to Saratov but the wife and 1 son died along the way.   Arriving in Kukkus (FSL #27),  he was said to be fromUC Bechlingen, Braunfels, and he had a new wife (a widow), 2 step sons, a step daughter, and another of his own sons evidently had died in Saratov before the family moved to Kukkus.

Herbelsheimer{J.Adam}: born in Hof(f) to the late {Adam Friedrich} married Mueller{Marg.} 28 April 1766 in Woehrd (Mai&Marquardt(#778 & KS134).  Not found in any later source.

HerberFN: by the time of the Herzog FSL the widow Herber, said to be fromUC Gruensfeld, Wuerzburg, had married Gerstner bringing her Herber son with her.  Later this name was spelled Herr (Mai1798:Hr23).

Herber[J.Conrad]FN: I could not find this man in any FSL. He was said by the Schlitz ML to be fromUCNeuengronau in the baronial district of Duengen”, marrying a Schmidt girl fromUCElm in the district of Brandensteinon 22 July 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#732).  He may be lived in Nieder Monjou and may be listed as deceased under the name Herbert in Schaefer (Mai1798:Sf21) in 1798 (Mai&Marquartnote724 [where Sh21 is a misprint for Sf21 – rak]).

Herber{Catharina/A.Katharina}: the former Stiehler{Katharina}.  Was godmother at the Luebeck 17 May 1766 baptism of a son of Endters{Johannes}and his Fischer wife {A.Maria}  (Mai&Marquardt#1290).  Not found in Kulberg or T.  By 8 July 1767 she and husband Herber{Johann} had settled at Schwab FSL #2.

Herber{Johannes/Johann}:  fromUC [Hessen-] Darmstadt [Landgraviate] married Stiehler{A.Catharina} in Buedingen 3 March 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#359).  Not found in Kulberg or T.  By 8 July 1767 {Johann} and wife {A.Katharina} had settled at Schwab FSL #2, he said to be fromUC Lipsa.  In 1798 {Johann} and his Stiehler wife {Katharina} were still in Schwab (Mai1798:Sb23).

Herber{Johannes}: was godfather at the Luebeck 17 May 1766 baptism of a son of Endters{Johannes}and his Fischer wife {A.Maria}  (Mai&Marquardt#1290). {Johann & Anna} arrived in Russia 19 July 1766, he said to be fromUC Darmstadt (Kulberg2586). Not found in T.  By 8 July 1767 {Johannes & A.Maria} with an infant daughter had settled at Schwab FSL #20, he said to be fromUC Klausen?. In 1798 a different family was listed  in Schwab (Mai1798:Sb23), so not found in 1798.

Herber/Gerber{Johann/Johannes}FN: said by the Schwab FSL #7 to be fromUC Wehrshausen and his wife is named {A.Katharina}.    Spelled Gerber in 1798 and his wife is named Herdt{Katharina} (Mai1798:Sb8)

HerberFN:  also see Gerber.

HerbertFN: the Rosslau ML says this woman married a Ruebsame man in 1765; by 1766 this couple was in Graf (Mai&Marquardt#863).  The Graf FSL says the wife was fromUC Schoenburg.

HerbertFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Nabugen?.  I could not find this family in the 1798.

Herbert/Herber{Joseph}: fromUC Blanchenau married Hass{A.Margaretha} 14 May 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#649).  KS134 has {Josef} and Blanchenau, Fulda [Bishopric].  On 13 Sept 1766 they arrived in Russia, he said to be fromUC Fulda (Kuhlbereg5748).  Later in 1766 without children this Herber couple in Oranienbaum took transport for the Volga (T737-738).  Not found in any published FSL, however in 1790 a Herber{Joseph} is recorded as moving with his family from Koehler to Semenovka, and in 1798 that man, his Gette wife {Margaretha} and son are still there (Mai1798:Se4).

HerbertFN: also see Herber.

HerbionFN: said by the Louis FSL to be fromUC Bitsch, Lothringen.

HerbornGL, Hessen: is some 42 miles NNW of Frankfurt-am-Main, some 3 miles S of Dillenburg town, and in the 1760s was part of Nassau-Dillenburg County.  In 1972 the Flegels found mention of the following families in 1762-67 Herborn church marriage records: Amdt, Bauman, Bender, Benner, Bernhardt, Clauss, Ebert, Eisenkramer, Frank, Frey, Fuhrman, Gorlingshausen, Gueenther, Gunther, Haller, Hartmann, Haubach, Heuser, Hild, Hoffman, Jaeger, Jung, Kiegelmann, Hoch, Kolb, Kraft, Kuntz, Lang, Metzler, Morgenstern, Moritz, Mueller, Muller, Nicodemus, Niess, Offman, Paul, Petri, Piscator, Pistor, Relch, Reichardt, Reuter, Schaab, Schaaf, Scheldt, Schmidt, Schneider, Schreiner, Schuhmann, Schultz, Schumann, Schwartz, Seibel, Stuhl, Theis, Walther, Weber, Weidenbach, Weller, Weyel, and Wilhelm.  These families were from such places as Amdorf, Braunfelz, Herborn, and Hobach.  Amdorf and Hobach were small villages to the Wof Herborn.  Braunfels was Nassau-Braunfels County to the S of Herborn.

Herborn?, [Nassau Dilllenberg Principality] : said by Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been homeUC to the Held{G.Balzer} family (Lk14).  Probably the same place as the preceding entry.

HerbstFN: said by the Stumpp supplement to the Dietel FSL to be fromUC Mecklenburg (no locality indicated).  The wife’s maiden name was given as Mink in 1798 (Mai1798:Fk65).

HerbstFN:  according to a Rosslau ML this woman (no origin given) married in 1766 a Krauswald(t)  man; by 1767 the couple was in Jost (Mai&Marquardt#989).

HerbstFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Laibaroes, Bamberg [Bishopric].  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

HerbstFN: said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Sangerhausen, [Kur-]Sachsen.  They surely had died prior to the 1798 Volga censuses. 

HerbstFN: his (1st?) wife, who had been the widow Lehmann, was said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Kolberg[Colberg], Preussich Pommern.

HerbstFN: his (2nd?) wife, is listed in 1798 with no hint of her maiden name, or her probable earlier husband,  or her origin, or where she first settled in Russia.

Herbst{Henriette Sophie): according to the Anhalt-Dessau archives she was fromUCRaguhn and had been living with her mother and her 2nd husband Waeschen{Christoph} prior to leaving for Russia in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1088).  KS134 has {Sofie}.

HerbsteinGL: said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to a Schwing woman who in 1766 married a Weidhardt man; by 1767 this couple was in Karasnoyar; Stumpp said her family name was Schwinning and that this place was in Oberhessen near Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#597).  Said by the Koehler FSL to be homeUC to a Leister family, and possibly to a Werz family.  This is surely the same place as the following entry.

Herbstein, [Riedesel Barony]: said by Recruiter Beauregard’s 1768 list to have been homeUC to the Schneider{Nicolaus} family (Lk91)  [probable first settlers in Zug]. Kuhlberg said this was in Fulda [Bishopric], which it was, prior to 1428!  Fulda may have issued passports for Herbstein Catholics?

HerbsteinGL, Fulda [Bishopric] [sic]: is some 14 miles W of Fulda city, and said by the Koehler FSL to be homeUC to Ruhl, Schneider, and Trin families, and possibly Fleischer and  Hein families.  Herbstein actually was in the Riedesel Barony since 1428.

HerbsthausenGL: an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Doehlinger family.

Herchenau/HorgenauGL: is some 13 miles SW of Schlitz city and was in the Riedesel Barony.  HerchenauGL: Said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to Winterholder families.  Schulze says the place is now known as Hoerganau  (Mai&Marquardt#745).  See Schlitz.

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

HercherFN: see Herr.

HerdFN: see Herdt.

Herdorf:GL: said by the Mueller FSL to be homeUC to an Edelbach family.  There is a Herdorf in the Westerwald some 15 miles W of Dillenburg.

HerdtFN said by the Balzer 1798 census to be the maiden name of frau Lotz/Lutz.

HerdtFN {Heinrich}: said by Kuhlberg3117 and the Huck FSL #51 to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

HerdtFN {J.Heinrich}: said by the Huck FSL #51 to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Not in Kuhlberg.

HerdtFN {Johannes}: said by Kuhlberg3129 and the Huck FSL #48 to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

HerdtFN{Philipp}: said by the Kraft FSL #22 to be fromUC Pawlagau(?), Hanau.

HerdtFN{Margaretha}: a widow said (no locality mentioned) by the Kutter FSL #26 to be fromUC Isenburg.

HerdtFN{Anton} & {Christoph} & {Konrad} & {Thomas}: said by the Messer FSL 58 & 62 & 63 & 78 to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned). In 1798 the family name was spelled Hardt and one of the wives’ maiden name was given as Goebel (Mai1798:Ms11,22).  Bonner proved the maiden name of another wife as Meissinger from Aulendiebach.

Herdt{Adam}FN: said by the Moor FSL to be from Isenburg. The Buedingen ML says this man fromUC Offenbach married a Zipp woman also fromUC Offenbach in 1766; Stumpp also uses a Herd spelling (Mai&Marquardt#473).  Bonner proved Herdt was baptized in Offenbach, Isenburg[-Birstein Principality].  For 1798 see Pb20 and probably Pb6,19,28 and 35.

Herdt{A.Elisabeth}: said to be fromUC Offenbach  and  on 4 April 1766 in Buedingen she married  Faelsing/Felsing/Feltsing/Feltz{Ludwig Jakob (Mai&Marquardt#474).  KS127 repeated most of this information.  Felsing{Jakob}, wife {Johanna} and 4 children arrived in Russia 4 July 1766, he said to be fromUC Darmstadt (Kulberg1278). Later in 1766 {Jacob}, {A.Elisabeth} and the 4 children took transport in Oranienbaum for the Volga (T5386-5391).  By 7 June 1767 they all had settled at Paulskaya FSL #44, frau Felsing’s maiden name was given as Herdt fromUC OffenbachUC.   In 1798 the family name was spelled Feltsing and Feltz (Mai1798:Pl55/Bs09).

Herdt{A.Katharina}FN:wife of Herber{Johann}, she is mentioned without her maiden name in Schwab FSL #7.    Spelled Gerber in 1798 (Mai1798:Sb8).

HerdtFN{Adam}: said by the Schwed FSL #26 to be fromUC Eckert?, Isenburg.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sw7 and possibly Pb19.

Herdt{Elisabeth}: she was said to be fromUC Offenbach  now in Hesse and on 4 April 1766 in Buedingen she married Faelsing{Ludwig Jakob} said to be fromUC GiesenUC  (Mai&Marquardt#474).  KS127 repeated most of this information.  I did not find them in any published FSL.

Herdt{Johannes}: from Ober Reichenbach and his wife{A.Catharina}: their daughter was baptized in Buedingen 6 June 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1208).  Not found in any later source.

Herdt{Sus.}: sister of {Johannes} and godmother at the baptism of  his daughter in Buedingen 6 June 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1208).  Not found in any later source.

HerdtFN: also see Hardt.

Herel FN: said by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Schoenwald. ?.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

HerelFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Busendorf. [Kur-]Bayern.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

HereleinFN: see Harlon.

Herforst?, [Kur-]Trier: is 22 km NNE of Trier city and was said by Recruiter Beauregard’s 1768 list to have been homeUC to a Dornhof family (Lk87)  [probable first settlers in Zug].  (87);

HerfurthFN: see Herrfort.

Hergaz(?)GL, was an unidentified locality which according to the Frank FSL was in the state of Fulda and was homeUC to a Rossmann family.

HergenborteGL: see Hasselborn.

HergenheinFN: said by the Messer FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned). In 1798 the family name was spelled Hargenhein and the wife’s maiden name was given as Dietrich (Mai1798:Ms36).

HergenraederFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Nr185, and it may also have been spelled Ergender (Nr200)?.

HergenraederFN: the Seewald FSL gives some evidence that one such family might have been fromUC Schwalbach, Nassau.

HergenraederFN also see Hergenroether.

HergenroederFN: said by the Kukkus FSL to be fromUC Raubach, Isenburg.

Hergenroether/HergenraederFN{Catharina}: a widow said by Kuhlberg3120 to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

Hergenroether/HergenraederFN{Christian}: said by the Huck FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Not in Kuhlberg.

Hergenroether/HergenraederFN{Ludwig}: said by Kuhlberg3120 and the Huck FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Son of Catharina.

HergerFN: said by the Dietel FSL to be fromUC Zenbar(?), Elsass.  In 1790 and 1798 spelled both Gerger and Herger (Mai1798:Mv398,Dt49).

HergertFN: said by the Doenhof FSL to be fromUC Zweibruecken (no locality mentioned).

HergertFN: said by the Stumpp version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be fromUC Erbach and from Niederseemen.  Said by the Pleve version to be from Niederseemen, which Kromm explains was in the Gedern Amt of Stollberg County near Nidda.  The Kromm version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL says the wife of Lahnert was a sister (p.30).

HergertFN: the Kutter FSL shows a Hergert orphan living in the Weigand household, the head of which is listed as coming from Isenburg.

HergertFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  I could not find this family in  Mai1798.

HergertFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Hellborn. The family name was spelled Hergert in 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2139,Or54).

Hergert{Franz}FN: said by the Rohleder FSL to be fromUC Aschaffenberg, [Kurmainz] and the wife fromUC [Pfalz-]Zweibruecken.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Hergert{Franz} FN: his wife was said by the Rohleder FSL to be fromUC [Pfalz-]Zweibruechen [Duchy] (no locality mentioned).

Hergert{Peter}FN: said by the Rohleder FSL to be fromUC Aschaffenberg, [Kurmainz].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Hr26 and maybe 29?

HergertFN: see also Gerkhered.

Herget FN: see Hergert.

HergheimGL: see Friedberg.

HerginsFN:  see Juergens.

Hering/Gehring/Goering?FN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Schwaben (no locality mentioned) and to have married the widow Donne.

HeringFN: listed by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#63) and KS:275, 289, and 303 with no origin.  Using FHL#1,190,227, the GCRA proved their origin in Taebingen, Sulz [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  See the GCRA book for more.  Also spelled Gering, Haering, and, correctly, Goehring.

HeringFN: also see Haring.

Heringen, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: is 13 miles E of Bad Hersfeld, and was said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to homeUC to Knatz, Sommer, and Wagner families.  Kuhlberg said this was in Hessen.  Said by thePleve version of the Walter FSL (#81) to be homeUC to a Windecker family.  The Walter Research Group later confirmed in parish records that there were Windecker family in Herrnhaag, Isenburg (now Hessen). 

HeritzdorfFN: see Geritzdorf.

Herklotsch: see Herklotzsch.

HerklotzFN: said by the Schoenchen FSL to be fromUC Dessau (no locality mentioned).     Spelled Goerlitz in 1798 (Mai1798:Sn5 and 45).

Herklotzsch/Herklotsch{Dorothea Christiana} in Rosslau on 17 Septermber 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#873).  KS122 gives her maiden name as Herklotsch. Not found in Kulberg, T or in any published FSL.   In 1798 there is a widow {Dorothea} whose husband was {Andreas} living in Niedermonjou (Mai1798:Nm5).

Herl{Katharina E.}: she and her husband  Basrom{Ludwig} leftUC Laubach near Giessen for Russia (KS119).

HerlFN: also see Heberlin.

Herlein{Barbara}: probable 3rd wife of Gossmann/Kossman{Johannes/J.Michael} listed in Mai1798:Gb3.

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

HermannFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Sachsen (no locality mentioned) and to have married in Oranienbaum, a Kramer woman.

HermannFN: said by the Bergdorf 1816 census (KS:659, 303) to have been fromUC Bieselsberg, Calw [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  However, the GCRA has proven this family was from Nellingsheim, Rottenburg [Amt], Wuerttemberg, and established his wife’s maiden name as Daub or Daublin. see their book for details.   Also spelled Herrmann.

HermannFN: said by the Dehler FSL to be fromUC Weitersburg, Kurpfalz with a Schaefer? step-son in the household.

HermanFN: according to the Buedingen ML, a Herman woman fromUC Goetzenhain married in 1766 a Weisbinder man; by 1767 this couple was in Grimm (Mai&Marquardt#657).

HermannFN: said by the Graf FSL to be fromUC Homberg-an-der-Ohm, Darmstadt.  Later spelled Herrmann (Mai1798:Gf17).

HermanFN{Philipp}: Catholic fromUC Kraichgau Canton, Barony of Baron von Venningen, Swabian Knights’ Circle, arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in June 1760.  After 1763 with his wife and 3 children he received permission to leave Denmark.  They arrived at Kronstadt in May 1766.  In August 1766 in Oranienbaum he signed a pledge to settle in Hirschenhof colony in Latvia (EEE p.445).

HermannFN: said by the Hoelzel FSL to be fromUC Stetten?, Kurpfalz with a Fort stepson in the household.  Spelled Herrmann in 1798 (Mai1798:Hz33).

Hermann FN:  said by the Koehler FSL to be the maiden name of frau Warle.

HermannFN: said by the Laub FSL to be fromUC Appenrod, DarmstadtHerrmann

HermannFN: said by the Laub FSL to be fromUC Krumbach, Darmstadt.  In 1798 spelled (Mai1798:Lb9).

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

Hermann{Philipp+w+5c}: Kulberg216 said these were Catholic fromUC [Kur-]Pfalz and went to Livonia.

HermannFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Bitsch, Lothringen.  Later spelled Herrmann (Mai1798:Mt8,11,36,38).

HermannFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Luxembourg.  The name was later spelled Herrmann (Mai1798:Mt42,74).

HermannFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Kulm.

HermannFN: there is some evidence in the Rothammel FSL that one such family might be fromUC Hofheim, Worms. 

Hermann/Herrmann{Johannes}FN: By Aug 1766 they had settled in Schaefer FSL #42 which said he was fromUC Lund, Sweden.  They surely had died prior to the 1798 Volga censuses.

Hermann/Herrmann{Johannes}FN: a brother of {A.Magdalena} fromUC Wuerttemberg arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in June 1762.  In June 1763 with wife and 5 children he was given permission to leave Denmark (EEE p.445). By Aug 1766 they had settled at Schaefer FSL #19 which said he was fromUC Heilbronn [Imperial City].  Spelled Herrmann in 1798 (Mai1798:Sf26(in which the wife’s maiden name is given as Remmler),21,10,29 and Rw33).

Hermann FN: said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be fromUC Gorsenbrun?, Holstein [Duchy].  I could not find members of this family in  Mai1798.

HermannFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Humberg?.  Spelled Herrmann in 1798 (Mai1798:Bz14).

Herman/Hermann{Matthias}FN: Kulberg5520 reports that this family arrived in Oranienbaum in September 1766.  They are a probable Zug first settler family said by Recruiter Beauregard’s 1768 list (Lk139) to have been fromUC Muehlbach and to have gone to Zug in 1768, so are probable Zug first settlers.  In 1767 the name was spelled Hermann (T1837-1838).   In 1796 his daughter {Ottilia} went to Luzern to marry Schmelzer{Georg} (Mai1798:Mv3072).  In 1798 spelled Herrmann (Lz14 and 16).

Hermann{A.Margaretha}:  married Bentel{J.Jo(o)bst} in Luebeck on 26 August 1766 (Mai&Marquardt #196,  KS121).  Not found in Kulberg, T or in any published FSL.

Herrmann{J.Georg}: married Berg{A.Maria} in Rosslau 29 May 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#862 & KS121 & 134).  I could not identify them either in Kulberg, in T or in any published FSL.

Hermannstadt: said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Ritter family.  This may be present-day Hermanovice, Czech Republic, 67 km NE of Olomouc which was then Olmuetz, Austria.

HermaringenGL, Heidenheim [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 7 miles SW of Heidenheim city and GCRA suggests may have been home to the Geigle family that went to Bergdorf.

HermersbergGL, Pirmasens [Amt], Pfalz: is some 8.5 miles N of Pirmasens city, and was proven by GCRA to be home to the Oster family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.

Hemrisch: go to Ermisch.

Hernemann{Johann}: fromUC the Pfalz married Heumann{Susanna M.} 1 Sept 1765 in Danzig (Mai&Marquardt#763 & KS164).  Not found in any later sources.

Hernemann{J.Michael}: fromUC the Pfalz married Kraus{Henriette Friederike Charlotte} 1 Sept 1765 in Danzig (Mai&Marquardt#763 & KS164).  They may be the Hermann couple {Michael & Regina} who arrived in Russia with two sons on 13 Sept 1766, he said to be of the reformed faith and fromUC the Pfalz (Kuhlberg5927).   Not found in any later sources.

HernerFN: see Horner.

Hernthaller  Spelled Herrenstahler in 1798 when the maiden name of frau Herrenstahler was given as Bucholtz (Mai1798:Sn30).

HeroldFN: the Buedingen ML says this woman married a Gosmann man (wife #1?) in 1766; by 1767 the man was in Goebel [with a younger wife] (Mai&Marquardt#519).

Herold{Maria}:  fromUC Burg Sinn married in Buedingen 17 April 1766   Gossmann/Kossman{Johannes/J.Michael} who was a first settler in Goebel FSL #11  (Mai&Marquardt#519). She was likely his first wife who died prior to his arrival in Goebel.

HeroldFN: also see Georghold.

Herr/HercherFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Mainz (no locality mentioned).

Herr{Georg}FN:  said listed both in Bergdorf 1816 census (#1), in Kassel 1816 census (#49) and twice in KS:303, without origin.  His origin in Ingolsheim, Sulz [Amt], Elsass was proven by the GCRA using FHL(721,154).  See the GCRA book for more.

Herr?FN{J.Heinrich}: said by the Huck FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  He married the widow of Schwabauer{Johannes}.

Herr?FN said by the Huck FSL to be fromUC Kurpfalz (no locality mentioned).

HerrFN: in 1798 maiden name of the wife of the Schoenberger man who first settled in Louis is given as Herr (Mai1798:Hr28). According to a Rosslau ML he had married a Lick woman in 1765 (Mai&Marquardt:843).

Herr{J.Peter}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been fromUC Orb, [Kurmainz] (Lz65).  This couple seems likely to have been among the Luzern first settlers. In 1798 his wife’s maiden name appears to have been Ferstrin but may have been Pfister (Mai1798:Lz33].

HerrFN: said by the Messer FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned). In 1798 the family name was spelled Geier and the wife’s maiden name was given as Berger (Mai1798:Ms4,Mv1714).

HerrFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Hessen (no locality mentioned).

HerrFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Mecklenburg (no locality mentioned).

HerrFN: said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be fromUC Orb, Mainz.

HerrFN: said by the Schaefer FSL to be fromUC Leipzig, [Kur-]Sachsen.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Ur19.

HerrFN: his wife was said by the Schaefer FSL to be fromUC Winterbach, [Pfalz-]Zweibruecken [Duchy].

HerrFN: said by the Schwab FSL to be fromUC Anburg?, Nassau.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sb1.

HerrFN: also see Derr and Herber.

HerrbrassGS: an unidentified country; see Schilbor.

Herrenberg [Amt] GL, Wuerttemberg: is some 20 miles SW of Stuttgart city, and was a District administrative center.

HerrenstahlerFN: see Hernthaller.

Herrfort?FN: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Tiben(?), Sachsen.  According to a Rosslau ML this Herfurth man married a Kleinmuth woman in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#944).  Spelled Herrfort in 1787 and 1798 (Mai1798: Mv314, Or24, Bx08).

HerrfurtFN: according to the Urbach FSL he had died and his daughter was a step-daughter in the Landmann household.  I could not find her in Mai1798.

HerrhausenFN: see Gerhauser

HerrleinFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Genkingen, Siekingen.

HerrlingerFN: see Gerlinger.

HerrmannFN: in 1817 settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Erpfingen, Reutlingen parish, Wuerttemberg.  Stumpp, p.599, said the locality was Willmandingen, not Erpfingen.

Herrmann{Michael}FN: both the 1816 Kassel census (#26) and KS:304 said this family came from Freckenfeld, Germersheim [Amt], Rheinpfalz. Using FHL#247,602 the GCRA proved this origin.  The entry in KS:304 that gives an Elsass origin seems in error.  See the GCRA book for more.

Hermann{Eliesabeth}:  fromUC Seligenstadt married Beyer{Johannes}in Buedingen 3 July 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#730).  KS121 &164 say Seligenstadt was near Offenbach, now in Hesse. They may have arrived in Russia in Sept 1766 (Kulberg7205)?  T3813 &3824 report a Catholic couple with these names later took transport from Oranienbaum for the Volga, and report that he died in transit.  KS134 says they had been heading for Leichtling.  But I was unable to identify the widow and daughter in any published FSL.

HerrmannFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Elbersdorf.

HerrmanFN: the Buedingen ML  says this woman ofUC  Usingen in 1766 married a Strack man; by 1767 this couple was in Pfeiffer (Mai&Marquardt:634).  

HerrmannFN: no place of origin is given for this orphan in the Pfeiffer FSL but he is living in the household of a Strang family fromUC Hannover. 

Herrmann{Johann}FN: the wife, aka the widow Bolk, was said by the Schaefer FSL to be fromUC Bernburg, [Anhalt-Bernburg Duchy], a Sachsen [Duchy].

HerrmannFN{J.Georg}: he married in Rosslau 29 May 1765 Bergen{A.Maria} (Mai&Marquardt#862, KS121).  I could not find them in any published FSL.

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

HerrmannFN: also see Hermann.

HerrmannFN: see also Hermann.

Herrnhaag-bei-BuedingenGL: Stump said the Reinheimer widow who married the Karbon man in 1766 before they moved to Norka was fromUC here (KS:150).   Same place as the following entry.

HerrnhaagGL, Isenburg[-Buedingen County]: is some 2 miles SW of Buedingen town, between Deibach and Vonhausen.  The Walter Research Group has confirmed in parish records that a Windecker family that went to Walter came from Herrnhaag, Isenburg (now Hessen).  KS127 says this was homeUC to Euler{Peter}.  See Erenga.

Herrschaft von Gleichen?: an unidentified country said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to a young single Rodinger man and to the Sommer{Nicolaus} family.

HerrwaldFN: see Gerward and Hahn.

HerrwardFN: see Gerward.

HerrwigFN see Herwig.

HerschFN: see Hirsch.

HersfeldGL: also see Hirschfeld.

Hersfeld PrincipalityGS, Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate: an ancient County which came under the control of Hessen-Kassel in 1648.  It was seated in the city now called Bad Hersfeld, some 22 miles N of Fulda. Its lands surrounding its city but the bulk of those lands lay to the W of its city.

HershlebenFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Anhalt-Zerbst [Principality].  I could not find them in Mai1798.

Hershleben FN: his wife was said (no locality mentioned) by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC [Pfalz-]Zweibruecken [Duchy]:

HersteinFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Hessen (no locality mentioned).  For later see Mai1798:Kk9.

Hersteinkorn{J.Heinrich}FN: said by the Reinwald FSL to be fromUC Linz, with a Kaiser step-son in the household.  I could not find members of this family in  Mai1798.

Hersteinkorn{J.Heinrich}FN: his wife was said by the Reinwald FSL to be fromUC  Buedingen (no other locality mentioned).   

HertFN: see Hardt and Hort.

Hertel{J.Georg+w}: Kulberg105 said these were Catholic fromUC [Kur-]Pfalz.  Not found in T or in any published FL.

HertelFN: said by the Kukkus FSL to be fromUC Soerth(?), Baden-Durlach.

HertelFN{Gottfried}: said by the Orlovskaya FSL (#72) to be fromUC Auerbach, Pfalz.

Hertel/Herthel{Christian}: Anhalt-Dessau archival records say he, his wife and 4 children left Kochstedt in 1766 for Russia (Mai&Marquardt#1088).  KS134 had Herthel. Later in 1766 they took transport in Oranienbaum for the Volga, during which trip both parents died (T4446-4449).

HertelFN: also see Hertle.

Hertelein{Dorothea}: the maiden name of the widow Richter who in Luebeck 14 May 1766 married Dannicker{J.Georg} (Mai&Marquardt#153), and who settled with him at Bettinger FSL 4. 

HerterFN{Joachim}: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Malchin.  For 1798 see Mai1798: Nm16.

Herter FN: also see Hexter.

HertleFN:  listed in the Bergdorf 1816 census (KS:661, 292, 356) without origin.  Origin in Zaisenhausen, Sinsheim [Amt], Baden was proven by the GCRA using FHL(193,976).  See the GCRA book for more details.  Also spelled Hartle and Haerdle.

HertleFN: listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:676, 677, 301, 304) with no origin.  Using FHL(193,771), the GCRA proved origin in Annsweiler, Bergzabern [Amt], Pfalz, and using FHL(400,459) they proved that this family was later in Waldhambach, Bergzabern [Amt], Pfalz before leaving for Russia.   See the GCRA book for more details.  Also spelled Hartle and Hertel.

HertleFN: also see Hartle.

HertingFN: according to the Urbach FSL he died on the way to Russia and his daughter fromUC Halle, [Kur-]Brandenburg was living in the Totei household.

HertingFN: said by the Urbach FSL to be a single girl (living in the Totei household) fromUC Halle, [Kur-]Brandenburg.  I could not find her in Mai1798.

HertlingFN:   also spelled Gertling in 1778 (Mai1798:Mv2045).

Hertmannsweiller, Waiblingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 6 miles NE of Waiblingen city.

HertnerFN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC Schoenberg.    Kuhlberg spelled the family name Gaertner.

Hertz{Adam}: said by Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been fromUC Elfeld  (Lk136). For 1767 see T1857-1858).  I could not find them or any likely descendant associated with any Volga colony.

Hertzberg/Hertzberger{Johannes}:  fromUC Niederaller near Marburg, this Catholic married Bock{M.Gertraud} in Friedberg 17 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#345).  Arrived in Russia as Hertzberger 8 Aug. 1766, he said to be fromUC Mainz (Kulberg3527).  Not found in Kulberg, T, in any published FSL, or in Mai1798.

HertzheimGL, Kurmainz: an unidentified place said by the Volmer FSL to be homeUC to a Lang family.

HerwigFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Keller FSL to be fromUC Mainz.  Spelled Herrwig in 1798 (Mai1798:Mv1867).

Herwig/GervigFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Bischtu…(?)GL/Bischt(?).

Herxheim-am-BergGL, Kurppfalz: is some 12 miles WNW of Mannheim city, and is the confirmed home of the Kindsvater family that settled in Dietel, per Brent Mai.

Herz{Egidi}FN: said by KS:304 to have gone toUC Glueckstal (1816 census #61) fromUC Elchesheim, Ratstatt [Amt], Baden.  However, it was a Nerz who was at Glueckstal (1816 census #61).  See the GCRA book for more.

HerzFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Cassel, Kurtrier.  The wife's first husband was a Mueller according to the FSL.

HerzFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be orphans fromUC Dudeldorf?, Kurtrier living in a Pfannenstiel household from Manderscheid, Kurtrier. 

Herzberg: Danish records said this was homeUC to Beier{J.Gottfried}in Saxony right at the Brandenburger border (EEE p.353).  It is located  44 km SSE of Luckenwalde city --ed.

HerzbergerFN: said by the Dehler FSL to be fromUC Hilst?, Kurmainz, with a Trumm/Trumpf step-son in the household.  For 1798 see 1798Mai:Bn66.

HerzerFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Elbing, Polen.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

HerzfeldGL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Gerber family.  Might this have been Hersfeld?

HerzhausenGL: an unidentified place said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to an Unterberg family.  There were at least three Herzhausen in the Germanies.

Herzhausen, [Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate]: is 15 km W of Marburg-an-der-Lahn city and near Holzhausen/Huenstein.  The Ernestinendorf FSL (#22) said it was home to Arnhold/Arnold{Johann}, [this origin was proven by Brent Mai] and possibly to an Eberhardt orphan boy.  Kuhlberg said this was in Darmstadt. 

HerzogFN: said by the Balzer FSL to be fromUC Kurpfalz (no locality mentioned). ).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bz96, Hk73, Rw4, and Sz4.

HerzogFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Degott FSL to be fromUC Hamburg [Imperial City].

HerzogFN said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Fauerbach, Hessen-Darmstadt.

HerzogFN: said by the Herzog FSL to be fromUC Kronau.

HerzogFN: said by the 1798 Kano census to be the maiden name of frau Lotz (Mai1798:Kn26).

HerzogFN: said by the Kukkus FSL to be fromUC Rohrbach, Kurpfalz.

HerzogFN: said by the Mariental 1798 census to be the maiden name of Frau Rittmann (Mai1798:Mt26).

HerzogFN: listed by both the 1858 Neudorf census (#229) and KS:305 with no origin. See the GCRA book for a bit more.

HerzogFN: said by the1798 Schulz census to be the maiden name of frau Schulz{J.Gottfried} (Mai1798:Sz23).

HerzogFN: said by the Schulz FSL to be fromUC Kindelbrueck?, [Kur-]Sachsen.  For 1798 see Mai1798: Sz15.

HerzogVV (aka Susly or Sussly): a Russian Catholic German village situated on the eastern side of the Volga.  Its FSL has been published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.II, pp.87-96.  According to it, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens:

from Amburg, Bayren: (Rickel28);

from Augsburg, [Kur-]Bayern: (Meibeier16);

from Cham, [Kur-]Bayern: (Pfundner17);

from Brushsal: (Frank35);

from Busendorf: (Anthony5);

from Ebernburg: (Kuhn32);

from Ebernburg(?), Zweibruecken: (Becker6);

from Erlangen, Bayreuth: (frau Weigel[Bergel]27);

from Goernitz(?), [Kur-]Bayern: (Haalen13);

from Gruensfeld, Wuerzburg: (frau Gerstner15 and probably Herber15a);

from Kaiserlautern, Kurpfalz: (Rome4);

from Kelheim, [Kur-]Bayern: (Glaser21, Ortmann3, Richmeier22, and perhaps Wallborg3);

from Kronach, Bamberg: (Welscherketz?[Goetz]7);

from Kronau: (Herzog34);

from Mannheim, Kurpfalz: (Dinkel20 and possibly Beier20a);

from Memmingen, [Kur-]Bayern: (frau Glaser21 and probably Wagner21)

from Muenchen, [Kur-]Bayern: (Niedermeier2);

from Mulfingen, Wuerzburg: (Koch9);

from Neuburg, [Kur-]Bayern: (Fossel14, Gebhard24);

from Passau, Ansbach: (Weigel27);

from Pilsheim-bei-Schmidmuehlen, [Kur-]Bayern: (Krastel18, frau Pfundner17 and probably Arnst17a);

from Regensburg: (Hofstaetter31, Kantner33, Riedel11, Scheck29, Schmidtberger23, Wittmann30);

from Roding, [Kur-]Bayern: (Kener10, Krenzer25);

from Schaerflond(?), Frankreich: (Marmis26);

from Sinzing, [Kur-]Bayern: (Gerstner15;

from Stauf, Ansbach: (Rurenschop19);

from Staubing, [Kur-]Bayern: (Billinger12);

from Steinau, Fulda: (Schell1);

from Velburg, Kurpfalz: (Knoll8);

from Weilburg: (frau Schell1);

HerzogsweilerGL, Freudenstadt [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 6 miles NE of Freundenstadt city, and also kept records for Kaelberbronn.   Herzogsweiler was home to a Hornbacher family that settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa, and  was proven by the GCRA to be home to the Reutter/Reuther{J.Georg} and the Weisser/Weissert{Benedikt, Christian, Johannes, Jacob} families that settled in Neudorf.

Herzogt, Warschau Duchy: aka Kuhlhausen 1808.

Herzogtum Branzwon?GS: probably Braunsweig Duchy.

Herzogtum Teschen?: an unidentified country; see Theresienheim.

Herzogtum WuerttembergGS: this is Wuerttemberg Duchy.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to a Schaffler family.

Herzogtum ZweibrueckenGS: is the Pfalz-Zweibruecken Duchy. 

HesdorffGL, Thuengen: is the current Hessdorf, Bavaria, some 15 miles SSE of Zeitlofs, and said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to the Hosfeld woman who married an Henckel man in 1766; by 1767 this couple was in Norka (Mai&Marquardt#640).

HeshFN: said by (an earlier version(?) of) the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Stukert, Stuttgart.  This must be a rendering of the Gos family name??

HeslerFN: according to the Buedingen ML a Hesler woman fromUC Ilsdorff, Solms-Laubach married a Schaeffer man in 1766; by 1767 this couple was in Krasnoyar (Mai&Marquardt#548).  Also see Hessler.

Hesler{A.Eva}: from [Solms-]Laubach her 27 week-old child died 24 April 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#1216). 

Hesler/Hessler{J.Peter}: married Sachs{Friederica} 15 July 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#178).  KS134 has Hessler and {Friederika}.  Not found in any later source.

HeslerFN: also see Hessler and Hoesler.

HessFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned) and a daughter married Sander.

HessFN{Heinrich}: said by the Doenhof FSL #81 to be fromUC Gelnhausen (no locality mentioned).

HessFN{Jakob} said by the Goebel FSL #57 to be fromUC Sipsmar(?), Breitenbach.  Later spelled Gess and his 2nd wife’s maiden name is given as Goetz (Mai1798:Gb15).

Hess{Johannes}:  Kulberg148 said he was  from Gruenberg. Not found in T. Said by the Katharinenstadt FSL (#89) to be fromUC Gruenberg.

HessFN{A.Margaretha}:  said by the Koehler FSL to be the maiden name of frau Gerber{Joseph}.

Hess{J.Peter}: from Fraenk.-Crumbach near Dieburg (KS134), mail received by the contemporary Fraenk.-Crumbach pastor indicates they made it he with wife and child went to Neu-Saratowka near St. Petersburg (Mai&Marquardt#1275).  Not found in any later source.

HessHass/Hesse{Ulrich+w+3c}: Lutheran from Kurpfalz arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in May 1760.  In Dec 1764 with wife and 2 daughters he received permission to leave Denmark. In May 1766 they arrived at Kronstadt and in May 1766 in Oranienbaum he signed a pledge t settle in Hirschenhof colony, Latvia (EEE p.446).  Kulberg212 said they came fromUC [Kur-]Pfalz and went to Livonia. 

HessFN{Franz}: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Dalheim, Luxembourg.

HessFN{Johannes}: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Dalheim, Luxembourg.

HessFN{David}: said by the Warenburg FSL #119  to be fromUC Lichtenberg, [Pfalz-]Zweibrucken [Duchy].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Wr30 and 27.

Hess{Joseph}: KS:82 and nnn say this party of 3 fromUC Boem 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.

HessFN: this family name was found recorded in Winterhausen marriage records 1760-1769; see Flegel trip.

Hess{Elisabeth}: see Hein{Elisabeth}.

HessFN{J.Peter}: this man, wife, and 1 child left Fraenkisch-Crumbach in 1766 for Russia (Gieg1).  So far I have found no trace of them in Russia.

HessFN: also see Ges, Gess, Heck, Hepp, Hesse, and von Hess.

Hessbach: an unidentified place said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been homeUC to the Brant{Conrad} family (Lk141).

HessdorfGL, Bavaria: see Hesdorff, Thuengen.

HesseFN{Michael}: said by the Brabander FSL #70 to be fromUC Ichenhausen, Wuerzburg.  Spelled Geke or Hecke? in 1778 (Mai1798:Mv343).

HesseFN{Peter Karl}: said by the Grimm FSL #29 to be fromUC Kleinburg(?) (no locality mentioned).

HesseFN{J.Ditrich}: said by the Kano FSL #158 to be fromUC Wolfenbuettel.    Spelled Hess in 1798 (Mai1798:Bb11).

HesseFN{Dietrich}: said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL#46  to be fromUC Kiel, [Holstein-Gottorp Duchy].  I could not find members of this family in  Mai1798.

HesseGS: a German principality; the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL may transliterate it as Gessen.  See Hessen.

HesselFN: said by the Dreispitz FSL to be fromUC Gelnhausen, Isenburg.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

HesselbachGL is 6.6 miles SE of Erbach, Hessen, and is said by the Roethling FSL to be homeUC to a Renndorf family.

Hesseldorff, [Isenburg-Waechtersbach County]: just outside Waechtersbach city, and said to be home to Wilhelm{AMaria} who married the Catholic Siebert{Nicolaus} in Buedingen 1 July 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#724).  

HessemarFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be a single man in the Schaller household.  Spelled Gesmer? In 1783 (Mai1798:Mv2062).

HessenGS: German for see Hesse.  In the 1760s the term might apply to any one of several German states, but most likely to either to Hessen-Darmstadt or to Hessen-Kassel.  None of the following references  even mention a locality.  One or both versions of the Balzer FSL says it was the homeUC of Dorlosch and Herbel families.  Said  by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be homeUC to Dell/Dehl? and Rossbach families.  Said  by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to Kleinschmidt and Kronewald families.  Said by the Grimm FSL to be homeUC  to Gabel and possibly Sutter families.  Said  by the Kukkus FSL to be homeUC to a Albrecht family.  Said by Kulberg to be homeUC to Tauscher{Johann+w} of the  Reformed  faith.  Said by the Kutter FSL to be homeUC to Beckel, Boehm, and Engelbrecht families. Said by the Messer FSL to be homeUC to a Laufer family. Said  by the Moor FSL to be homeUC to Braun, Ernst, and Gieswein families. Said  by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to Blass?, Burg, Schroeder{Johann}, Trube, Walter, and possibly Backmann? and Keile? families.  Said by the Norka FSL to be homeUC to Adam, Alt, Arnt, Bachman, Becker, Blum, Bolender, Bour, Brenzel, Butt, Deutsch, Dillman, Ensel, Fehn, Fuehrer/Fier, Gaas[Haas], Genser[Gentzer], Gerchehein, Gibhenhein, Gnel, Gudion, Hahn, Hammer, Helzer, Herr, Hockman, Hohnstein, Horst, Hossenplug, Huck, Ifland, Kaiser/Keiser, Kehde, Kern, Kessler, Kinsel, Koch, Kraft, Kuhlthau, Kutverlet, Lapp, Maier/Meyer, Miller/Mueller, Moretz[Moritz], Mossbach[Mosebach], Nein, Nolde, Oehs[Ochs], Pardel, Preis[Preuss], Preister[Prester/Proestel], Reifschneider, Reischer[Reuscher], Repp, Schaefer, Scheidemann, Schifrit, Schilting[Schilling], Schlitt, Schmer[Schmeer/Schmeher], Schneider, Schreiber, Schroeder, Schwarz[Schwartz], Spahn, Stein, Vogler, Weinberger[Weisgerber?], Welker, Werth, Wertz[Wuertz], Wetlaufer, Wolf, Zahlherger[Zahlberger], Zigler[Ziegler], Zilch[Ziel/Zilg], and perhaps Kener families.

from Hessen: (Tauscher{Johann+w} Reformed (Kulberg159);

Hessenbeie?FN: the Grimm FSL says there was a Hessenbeie? step-son living with a Marquart family from Holstein.

HessenburgGL: see Staden.

HessenburgGS: this in the Warenburg FSL was a mistranscription of Hackenburg County.

Hessen-CasselGS: see Hessen-Kassel.

Hessen-Darmstadt [Landgraviate]GS: a Hessen principality seated at Darmstadt but which had extensive lands both south and north of Frankfurt-am-Main.  An extremely good map showing the makeup of the southern portion is in EEE at p.67.  The Stumpp version of the Balzer FSL says it (no locality given) was the homeUC of Baer and Berg families.  Said by the Kratzke FSL to be homeUC to a Kipper/Gipper?/Giper? family. Said (no locality mentioned) by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to Elsasser, Heuse1, Jackel, Koch, and Strauss.  Said by a Luebeck ML to be homeUC to a Gebel woman who in 1766 married a Schluening man; by 1767 this couple was in Norka (Mai&Marquardt#256).

[Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]GS: no locality mentioned in the following:  said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to Albach, Both, Derganz?, Eimer, Emich{J.Nicolaus}, Forscht?, Markolf?[Markloff/Markaler], Merkel{Anna Katarina}, Reck, Rutzhausen, Schaefer?{Johann}, Schmidt{Kaspar}, Schmidt{Peter}, Scholl?, Stuertz{Michael}, Wahl, Weiss{Kaspar}, Wolf, and vonNordig families.  Said by the the Rohleder FSL to be homeUC to a Pona?/Boni family.

Hesseneck?GL, Kurmainz: an unidentified place said by the Keller FSL to be homeUC to a Werner family.

HessenhauerFN: said by the Koehler FSL to be fromUC Fulda (no locality given).  The family name was spelled Hassenhauer in 1798 (Mai1798:Kl15).

Hessen-Kassel [Landgraviate]GS: (aka Hessen-Cassel) formed in 1567, in the 1760’s was the northern Hessen Duchy seated at Kassel which is some 89 miles NE of Frankfurt-am-Main.  None of the following references mentioned a locality.  Said  by the Bauer FSL to be homeUC to a Mueller family.  Said by a Luebeck ML to be homeUC to a Zipp woman who in 1766 married a Bechtold man (Mai&Marquardt#264); by 1767 this couple may have been in the Belowescher Kolonien.  Said by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to a Weber family.  Said  by the Phillipsfeld FSL to homeUC to a Schroeder/Schraeder family.   Said by the Schulz FSL to be homeUC to a Bartazeie? soldier and to an Eckhardt man.  Said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL (#8) to be homeUC to Mueller{Johannes}deceased and his widow {A.Dorothea} now the frau Jaeger (J.Melchior). Said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be homeUC to the Mosebach family.

HesserFN: said by the Keller FSL to be fromUC Hattersheim, Kurmainz, with the wife’s maiden name given as Walter, and with a Jost orphan girl in the household.   I could not find the Hesser family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

HesslerFN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Dienheim.

HesslerFN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Laubach.

HesslerFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Hessler (Bd58) as well as Kessler and Keller with the wife’s maiden name given as Reiswig (Nr10) in 1798.  A Luebeck ML said this Hoesler man married in 1766 a Reiswig woman (Mai&Marquardt#1191). 

HesslerFN: also see Hesler.

HesslichFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be an orphan girl in the Gruendler household.  I could not find this woman in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Hessloch, Kurpfalz: is 8 km E of Alzey and was said the Schuck FSL (#22) to be homeUC to Falkenstein{J.Philipp}.  In his first translation Pleve spelled Hessloch as  Geslokh.  Heßloch, 13.5 km NW of Worms is today in the state of Rheinland-Palatinate) and has been merged with a neighboring town -- now known as Dittelsheim-Heßloch.

Hetmann or Heilmann{Gottlieb}: KS:82 and nnn say this party of 3 fromUC Mechlenburg 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.

HetschbachGL, Breuberg Barony and Hetschbach near Hoechst im Odenwald: this actually was Breuberg Condominium.   KS132 says the Hallstein[/Holstein] siblings {Susanne} and {J.Adam} leftUC  here.  

Hetter?FN: see Getter.

HettichFN: said by the Bergdorf census to be from Grossingersheim, Ludwigsburg [Amt], Wuerttemberg which origin was proved by the GCRA using FHL 1,184,930 and 1,184,928.   Also spelled Hettig.

Hettich{Johann}:  Kulberg54 said he was single from Weimar and went to settle in Saratov.

HettichFN: also see Goettich.

HettigFN: also see Goettich, Gettikh and Hettich.

HettingerFN: see Goettinger.

HettrichFN: see Gammerikh.

Hettstaedt?GL, [Kur-]Sachsen: evidently nka Hettsedt is some 22 miles NW of Halle and said by the Jost FSL to be homeUC to a Fuchs family.

Hettstedt, Mansfield[sic?]: said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to a Kelhorn family.  This must be the same place as the previous entry.  Hettstedt itself seems to have been in Kursachsen on the northwestern border of Mansfield County.

Hetzbach?GL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Weidemann family.  This may have been in Erbach County, some 7 km S of Eberbach city.

HetzbachGL: an unidentified place said by the Phillipsfeld FSL (#43) to homeUC to a Haar family.  Kulberg5304 said this was in Hessen, if true, that rules out the only Hetzbach that I can find which is 3.5 miles S of Erbach city and was then in Erbach County. 

HetzbachGL, Breuberg Condomium, near Erbach: This surely was  Hetschbach in Breuberg Condominium …which was 14.5 miles N of Hetzbach, Erbach County, 4 km W of Breuberg city, and some 15 miles ESE of Darmstadt city.  Said by the Kromm version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be homeUC to Hollstein/Holstein and Luft families.  In the case of the Luft family; he also said (evidently mistakenly) that Hetzbach was near Nidda.  [There seems to be considerable confusion as to which place was meant – ed.]

HetzelFN: said by the Dietel FSL to be fromUC Neumuehl, Darmstadt.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Dt32, 26.  In 1792, 1795 and 1798,  spelled Etzel (Mai1798:Mv404, 422, Hs44, 79, Hk48)

Hetzel/HezelFN: arrived in South Russia in 1819 and later settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Sigmarswangen, Sulz Oberamt, and in Erpfingen, Reutlingen Oberamt, both in Wuerttemberg.  Stumpp, p.599, mistakenly gives the family name as Hegel.

HetzelFN, also see Getzel.

Hetzerode?[sic], Hessenburg[sic]: said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to Mauer{J.Adam} and {J.Peter}.  There was no country called Hessenburg.  There was a Hetzerode in Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate.

HeubudenGL, Marienburg Amt: is now Stogi, Poland, and was some 3 miles NW of Marienburg city.  Said by the Orloff FSL to be homeUC to a Sowatsky/Sawatsky family.  Said by the Rosenort FSL to be homeUC to an Ensz {Isaac} family.

Heuchelheim, Bergzabern [Oberamt], Rheinpfalz: is 4.5 miles NE of Bad Bergzabern, and was proven by the GCRA to be home to the Schreiber family that settled in Bergdorf, Glueckstal, and  Neudorf as well as to the Diehl/Dehl {Philipp} family that settled in Kassel.  The GCRA also proved the Hieb family that settled in Neudorf lived here for a time before going to Russia.  See the GCRA book for more, but note that they consistently incorrectly label this as Heuchelheim in either Frankenthal Amt and Ludwigshafen Oberamt which are totally different places; for instance see entry below.

Heuchelheim[-bei-Frankenthal], Ludwigshafen [Amt], Rheinpfalz: is 6 miles NW of Ludwigshafen-am-Rhein-Oppau and some 9 miles NW of Mannheim city. 

HeuchelmanskirchenGL: said by the Buedingen ML to have been homeUC to the Schmidt bride of a Ruhl man who may have gone to Kraft (Mai&Marquardt#646).

HeuchstaettenGL, Heidenheim [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 7 miles WSW of Heidenheim-an-der-Brenz, and proven by GCRA to be home to the Hagstolz and Koelle families that went to Glueckstal.

Heugard{Brigitta Christina}: married Giese{J.Claus} 16 June 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#95). KS130 said the year was 1765.  I did not find them in any FSL or in Mai1798.

HeumadenGL, Stuttgart parish, Wuerttemberg: is a name for the SE suburbs of Stuttgart, and was home to a Schultes family that settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa.

Heumann{Susanna M.}: fromUC the Pfalz married Hernemann{Johann} 1 Sept 1765 in Danzig (Mai&Marquardt#763 & KS164).  Not found in any later sources.

Heun {Margaretha}: according to the Buedingen ML she was fromUC Romers and on 12 May 1766  married Gutmann{J.Martin}. The ML also said Hasselbach was in the area of the barony of Weyher (Mai&Marquardt#633); however, Weyher was not a barony but was a town in the Free Noble Province of Ancient Knights which may sometimes have been refered to as Weyher which was sometimes used in the family name of the dominant family in that small entity.  {Margaretha} and {J.Martin} settled in Frank FSL (#112).  KS132 says she was a Heuss fromUC Rommers near Fulda in Hessen.

HeunFN: also see Hein.

HeupelFN: see Geibel.

Heuring: see Seyring.

Heuse1FN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Hessen-Darmstadt.  I could not find this man in the 1798 censuses.

HeuselFN: also see Heisel.

HeuserFN: said by the Jost FSL to be a step-son living in the Hauch household.

HeuserFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Hessen (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Heiser in 1798 when the wife’s maiden name was given as Brauch (Mai1798:Nr113 and 122).

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

HeussFN: see Heun.

HeusselFN: see Heisel.

HeutingsheimGL, Ludwigsburg [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 2 miles N of Ludwigsburg city, and was proven by GCRA to be home to the Bader family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more detail.

HeuzertGL, Sayn-Hackenburg County: is some 8 km NW of Hackenburg town which was the seat of this county.  Heuzert was most likely homeUC to both Mauer men who settled in Warenburg.

HewelFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Darmstadt (no locality mentioned).  She does not appear in the 1775 Norka census, nor can I find her in the index to the 1798 censuses.

Hexter{J.Christian Frantz}: married Ehlers{A.Dorothea} in Luebeck 15 April 1766; and it is suggested that his name may have been Herter (Mai&Marquardt#49 & KS135).  Not found in any later source.

Hexter{M.Margaretha}: married Schloessel{Hinrich} in Luebeck 15 April 1766; and it is suggested that her name may have been Herter (Mai&Marquardt#50 & KS154).  Not found in any later source.

HeyFN: said by the Bergdorf 1816 census (KS:661, 306) to have been from Doerrenbach, Bergzabern [Amt], Pfalz.  This origin was verified by the GCRA using FHL(193,201).  See their book for more detail.

HeydFN: said by the Lauwe FSL to be fromUC Ecklefstein (no other place mentioned).  In 1798 the family name was given as Heidt (Mai1798:Lw6,7).

HeydFN: also see Haidt.

HeydeckerFN: see Heidecker.

HeydleFN: see Heidle.

Heyer{Christina Sophia}: Using LDS Film #1340328, Brent Mai proved that she was the daughter of {J.Peter} and his wife Metzler{A.Catharina} and on 26 July 1763 in Babenhausen, [Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate],  married Gerlach{J.Reinhard}.  For a bit more information go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/g/gerlach_dobrinka.cfm.

Heyer{Catharina}: was a godparent at the 7 June 1766 Luebeck baptism of the twin sons of Hahn{J.Nicolaus} (Mai&Marquardt#1319).  No further information.

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

HeylFN: also see Veil.

Heyler or Heisler{Philipp}: KS:82 and nnn say this party of 7 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.

HeynFN: see Hein and  Heyne. 

Heyne{M.Antonia}: she married  Bantzen{J.Gottlieb} in Rosslau on 28 May 1765.  I could not find them in any published FSL.

HeyneFN: see Heine.

Heyst or Heisst{Wilhelm}: KS:82 and nnn say he was fromUC Fallsee [Pfalz?] 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.

HezelFN: see Hetzel.

HhaagGS: my guess is this was the Haag, Netherlands, said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to the Reinheimer widow who married the Karbon man before moving to Norka (Mai&Marquardt#472).

 

 

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