German origins Project

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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.


Se-Shz                  last updated January 2014

SebastinovkaVV: a version of the Russian name for AntonVV:

SebastjanowkaVV: a version of the Russian name for AntonVV:

SebastyanovkaVV: a version of the Russian name for AntonVV:

SebbeterodeGL, Hessen: see Seibeterode.

Sebisz: his widow Bosse{Cornelia} she married von Maanen{Voiter} in Luebeck 10 October 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#1178).  Not found in Kulberg, T, any published FSL, or Mai1798.

SechsheldenGL, [Nassau-Dillenburg Principality]: is 1.5 miles W of Dillenburg city, and said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Klein man.

Sechziger KolonieSPV: was a popular name for Neu-Saratowka a village on the Newa River some 14 km E of St. Petersburg (Gieg1).

Seckendorff BaronyGS: was a tiny country some 4 miles SE of Windsheim city and some 11 miles NW of Ansbach city, all now in Bavaria.

Seckenheim, [Kurpfalz]:  is now the main southeastern section of Mannheim city.  Gerhard Lang proved that Ditmer{J.Jakob} married his first wife, Pries{M.Barbara}, here in 1733.  She settled with him in Balzer FSL (#12).  He also proved this the birthplace of Engelhardt{Christian} who married Albrecht{A.Barbara}.  They settled in Anton FSL (#11).

Sedal(?)GL, is an unidentified locality which, according to the Frank FSL, was in the state of Solms and was homeUC to a Kleim family.  This may be Soedel which is some 14 miles SE of Giessen.

Seddin, [Kur-]Brandenburg: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to a Krause family and possibly to a Zuender/Zander family.  There were two Seddins in Kurbrandenburg: one is 11 km NE of Perleberg town, and the other is 37 km SW of Berlin city centre.

SederFN: see Jeder and Soeder.

SedorfFN: see Seedorf.

Seebach?GL: an unidentified place said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Goldorf family and possibly a Zoellner family.  Kuhlberg said this was in the state of Holstein.  Said by the Shcherbakovka FSL to be homeUC to the  Ehrhardt family.  There are at least 18 Seebachs in the Germanies, none of which appear to have been on Holstein lands.

SeeboldFN: Curt Renz has found the church records for this Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia, family in Brackenheim, Heilbronn Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.  Stumpp, p.524, says they arrived in Russia in 1829.

SeeboldFN: also see Seibold.

SeeburgGL, Wuerttemberg: see Rietheim.

SeedorfFN: said by the Dinkel FSL to be fromUC Schoenberg(?), Mecklenburg.  Later spelled Sedorf.

SeedorfGL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Blum{J.Georg} family.  There are at least 20 Seedorfs in the Germanies.

SeedorfGL: also see Ziedor.

SeegerFN: said by KS:443 to have gone from Erbstetten, Marbach [Amt], Wuerttemberg to Glueckstal.  This origin was proven by the GCRA using FHL 1,195,516; see their book for details.

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

Seeheim?GL: an unidentified place said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Wiltheis family.  This probably was the same place as the following entry.

Seeheim?, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]: nka  said Seeheim-Jugenheim, some 7 miles S of Darmstadt city said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Kister family.

Seelbach, Nassau[-Weilburg Principality]: is 8.5 km SSW of Weilburg city and was said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to Geiter and Jung{PhilippG.}familes and perhaps the Instedt orphans.

Seelenberg, [Waldbott Barony]: is 11 miles SE of Bad Camberg and was said by the Shcherbakovka FSL to be homeUC to the  Stoppel family.  There is one other Seelenberg.

SeelmannFN: said by the Hoelzel FSL to be fromUC Neustadt,  Bamberg [Bishopric].   May have been spelled Solmer in 1792 (Mai1798:Mv943?) as well as Seelmann (Bn34).

SeelmanFN: said by the Seelmann FSL to be fromUC Gemuenden, Wuerzburg [Bishopric].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sm43.

SeelmannVV (aka Rovnoye and Rownoje) is a Catholic village founded in 1767 on the eastern side of the Volga River.  Its FSL is published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.IV, pp. 149-165.  According to this, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens.  Verified information is in red.  The number with the name is their household number in the FSL:

from Bamberg [Bishopric]: (Homes88);

from Biebereau, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]: (Hartmann12 and perhaps Strack12a);

from Birk: (Meier63);

from Branik?, (Boehmen?): (Obisker57);

from Bretzfeld, Bamberg [sic?]: (Tanndoerfer36);

from Buch, Schwaben: (Gretschmann49);

from Buedesheim?, Kurpfalz: (Combat43);

from Darstadt, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Breder45);

from Dasbach Ritterschaft: (Kieffer16);

from Eckstedt, [Kurmainz?]: (Schneider74, Standacher/Staudaker72);

from Edel?, Schwaben: (Semerefi48);

from Elzach, Schwarzwald: (Vogelbach9);

from Enheim, Bamberg [Bishopric][sic?]: (Langhaas18);

from Epsong?, Schwaben: (Schoenheiter/Schelheiter37);

from Erfurt, [Kurmainz?]: (Gries69);

from Eschenbach: (Kletterer84);

from Gat?: Hemmel78);

from Gauerstadt, Bamberg [Bishopric]: (Schaefer53);

from Gebwing?, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Klein31);

from Gemuenden, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Baldaf/Baltauf7, Hoefner/Hoeppner13, Seelman1, Siegler8);

from Gen?, Boehmen: (Reinhardt41 and perhaps Mensing{Magdalena}42a);

from Gisert?, [Kur-]Brandenburg: (Brenzler14);

from Giterwike?, Birk: (Rundau{Lorenz}64);

from Goetzendorf?, Bamberg [Bishopric]: (Bickel60 and perhaps Specht60a);

from Gradisce, Slowenien: (Stankowic/Stankovich29);

from Graevenstein?, Kurpfalz: (Berger44);

from Hecken, Kurmainz[sic?]: (Kolkepp15);

from Hefebach?, [Kur-]Trier: (Diel/Thiel27);

from Hoefen, Bamberg [Bishopric]: (Erb40);

from Hoffen, Kurmainz: (Gaertner71);

from Ingolstadt, [Kurbayern?]: (Mueller{Michael}66);

from Kanswehr?, Elsass: (Zimmermann{Johannes}25, {Matthias}77, {Michael}24 and possibly Zaner?24a);

from Kappeln: (Jung73);

from Kelesheim?, Kurmainz: (Walter4 and possibly Mensing/Mening/Messing{Anton}4a);

from Kissingen?, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Buschau55);

from Koenigsberg: (Milter58);

from Koerich?, Luxemburg [Duchy]: (Weber{Heinrich}22, {Johannes}23);

from Kronach, Bamberg [Bishopric]: (Schmidt{Lorenz}59);

from Lacorom?, Elsass: (Daechler/Tegler51);

from Landau, Elsass: (Wolffanger{Jacob}50;

from Landshut, [Kurbayern?]: (Beuschinger20);

from Laudenberg, [Kurmainz?]: (Rittenheer61);

from Leneberg?, Kurpfalz: (Stolz26);

from Linz, Oesterreich: (Hassler46);

from Magdeburg [Duchy]: (Altfoerst90);

from Manderscheid, [Kur-]Trier: (Heim68);

from Mehmels, Kurmainz[sic?]: (Hammer46);

from Meimbressen?, Kurmainz[sic?]: (Freitag/Freitas?6);

from Merzig, [Kur-]Trier: (Bies70);

from Neuschloss, Boehmen: (Richter54);

from Neustadt, Kurpfalz: (Brehne52 and possibly Strack52a);

from Ottendorf, Boehmen: (Tretler28);

from Pekach?, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Hoffmann30);

from Rabelsdorf?, Bamberg [Bishopric][sic?]: (Schellhorn21);

from Rattershausen, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Brenner3);

from Reuth, Bamberg [Bishopric]: (Kreis76, Scherr86);

from Reuthlingen [Imperial City]: (Bemler81, Mueller{Margaretha}80);

from Reuthlingen, Schwaben[sic?]: (Krenzinger65);

from Rorschach, Schweiz: (Bischof35);

from Saint-Julien-de …?, Dauphin?: (Lateau42);

from Schoenau, Savoyen Hertzogtum: (Boehm/Behm38);

from Siersburg?, [Kur-]Trier[sic?]: (Straat33);

from Soda: (Schreiner39);

from Sohren, Kurpfalz[sic?]: (Grissel82);

from Speyer, [Kur-]Pfalz[sic]: (Zoeger11);

from Steinfeld, Elsass[sic?]: (Kurmann67);

from Steinsdorf, Bamberg [Bishopric]: (Heindel/Geidel/Heidel79);

from Stuttgart, Wuerttemberg [Duchy]: (Wolffanger{M.Kathatina}87);

from Sulzdorf, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Fasching2);

from Ton?, Kurpfalz: (Eberlein62);

from Triberg, Schwarzwald: (Kern34);

from Triest: (Kielwein85);

from unknown: (Keiler5, Mueller{Adam}75);

from Waldenhausen, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: (Oswald19);

from Wallerfangen, Lothringen: (Masuri/Ma_uril56);

from Waltenheim, Lothringen[sic?]: (Bausert/Bauser89);

from Wiersdorf?, Kurmainz[sic?]: (Pfeifer32);

from Zell: (Krug10 and perhaps Schmidt{J.Jacob}10a);

from Znaim: (Dalfuss17);

from Zueschen, Hessen-Kassel [Landgraviate]: (Rundau{Johann}83).

Seelow, Preussen: is 67 km E of Berlin city centre and was said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to frau Kremel.

SeengenGL, Aargau [Kanton], Switzerland: is some 16 miles WSW of Zuerich and was proven by GCRA to be home to the Sandmeier family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.

Seester GL, Schleswig-Holstein: see Sester.

Seewald/SewaldFN: said by the Seewald FSL to be fromUC Dirmstein, Worms.

SeewaldVV (aka Sewald and Zerkhovye) is a Catholic village on the eastern side of the Volga River.  Its FSL was first published in Pleve, The German Colonies , pp.321-328.  According to that, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens:

from Alsace: (Schmidt);

from Bernkastel, Trier: (Pful/Puhl);

from Bierstadt, Mainz: (Treitz/Dreitz);

from Bruschied, Trier: (Altmeier);

from Dannstadt, Pfalz: (Steinbach);

from Dirmstein, Worms: (Ingetron/Ingethron, Keller, Seewald/Sewald, Seitz);

from Flech, Worms: (Andes/Anthes);

from Frankenthal, Pfalz: (Thaut);

from Geisenstam, Alzey: (Kaiser);

from Gerfet/Herrfet?, Wuerzburg: (Schell);

from Grossheim, Mainz: (Nungesser);

from Gundersweiler, Pfalz: (Meyer);

from Hamm, Pfalz: (Zenter);

from Hofheim, Worms: (Sauer, Schwab);

from Holzkirchen, Wuerburg: (Krentzer);

from Kamberg, Mainz: (Dietzel);

from Kusel, Zweibruechen: (Hiltenberger/Hildenberger);

from Lampertheim, Worms: (Berg);

from Leistadt, Leiningen: (Driess);

from Lorch, Mainz: (Reser/Roesser, Wendel);

from Louis, Saar, France: (Scherer);

from Mainz: (Millek/Milek);

from Mannheim, Pfalz: (Didion, Ostertag);

from Mittlestadt, Pfalz: (Mintz);

from Moorlautern, Pfalz: (Miltenberger/Mildenberger);

from Morbach/Mohrbach?, Trier: (Schneider);

from Neustadt, Pfalz: (Kraemer);

from Nirstein, Pfalz: (Seib);

from Pischeldorf, Pfalz: (Hartmann, Wolfgang);

from Platten, Trier: (Tikhin?);

from Roth, Speyer: (Weiss);

from Schwalbach, Nassau: (Kraemer, maybe Hergenraeder);

from Schmitthausen, Zweibruechen: (Kilb/Kuelpe);

from Stambach, Zweibruechen: (Artzer, Brungard).

Seewis-im-PraetigauGL, Graubuenden Kanton, Schweis: is some 57 miles SE of Zuerich city, and was proven by GCRA to be home to the Lotner/Ladner man and to the Davaz woman who was frau Lotner, who went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.

SegebergGL: an unidentified place said by the Bettinger FSL to be homeUC to a Tenne family.  There is a Bad Segeberg, some 14 miles WNW of Luebeck city.

SegebergGL, Daenemark[sic]: said by the Kratzke FSL to be homeUC to a Naft family.  This surely must be the next entry.

Segeberg?, Holstein [Condominimum]: nka Bad Segeberg 23 km WNW of Luebeck city and was said by the Schaefer FSL to be homeUC to the Hildebrant family.

SegerFN:  said by the Koehler FSL to be the maiden name of a frau Mueller.

Segitsch, Hungary: aka Sekitsch.

SeherFN: arrived in South Russia in 1820; later settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Vaihingen, Stuttgart Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.

SeherFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be a Hieronymus stepson in the household.  He may have been known as a Hieronymus in 1798 (Mai1798:Wr27).

Sehl/SellFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Nassau (no locality mentioned).

SeibFN: said by the 1798 Dietel census to be the maiden name of frau Tautfest (Mai1798:Dt5).

SeibFN: said by the Kraft FSL to be fromUC Bitersan(?), Friedberg.

SeibFN: said by the Kukkus FSL to be fromUC Ettringen, Braunfels.

SeibFN: said by the Seewald FSL to be fromUC Nirstein, Pfalz.

SeibFN: also see Seibel.

SeibelFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  One of these two Seipels men, according to the Buedingen ML married in 1766 a Kreutzer woman.

SeibelFN: said by the Bettinger FSL to be fromUC Gerthausen.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bt23 and Bb7.

SeibelFN: said by the Stumpp supplement to the Dietel FSL to be fromUC [Kur-]pfalz (no locality indicated).  Spelled Seip and Seib in 1798 when the wife’s maiden name was given as Dietrich (Mai1798:Dt67, 22).

SeibelFN: said by the Grimm FSL to be fromUC Friedberg (no locality mentioned).  Brent Mai guesses this is in Hessen.

SeibelFN:  said by the Koehler FSL to be the maiden name of frau Imhof.

SeibelFN: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Stahlberg.

SeibelFN{Johannes}: the first transcription of the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL(#45) gave his family name as Zeifel and said he was fromUC Gening.  The Pleve version said he was fromUC Dienheim.

SeibelFN: this family name was found recorded in Schotten parish records for many years prior to 1767 and in in Herborn marriage records 1762-1767; see Flegel trip.

SeibelFN: also see Seifeld and Seipel.

SeibenGL: an unidentified place said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Reichert family.

SeibertFN: said by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Bourgogne.

SeibertFN: listed in the Doenhof FSL without origin.

Seibert{Hermann}FN: said by the Ernestinendorf FSL to be fromUC Hamburg [Imperial City], no locality mentioned).

SeibertFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Dunkelspuehl, Schwaben.  Later spelled Seifert.

SeibertFN: of Dunkelspuehl, his wife is said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Vollingen, [Kur-]Braunschweig.

SeibertFN: said by the 1798 Warenburg census to be the maiden name of frau Eisner (Mai1798:Wr11).  Said by the Warenburg colony Seibert family chart to be fromUC Winkeim, Franken.

Seibert{Christoph}FN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Wintersheim.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Wr63 and maybe 3?

Seibert{Martin}FN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Windheim?, Franken.  For 1793 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2992,Dn32,Wr80,10 and possibly 3?

Seibert{Conrad}: he was said by Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been a step-son in the household of the Degner{A.Maria}.  Not found in any FSL and I could not find them or any likely descendant associated with any Volga colony.

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

SeibertFN:  also see Siefert.

SeiberterodeGL: is now Ober Seibertenrod 12 km W of Geissen city and said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to a Flach woman who married Schneidmueller{J.Peter} in 1766; later the couple went to Jagodnaja Poljana (Mai&Marquardt#727). 

SeiboldFN: listed by both the 1816 Kassel census (#78, 108) and KS:444 without origin.  Using FHL#1,184,753 the GCRA proved origin in Frauenzimmern, Heilbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  See their book for more.  Also spelled Seebold.

SeiboldFN: see also Seibolt and Seybolt.

SeibolinFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Oberhoechstadt, Kurmainz. I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

SeiboltFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Bayreuth [Margraviate].

SeiboltFN: see also Seibold.

Seidel/SeydelFN: settled in 1817 in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Pleiningen, Stuttgart parish, Wuerttemberg.

SeidelFN: said by the Reinwald FSL to be the widowed mother-in-law of Hildebrandt.  She probably died before the 1798 census.

SeidenzahlFN: said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Suhl, [Kur-]Sachsen.  In 1798 spelled both Seidenzahl (Mai1798:Ur16,21 and 22), and Saidentsal (Ka7).

SeidenzahlFN:  in 1766 this woman married a Kermigk/Kermicke man in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#993); she was said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Giebenhausen[sic for Siebenhausen]-bei-Retzau, [Anhalt-Dessau Principality].  

Seifeld/Seifeldt/SeibelFN: said by the Pleve, Krumm, and Stumpp versions of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be fromUC Schotten.  The Kromm version also has a Seibel spelling variation (p.29).

SeifeldtFN: see Seifeld.

SeifermannFN: see Sifferman.

SeifertFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Gelhausen.  That surely is Gelnhausen.

Seifert?FN{Jakob}: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Saldrick(?), Waldeck.  Might have been spelled Seifhert in 1798 (Mai1798: Bt46?).

SeifertFN{Johannes}: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Nechtisem(?) (no locality mentioned).  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

SeifertFN{Johannes}:  said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Stondorf(?).  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Seifert/SeyfertFN{Valentin}: was a resident in a Danish German colony at least as early as August 1763.  In April 1765 with wife and 4 children he requested permission to leave Denmark (EEE p.604).  By July 1766 they had settled in Fischer FSL #27 which said he was fromUC Madrizi(?) Polen.

SeifertFN: according to the Goebel FSL this was the maiden name of Getterich (fromUC Lichtenhausen, Franken)’s wife.

Seifert /Seybert/Seibert{J.Christian}: Lutheran fromUC Baden-Durlach Margraviate, arrived at Schleswig city, Schleswig Royal Duchy in June 1761.  In April 1763 with wife {Augusta M.} and 5 childdren he requested permission to leave Denmark (EEE p.604).  Before the FSL was put togetrher they had settled in Grimm FSL #27 which said he was fromUC Durlach (no locality mentioned).

SiefertFN: this orphan boy was said by the Koehler FSL to be living in the Manz household. ).  The family name was spelled Seibert in 1798 (Mai1798:Kl39).

SeifertFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be a step-daughter in the Waldheuser household.

Seifert{Christian}: he married Eichner{M.Elisabeth} 11 May 1766 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#972). KS126 & 158  married 1765(sic) in Rosslau.  I did not find them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

SeifertFN: also see Seibert, Seiffert, Seifhert and Seybert.

Seiferts: see Seifferts.

SeiffFN: such a widow may have married the Rupple man who went to Mueller (Mai&Marquardt:419).

SeiffertFN: said by the Dobrinka FSL to be fromUC Hobert(?), Bistum Bruessel.  Later spelled Seifhert (Mai1798:Mv446, SB24) and Seifert with his wife’s maiden name given as Barman (Db36).

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

Seifferts/Seiferts, Fulda Bishopric: is 22 km E of Fulda city and was said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to Gerstung{Valentin} who married Block{Hedwig} in Buedingen on 26 April 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#595).  KS130 spelled his origin as Seiferts.

Seifhennersdorf, [Kur-]SachsenGL: is 9 miles WNW of Zittau city, and said by the Dreispitz FSL to be homeUC to a Wilhelm family.

SeifhertFN: wife said to be a Grossmann in 1798 (Mai1798:Bt46).

SeifhertFN: also see Seiffert.

Seiftenberg?FN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Zerbst (no locality indicated).  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Seigendorf, Bamberg [Bishopric]: is 8 miles SE of Bamberg city, and was said by the Dietel FSL to be homeUC to Baer and Frank{Kaspar} families.

Seignitz?FN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Jahrstedt, Brandenburg.

SeihlerFN: see Seilser.

SeilFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Weilmuenster, Nassau-Weilburg [Principality],  with a Schuetz{Heinrich} nephew  in the household.  I could not find them in Mai1798.

SeilFN: also see Seitz.

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

SeilemitzkeFN:  said by a Rosslau ML and by KS:128 to be the maiden name of frau Frank of Rohleder (Mai&Marquardt#868).

SeilenitzFN:  said by KS:158 to be the maiden name of Herr Frank of Rohleder.

SeilerFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Bamberg.   I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

SeilerFN{Georg Jacob}: fromUC Kurpfalz and later was a colonist inUC Brandenburgian lands, arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1762.  In Oct 1766 with wife {Barbara} and 4 childreen he was no longer registered in Denmark (EEE p.602).  By Sept 1767 they had settled  said by the Laub FSL #39 which said he was fromUC Serapen?, Kurpfalz.

Seiler{M.Dorothea,Martin}FN: I could not find them in any published FSL but members of the family were reported living in Schulz in 1798 (Mai1798:Sz1 and 14).

SeilhFN: see Seitz.

SeilsFN: see Seitz.

Seilser{A.Maria}FN: the Buedingen ML says this woman married an Albert man in 1766; by 1767 this couple was in Walter; KS:118 & 158 spelled her family name Seihler (Marquardt#408).

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

Seilzias(?)GL, Darmstadt: an unidentified place said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Rupp family.

Seim{A.Katharina}FN: this woman was listed in the 1798 Stephan census (Mai1798:Sp1), but I cannot find her in any FSL.

Sein/SteinFN{A.Dorothea}:  fromUC Wahlen married Finck{J.Jost} in Buedingen 7 April 1766 a Finck man (Mai&Marquardt#486). KS127 says she was a Stein from Wahlen near Alsfeld.  By July 1767 Fink{Peter} and wife {A.Dorothea} had settled at Grimm FSL #52.  In 1798 they were {J.Jost} and his Sein wife {Dorothea} still in Grimm (Mai1798:Gm67). (Mai&Marquardt#486).

SeinerFN: see Sinner.

Seingold?FN: said by the Dinkel FSL to be fromUC Erfurt (no locality mentioned).

Seinsheim?, Bamberg [Bishopric]: an unidentified place said by the Hoelzel FSL to be homeUC to a Lindner/Lintner family.

SeipFN: also see Seibel.

SeipelFN{Johann}: this couple was listed in the Belowescher Kolonien FSL and was said in Kuhlberg4931 to be from Isenburg (no locality or country mentioned).

SeipelFN{Wilhelm}: this family was listed in the Belowescher Kolonien FSL and was said in Kuhlberg4930 to be from Isenburg (no locality or country mentioned).

Seipel/SeipelsFN{Catharina}:  said by the Buedingen ML to have married on 23 April 1766 Brill{Johannes} (Mai&Marquardt#573).  KS158 says she was fromUC Schotten.  By 1767 this couple may have been in the Belowescher Kolonien.

SeipelFN: Herr Seipel was said by the Koehler FSL to be fromUC Salmuenster, and his frau’s maiden name was given as Schmidt (no origin given).

SeipelFN: said by the Walter FSL to be fromUC Burkan, Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter.

Seipel/SeipelsFN: see also Seibel.

Seisfelden?GL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Haase family.

Seiss?FN: see Sitz.

Seiter/SeyderFN: settled in 1817 in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Heimsheim, Leonberg parish, Wuerttemberg.

SeitzFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Lambsheim, Kurpfalz.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bn17.

SeitzFN: said by the Hildman FSL to be fromUC Dieburg, [Kurmainz].

SeitzFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Neuburg-an-der-Donau.

SeitzFN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC Makstein?.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Seitz{Johannes+w}: Kulberg111 said  they were Catholic fromUC [Kur-]Sachsen.  Not found in T or in any published FSL.

SeitzFN: according to the Leichtling FSL Sildenbach had married a Seitz woman, no origin given.  The Buedingen ML gives her family name as Seils: other sources give her name as Seilh and Seil (Mai&Marquardt#387).

Seitz{Magdalena}FN:  listed in the 1772 Pobochnaya first settlers’ list as the wife of Knak{J.Heinrich} (pb13).

SeitzFN: said by the Seewald FSL to be fromUC Dirmstein, Worms.

Seitz{J.Conrad}: fromUC  Laubach married in Luebeck 1 Aug 1766  Diel{A.Catharina} (Mai&Marquardt#277).  Not found in KS.  He may be the {Conrad} who with wife {Anna} and 3 children arrived in Russia 8 Aug 1766, he said to be from Nassau (Kulberg4126).  Not found in T, in any FSL or in Mai1798.

SeitzFN:  also see Zeitz.

SeitzenhahnGL: see Stitzenhein.

Seivatz, Nus Canton, France: an unidentified place which may have been homeUC to the Hegel/Heckel/Geckel family that settled in Neudorf.

Seiz(?)GL, Mirtepolska(?): an unidentified place said by the Graf FSL to be homeUC to a Gabel family.  There is a place in Poland today called Mokre Polskie …

SekitschGL, Batschka, Hungary: was about 9 miles NW of Kula and 13 miles NE of Torschau, and is now Lovcenac, Serbia.  The GCRA believes this was home (1791-1794) to a Beck family that went to Glueckstal. Said by KS:321 to have been a place where the Jung family stopped before going on to Neudorf.  The GCRA also found it associated with an Oster family in 1799). For more information see the GCRA book.

SelbFN: see Selbert{Johannes}.

Selbeck?FN: see Sennt.

SelbenhausenGL, Hessen: see Silberhaus, Nassau.

Selbert{Johannes}FN: said by the Ernestinendorf FSL to be fromUC Warzenbach, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate].  Spelled Selb in 1798 (Mai1798:Bb3).

SeldenreichFN: see Zeltenreich.

Selestadt, France: was some 41 km SW of Strasbourg.

SeligenstadtGL, [Kur-]Mainz: is 9 km S of Hanau city and was said by the Kamenka FSL to be homeUC to Hartmann and Wetzel families.  If this Wetzel family shares roots with the one from Frank, this is Seligenstadt, Hesse (back then Kurmainz), some 18 miles NE of Darmstadt.  Said by the Leichtling FSL to be homeUC to Antonius, Drieser, Frei, Galler/Haller?, Hartenhof, Jonas, Keiter, Kemmerer, Lang, Miller, Muffert, Rottbrust, Shpeiter/Spaeter?, and Valk/Falk? families.  This very likely is the same place as the next entry.

SeligenstadtGL, [Kurmainz]: said by the Koehler FSL to be homeUC to a Dreschsler family, and possibly to an Wilhelmi family. Said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be homeUC to a Urschlauer family.  Kuhlberg said this was in Mainz.

SeligenstadtGL,  Kurmainz: is 6 miles SSE of Hanau city, and was said by the Goebel FSL to be homeUC to Kuhn and Reiss, and perhaps Schuck, Schutz, and Weiz families; there is a hint in the 1798 census that a Wanzel family might have been from here as well.  This is the same place as the previous two entries.

Seline?GL: an unidentified place said by the Shcherbakovka FSL to be homeUC to the  Meier{Christoph} family.

Selinger(?)GL, Durlach: an unidentified place said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Hueber and perhaps an Emerdorfer? family.

SellFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Elfershausen.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Om55.

SellFN: also see Sehl.

Sellerod: said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to Wolff{Eliesabetha Barbara} who married Boecher/Becher{Anton} on 11 April 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#521).  This had to be Sellnrod.

Sellin? Preussen: an unidentified place said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to a Roesler family.  Spelled Ressler in 1798 (Mai1798:Rm7).

Sellnrod: KS165 said this was near Schotten and was homeUC to Wolff{Eliesabetha Barbara} who married Boecher/Becher{Anton}.  This is the same place as the next entry.

SellnrodGL, [Ulrichstein Amt], Hessen-Darmstadt: is some 14 miles SW of Alsfeld, Hessen, and confirmed in parish records by the Walter Research Project to be home to Dietz and Rohn families that went to Walter.  Said by the Kromm version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be homeUC to a Rohn family (pp.32, 34); the family is called Rahn in the Pleve version.

Sellnrod-bei-Gruenberg, Hessen[-Darmstadt]: is the same place as the previous entry and was said by KS:120 to be homeUC to the Peuscher widow who married  Becker{Anton} and went to Norka.  The Budeingen ML says instead she was fromUC Zellenrode, [Kur-]Sachsen. 

Sellnrod, [Kur-]Sachsen: said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to Peuscher{M.Catharina} who married Becker{Anton} who settled in Norka #160 (Mai&Marquardt#630).  KS:120 says instead she was fromUC Sellnrod-bei-Gruenberg, Hessen[-Darmstadt].

SeltenreichFN: see Zeltenreich.

SeltersGL, [Stolberg-Gedern County]: is some 4 miles NW of Buedingen city.

SeltersbachGL, [Stolberg-Gedern County?]: said by a Schlitz ML to be homeUC to the Eyring woman who in 1766 married a Stoppel man; this couple settled in Boregard; in 1792 the Schlitz pastor said Seltersbach no longer existed and might be Selters near Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#733, note 725).

SeltzFN: listed in the Pobochnaya FSL so may have been from Darmstadt state.                 

SeltzerFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Zwingenberg with a Mueller orphan boy in the household.

SelzGL, Kurpfalz: an unidentified place said by the Volmer FSL to be home to a Aks/Ochs? family.

Selz/Seltz Amt, Rheinpfalz: seated in Selz/Seltz town, 4.5 miles WNW of Rastatt city.

SelzenGL, Kurpfalz: is some 9 miles S of Mainz city, and said by the Dehler FSL to be homeUC to a Holzmeier family.  Said by the Kukkus FSL to be homeUC to a Rosenthal family.

Selzich(?)GL, is an unidentified locality which, according to the Frank FSL, was in the state of Sachsen and was homeUC to Iling? and Mueller families.  See Salzungen.

Sem?GL:, Daenemark [Kingdom]: is 52 km NNW of Arhus city, and was said by the Shcherbakovka FSL to be homeUC to the  Menges family.  The Buedingen ML said Menges was from Senck (Mai&Marquardt#598).

Semd, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate] [sic]:  said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Moor2 family.  Semd is 16 km E of Darmstadt city and in the 1760s was within the Gross-Umstadt Condominium, not in Hessen-Darmstadt.  However, this condo was jointly run by Hessen-Darmstadt and by Kurpfalz, so the Moor passport might well have been issued by Hessen-Darmstadt.

SemenowkaVV is the Russian name for Roethling.

Semerefi FN: said by the Seelmann FSL to be fromUC Edel?, Schwaben.  I did not locate them or any descendants in Mai1798.

Seminrot(?)GL, Darmstadt: an unidentified place said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Horst family.

SemleFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Arzdorf, Kurpfalz. 

Semmerdinger?GL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Wuerz family and possibly to the Zeisers.

Semmler{A.Veronika}FN: this widow and two children were early settlers who were said to be fromUC Beringhausen and to have gone to Biberstein in 1768 (Lk35).  By 1798 I could only find one of them and she was in Zuerich (Mai1798:Zr37).

Senburg(?)GL: an unidentified place said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to Koehler and Schulz families.

SenckGL: an unidentified place said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to Menges who went to Shcherbakovka (Mai&Marquardt#598).  See Sem.

SendelbachFN: see Sildenbach and Sendelbeck.

SendelbachGL, Lohr-am-Main, Wuerzburg, Bavaria: is just outside Lohr-am-Main and said by the Roethling FSL to be homeUC to a Borger family.

SendelbeckFN{J.Adam}: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Berlin.  I could not find him in the 1798 Volga censuses.

SendelbeckFN{Maria}: this widow was said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Theisau, [Kur-]Bayern.  Spelled Sendelbach in 1798 (Mai1798:Dl05).

Sendlitz: go to von Seydlitz.

Sener FN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Bamberg [Bishopric] (no locality mentioned).FaustFN: said by the Schuck FSL to be fromUC Breitz, Holstein.

SengFN: see Senk?.

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

SeningerFN: see Sickenger.

SenkFN: listed by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#102) and KS:445 with no origin.  Using FHL#193,064, the GCRA proved their origin in Mutterstadt, Mannheim [Amt], Baden.  See the GCRA book for more

Senk?FN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Burg Gemuenden.  In 1798 the family name was spelled Seng (Mai1798:Er04).

SennFN: see Senne.

SenneFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Silkerode. The family name was spelled both Senne and Senn in 1798 (Mai1798:Hb2/Or23).

Senning{Conrad}: from Alten Schlirff, Riedesel Barony and his wife {A.Catharine}, parents of {J.Conrad} born 14 June 1766, baptized same day, in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#1210).

SennleinFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Rabenstein?,  Bamberg [Bishopric].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Nk20.

Sennt FN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Ockstadt.  Possibly spelled Selbeck in 1798 (Mai1798:Om11?).

Sensdorf?FN: said by the Dehler FSL to be fromUC Eisenbach, [Kur-]Trier.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

SentmeierFN: the Katharinenstadt FSL says this stepson was living in a Mittelmeier family fromUC Muenchen.

Serapen? GL, Kurpfalz: an unidentified place said by the Laub FSL to be homeUC to a Seiler family.

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

Seret, Lothringen, Frankreich: an unidentified place said by the Cheisol FSL to be homeUC to a Haas family.

SernowGL, [Kurbrandenburg] (Preussen): is some 25 miles ENE of Wittenburg city, and said by the Fischer FSL #18 to be homeUC to frau Forschmann? and her Leist? Daughter (#18a), as well as the wife Friebus?.  In those days Brandenburg was owned by the King of Prussia.

Serr: see Zerr.

Serschsdorf?, Nassau: an unidentified  place said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Weilander  family.

Serser(?)GL:an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Gateau family.

SeseneweksGL: an unidentified place said by the Schoenchen FSL to be homeUC to a Renue family.

Sessel: go to Fessel.

SessenheimGL, Hagenau Kreis, Elsass:  is some 8 miles E of Haguenau, Alsace, France, and home to an Naass/Naasz family that settled in Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia.

Sessenheim, Bischweiler [Amt], Hagenau [Oberamt], Elsass:: is some 6 miles ENE of Bischweiler city, and was proven by the GCRA to be home to the Metzger, Nass and Wolf{Matthias/Friedrich} families that went to Bergdorf.  Proved by the GCRA as home to the Becker{Paul}family that went to Kassel. Was proven by the GCRA to be home to the Doktor/Dockter21 family that settled in Neudorf.   See the GCRA book for more details.

SesslerFN: said by the Hoelzel FSL to be fromUC Hoelzern?, Wuerttemberg.  Pleve said he thought this name had been changed to Kessler, but I could find no evidence of that. I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

SesterGL, Holstein: unidentified place said by the Merkel FSL to be homeUC to a Sontau family.  This probably is Seester, Schleswig-Holstein some 20 miles NW of Hamburg.

Setzingen, [Ulm Imperial City]: is 11 miles NE of Ulm city centre and was said by the Galka FSL to be homeUC to a Holstein family.

SeulbergGL, Hessen-Darmstadt: is some 8 miles N of Frankfurt-am-Main, 1 mile S of Friedrichsdorf, Hessen, and confirmed by George Valko as the home of his Foeller ancestor who settled in Krasnoyar.

SevastinovkaVV: a version of the Russian name for AntonVV:

SewaldVV, see Seewald.

SewastjanowkaVV: a version of the Russian name for AntonVV.

Seybert: see Seifert.

 

SeyboldFN:  she married the Probst man in Rosslau in 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#835), before they went to Reinhard

Seybold: also see Seibold.

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

SeydelFN: see Seidel.

SeyderFN: see Seiter.

Seydlitz: see von Seydlitz.

Seyfert FN: see Seifert.

Seyring{J.Christoph}: married Froemmig{Juliana} 30 April 1766 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#957).  KS134 spells his name Heuring and gives 1765 as the year.

SeytelFN: see Seidel.

ShazlovFN: see Chasselois.

ShcherbakovkaVV: (aka Deutsch-Schtscherbakowka, German Shcherbakovka, Scerbakovka, Schtscherbakowka, Stricker, and  Tscherbakowka) is a Lutheran German village founded in 1765 on the western side of the Volga River.  Its  FSL is now published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.IV, pp. 245-257.  According to this, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens. Verified corrections are in red.  The number with the name is their household number in the FSL:

from Assling?,[Oestereich??]: (Kaufmann24);

from Beerbaum, [Kurbrandenburg??]: (Prester/Beschel18); 

from Brandis:  (Gans/Gantz/Ganz8);

from Chroserei, Holstein [Duchy]: (Blehm/Blaehm35);

from Dietzen: (Berkl/Berkel21);

from Echterdingen, [Wuerttemberg Duchy]: (Afner23);

from Erbach [County]: (Dietz{David}5, {G.David}6);

from Geilhausen: (Hammer33);

from Geissheim: (Ipohoefer{Ferdinand}36, {Bernard}37);

from Glashofen, [Loewnstein-Wertheim County]: (Weiss{J.Jacob}22);

from Goergen, [Kurbayern?]: (Beck/Becker32);

from Hofstetten: (Schaefer{Andreas}47);

from Kieselbach: (Schaefer{Conrad}48);

from Kirchberg, [Loewenstein County??]: (Wassenmueller46);

from Kleingarten: (Oblaender39, Brittmann?/Brickmann41);

from Koenigsberg: (Kagel9, May25);

from Ladenburg?: (Meier/Maier{Leonhard}20);

from Lagdanburg?: (Stripper50);

from Lanken: (Riffel38);

from Laudenberg, [Kurmainz]: (Meier{Martin}26);

from Lauterbach: (Aganberg?49, and perhaps Frankfurt49a);

from Momart, Erbach [County]: (Lang44);

from Muenchenroth?, [Nassau-Weilburg Principality]: (Stricker1);

from Nerreth, [Nuernberg Imperial City]: (Laubhan27);

from (no place given): Braun51);

from Obereisesheim?, [Wuerttemberg Duchy]: (Bauer16, Speldecker17);

from Ochsenburg: (Steinert{Georg}40);

from Petershain?: (Reis7);

from Saalburg, [Reuss-Schleiz County]: (Wohlhauer29);

from Seebach: (Ehrhardt11);

from Seelenberg, [Waldbott Barony]: (Stoppel30);

from Seline?: (Meier/Maier{Christoph}4);

from Sem?, Daenemark [Kingdom]: (Menges/Mingen42);

from Spielberg: (Zweizig/Zwetzig8);

from Steinhausen: (Schmidt{Georg}45);

from Stierstadt, [Kurmainz]: (Krug31);

from Stuttgart, [Wuerttemberg Duchy]: (Kraft14);

from Suelzfeld: (Eifert28, Krieger15, Steinert{Christian}20);

from Tonrod?, Holstein [Duchy]: (Niesin?/Nasen34);

from Untermbach?: (Winter3);

from Weissach: (Meier/Maier{Adam}19);

from Werschau, [Kurtrier]: (Hanschuh{J.Peter}13,{Johannes}12);

from Zell, [Erbach County]: (Muentermann43).

SheebergFN: see Sassmannhausen.

Shellbach ; some 20 km SE ofr Fritzlar, KS125 says Doerpfer{Johann} left from UC here, no date given.  I did not find him in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

ShiflerFN: said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL to be fromUC Elabs in the Dormstadt area..

ShiperFN{Michael}:  said by the first transcription of Stahl-am-Karaman FSL #40 to be fromUC Gening.  The Pleve version spelled the name Schipper and said he was fromUC Dienheim.  According to the Buedingen ML, this Schipper man fromUC Gochsheim married 7 April 1766 Geiling {Margaretha} fromUC Rhein Muenster (Mai&Marquardt#485).  By 22 June 1767 the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL #40 reported his name as Schipper and his then wife as {Elisabeth} evidently the widow of some Kewel or Kevelia.  In 1798 the family name is given as Schiffler (Mai1798:Sk6 and 31).

ShitomirGL: see Faustindorf, Volhynia.

ShodlinsGL, Prussian Pomerania: said by the Walter FSL to be homeUC to a Schmidt family.  The Walter Research Group has identified this place as Koesslin, Pomerania (now Koszlin, Poland).

Shpeiter/Spaeter?FN: said by the Leichtling FSL to be fromUC Seligenstadt (no locality mentioned).

ShraiderFN said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL to be fromUC Freystadt, Prussia.

Shter(?)GL:  this was a mistake(!) for Speyer in the first translation of the Schuck FSL.

Shtraur FN:  see Straub.

ShupemanFN: see Schupman.

ShupmanFN: see Schupman.

 

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