Origins > B > BaumgÄrtner
Volga Colonies
Pre-Volga Origin
Schwaigern, Württemberg, Germany
Discussion & Documentation
      Andreas Baumgärtner, son of Andreas & Maria Sybilla Baumgärtner, was baptized on 21 November 1717 in Schwaigern, west of Heilbronn. He married Anna Maria Catharina Meder, and they have a number of children born in Schwaigern including Maria Johanna (born 12 May 1751) and Maria Justina (born 3 October 1754).
      The family immigrated to Russia, settling in the colony of Dobrinka on 15 April 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 25.
Peter Aifeld
Brent Mai
- Parish records for Schwaigern - LDS Film No. 1184789.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 320.
Last updated 11 January 2012.