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Eich
Volga Colonies
Pre-Volga Origin
Georgenhausen, Hessen-Darmstadt
Discussion & Documentation
      Johann Sebastian Eich married on 1 February 1746 in Nieder-Modau to Sophia Philippina Ramge, daughter of Konrad Ramge. They had a number of children including Elisabeth Margaretha (born 9 February 1753 in Georgenhausen) and Johann Dieterich (born 7 May 1764 in Nieder-Modau).
      The family immigrated to Russia, arriving at the port in Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766. They settled in the colony of Dobrinka on 20 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 73.
Researchers
Peter Aifeld
Brent Mai
Sources
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 333.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 134.
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Last updated 11 January 2012.