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Erder
Volga Colonies
Pre-Volga Origin
Leutershausen, Kurpfalz
Discussion & Documentation
      Johannes Erder was born in about 1714. He married on 2 March 1745 in Leutershausen to Maria Barbara Weber. She had been born in about 1724 in Heiligkreuz near Odenwald (northeast of Schriesheim).
      They immigrated first to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein), and then in 1763 to Russia. They arrived in the colony of Anton on 7 September 1764 along with their son Johann Nikolaus (age 15) and daughter Anna Margaretha (age 3). They are listed on the 1767 census in Anton in Household No. 9.
Researcher
Gerhard Lang
Sources
- Lang, Gerhard. German Colonists of Denmark on the Volga.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 54.
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Last updated 20 October 2011.