Origins > G > Gallowa (Moor)
Volga Colonies
Pre-Volga Origin
Neu-Isenburg, Büdingen, Oberhessen
Discussion & Documentation
      Pierre (Peter) Galloÿ, son of Pierre Galloÿ & Helwig Sophie Dietz, was baptized on 17 August 1739 in Neu-Isenburg near Büdingen. He married in Büdingen on 7 April 1766 to Anne Elisabeth Vester, daughter of Jean Jacob Vester & Ursule Tiber. She had also been baptized in Neu-Isenburg on 25 April 1745.
      They arrived at the port in Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766. On 18 June 1767, they arrived in Moor and are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 30 along with their newborn daughter, Anna Margaretha (age 2½ months).
Wayne Bonner
- Bonner, Wayne H. Volga German Settlers Identified in Isenburg and Other German Church Records Part I (Gardena, CA: Wayne Bonner, 2007): 48-49.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 163.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 96.
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