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Loßacker
Volga Colonies
Pre-Volga Origin
Gelnhausen, Hessen
Discussion & Documentation
      Andreas Loßacker (Lossacker) married Katharina Schreyer. They have 1 known daughter: Anna Maria, born 18 August 1763 in Gelnhausen.
      They immigrated to Russia along with Katharina's mother, arriving from Lübeck in Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Mathias under the command of skipper David Wollert. Andreas and his wife arrived in Hildmann on 20 June 1767, but daughter Anna Maria is not recorded there in Household No. 12. Whereabouts of the mother-in-law, Elisabeth, are unknown.
      Andreas is recorded on the 1798 Census of Hildmann in Household No. Hd02, along with his new wife.
Researchers
Brent Mai
Bill Pickelhaupt
Sources
- Frey, Julius. "Auswanderung aus den Kreisen Gelnhausen und Büdingen im Jahre 1766." Geschichtsblätter für Stadt und Kreis Glenhausen. Herausgeber: Geschichtsverein Gelnhausen, 1965.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 100.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 135.
Last updated 10 February 2013.