Discussion & Documentation
Johann Michael Röth was born in Binsig and baptized on 24 May 1733 in Wald-Michelbach. He immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) where he married on 14 April 1760 in the colony of Altona to Eva Katharian Krämer. She had been born in Siedelsbrunn and baptized on 5 February 1737 in Wald-Michelbach.
In 1763, the Röth family immigrated to Russia, arriving in the colony of Anton on 7 September 1764. They are recorded there along with their children (Johann Michael, Johann Christian, and Eva Catharina) on the 1767 census in Household No. 7
- Lang, Gerhard. German Colonists of Denmark on the Volga.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 53.
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Last updated 25 October 2011.