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Sack
Volga Colonies
Pre-Volga Origin
Heuchelheim, Oberhessen
Discussion & Documentation
      Georg Eberhard Sack, son of Christofel Sack & Catharina Rinn, was born 25 March 1747 in the village of Heuchelheim, today a western suburb of Giessen. He immigrated to Russia, arriving in Oranienbaum from Lübeck on 8 August 1766 as a single man.
      He arrived in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767. He is recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 57 along with his new wife, Anna Eva Michel, and their newborn son, Johann Adam (age 1 month).
      Eberhard & his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Huck in Household Hk47.
Researcher
Patricia Gayol Windecker
Germán Sack
Sources
- 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).
- Parish records for Heuchelheim (LDS Film No. 1269823).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 154.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 208.
Last updated 21 January 2013.