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Sterger / Störger
Volga Colonies
Pre-Volga Origin
Gross-Zimmern, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany
Discussion & Documentation
      Johann Georg Störger, son of Dietrich Störger married in Gross-Zimmern, Hessen-Darmstadt, on 24 October 1741 to Anna Eva Hammer, daughter of Johannes Hammer. The baptismal records of three of his children have been located there: Eva (b. 9 October 1744), Ludwig (b. 11 September 1754), and Johannes Georg (b. 27 March 1758).
      In 1763, this family immigrated to Schleswig-Holstein, then a part of Denmark before moving on to Russia.
      The family is recorded on the 1767 census of Dönhof in Household No. 5 having arrived there on 21 July 1766.
Researcher
Brent Mai
Gerhard Lang
Sources
- Lang, Gerhard. German Colonists of Denmark on the Volga.
- Parish records of Gross-Zimmern - LDS Film No. 1190553.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 342.
Last updated 20 November 2011.