Reiswig

Place of origin
Niedermittlau (Gemeinde Hasselroth), Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Hessen, Germany
Description

A list of settlers arriving in Russia in 1773 states that Conrad Reiswig, his wife Anna Maria, son Ernst Christian, and daughter Anna Margaretha came from Hailer. By the time of the 1798 Census, all four family members are living in Stephan.  Conrad Reußwig was born on 1 Feb 1734 in Niedermittlau, and baptized 7 Feb 1734, the son of Johann Georg Reußwig. Anna Maria Reuter was born 17 Sep 1739, and baptized 20 Sep 1739, daughter of Johann Heinrich Reuter. The couple was married on 26 Feb 1761 in Niedermittlau. Ernst Christian was born in Gondsroth on 14 Nov 1766, and baptized on 16 Nov 1766. Anna Margaretha was born in Gondsroth on 14 Oct 1771, and baptized on 20 Oct 1771.

Sources

- Parish records of Niedermittlau on Archion.de

- "File on Those Colonists Departing in 1773; also about their dispatch to Saratov under escort of Kontora Cavalry Seargeant-Major Gomolka and the discharge of several colonists upon payment; No. 25882", American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. 

Researchers
Maggie Hein
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