Rœth

Place of origin
Wald-Michelbach, Hessen
Description
Johann Michael Röth, son of Hans Georg & Anna Barbara 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 Katharina Krämer, daughter of Hans Adam & Sibilla Krämer. She had been born in Siedelsbrunn and baptized on 5 February 1737 also 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.
Sources
- Lang, Gerhard. German Colonists of Denmark on the Volga .
- Parish records for Wald-Michelbach (LDS Film No. 1340338).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 53.
Researchers
Gerhard Lang
Brent Mai
Associated Colonies