Weitz

Place of origin
Eichelsdorf, Nidda, Hessen
Description
Johannes Weitz (age 39), his wife Katharina (age 30), and their son, Johann Heinrich (age 5) are from Eichelsdorf.
They arrived in Yagodnaya Polyana on 16 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 19.
Sources
- Eichelsdorfer Auswanderer an der Wolga (in German)
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 178.
Researchers
Brent Mai
Associated Colonies