Dietz (Huck)

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Dietz (Huck)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

The following baptisms for the children of Balthasar and Anna Dietz from Oberreichenbach are recorded in the parish records of nearby Unterreichenbach: (1) Anna Eva, 9 October 1750; (2) Anna Catharina, 16 December 1751; (3) Jacob, 23 January 1754; and (4) Lorenz, 22 May 1759.

The family immigrated to Russia, arriving at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 from Lübeck.  They arrived in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767.

Balthasar Dietz has remarried to Elisabeth, the widow of Christoph Kopf, by the time of the 1767 Census of Huck where they are recorded in Household No. 45.

Sources: 

- Parish records of Unterreichenbach.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 151.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 208.

Researcher(s): 

Maggie Hein

Fabian Zubia-Schultheis

Immigrated to the following locations: 

Volga Colonies

Immigration Locations