Pracht / Prasch

Spelling Variations: 
Pracht
Prasch
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johannes Prasch was born on 29 March 1731 in Orb, Maintz (now Bad-Orb), Hessen. He married there on 11 April 1758 to Susanna Ulrich, the daughter of Johann Ulrich and Barbara Müller. Susanna was born there on 19 October 1730. They arrived in Katharinenstadt on 3 August 1767 where they are listed in Household Number 16. They also came with their young daughter, Anna Maria (born 6 October 1760) who married Andreas Leikam.

This surname is listed as Pracht in the records in Russia.

Sources: 

- McGinnis, Sean. The Founding Families of Catharine, Kansas (2007).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 279.

Researcher(s): 

Sean McGinnis

Immigrated to the following locations: 

Volga Colonies

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