Preisendorf

Spelling Variations: 
Preisendorf
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Conrad Preisendorf, the son of Johann Heinrich Preisendorf of Leisenwald, married in nearby Spielberg on 24 December 1747 to Eva Elisabeth Werth, the daughter of Johann Heinrich Werth.  She had been baptized on 7 April 1745 in Spielberg. They had one child, Anna Catharina Preisendorf, baptized on 10 February 1765 in Spielberg.

The family immigrated to Russia arriving at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.  They settled in the Volga German colony of Norka on 18 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 24.

Sources: 

- Parish records of Spielberg.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 234.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 272.

Researcher(s): 

Maggie Hein

Immigrated to the following locations: 

Volga Colonies

Immigration Locations