Werth (Norka)

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Werth (Norka)
Wirth (Norka)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Conrad Werth, son of Johann Heinrich Werth, was baptized in Spielberg on 24 December 1747.  His sister, Eva Elisabeth, had been baptized there on 7 April 1745.

Johann Conrad and his sister, who had married Conrad Preisendorf, immigrated to Russia arriving at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.  They all settled in the Volga German colony of Norka.

Sources: 

- Parish records of Spielberg.

Researcher(s): 

Maggie Hein

Volga Colonies