Asmus (Yagodnaya Polyana)

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Asmus (Yagodnaya Polyana)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Widower Johann Kaspar Asmus and his children settled in the Volga German colony of Yagodnaya Polyana on 16 September 1767.  They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Households No. 10 & 12.

The 1767 census records that they are from the German village of Wallernhausen near Nidda.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Yp26.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 175-176.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies