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

On 15 January 1767, three Bamberger children settled in Moor where they are recorded on the 1767 Census of Moor in Household No. 18, living with their stepfather Nikolaus Scherf.

The Bamberger family that settled in the Volga German colony of Moor traces its ancestry to the German village of Sprendlingen in the Pfalz.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Mo59.
- Parish records of Sprendlingen.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 160.


Maggie Hein

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies