Batt / Bath
Johann Georg Bath was born 25 Feb 1714 in Rheinbischofsheim, Baden (formerly Hanuaerland). He married Elisabeth Walther on 23 Jan 1743. They had three children prior to immigrating to Russia: Christina, born 23 Nov 1754, David, born 21 Jun 1756, and Michael, born 3 Oct 1758. The family initially settled in Dietel where they are recorded on the 1767 Census in Household No. 9. Son Michael later moved to Frank.
- 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): Dt17, Fk029.
- Parish records of Rheinbischofsheim [Online].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 283.