Benner (Yagodnaya Polyana)

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Benner (Yagodnaya Polyana)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Benner and his wife, Katharina, settled in the Volga German colony of Yagodnaya Polyana on 16 Septemer 1767.  They are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 5.

The 1767 census records that they are from the German village of Lißberg.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Yp35, Yp44.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 174.

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies