Braun (Rohleder)

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Braun (Rohleder)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

There are two Braun families that settled in the Volga German colony of Rohleder on 14 June 1766. The 1767 census records that both of them came from the German region of Blieskastel, but their relationship to each other is not recorded.

(1) Hans Adam Braun (age 31), a farmer, and his family are recorded on the 1767 Rohleder census in Household No. 10.

(2) Andreas Braun (age 27), a farmer, and his family are recorded on the 1767 Rohleder census in Household No. 11.

Sources: 

- 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): Rl12.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 49, 50.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies