Breit (Pfeifer)

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Breit (Pfeifer)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Georg Breit, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Pfeifer on 22 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 77.  On the 1798 census (Pf87), a grandson (Franz) is recorded working in Brabander.

By 1798, the widow of Anton Breit and and their children are recorded in Semenovka in Household No. Se34.


- 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): Pf56, Pf87, Se34.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 396.


Brent Mai

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