Brotzmann (Huck)

Spelling Variations: 
Brotzmann (Huck)
Protzmann
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Discussion & Documentation: 

There are three Brotzmann families that arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766. They all settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767.

(1) Christoph Brotzmann, a farmer, and his family are recorded on the 1767 census of Huck in Household No. 16.

(2) Jakob Brotzmann, a farmer, and his family are recorded on the 1767 census of Huck in Household No. 17.

(3) Peter Brotzmann, a farmer, and his family are recorded on the 1767 census of Huck in Household No. 77.

Research documents that the Brotzmann family in the German village of Wächtersbach immigrated to Russia, settling in the colony of Huck.

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): Hk24, Hk34, Hk60, Hk70, Hk75.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 143, 144, 159.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3108, #3109, #3110.

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

Immigration Locations