Brunner (Messer)

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Brunner (Messer)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Brunner, a farmer, and his wife Anna Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Messer on 7 July 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 16 along with their 3-week-old son Georg Konrad.

In 1790, Georg Brunner and his family moved from Messer to Franzosen.

The 1767 census records that Georg Brunner came from the German district of Odenwald.

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): Mv1731.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 135.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies