Fabrizius

Spelling Variations: 
Fabrizius
Fabricius
Фабрициус
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Fabrizius (age 31), a carpenter (Tischler), settled in the Volga German colony of Kratzke on 7 August 1766.  He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 32.

The 1767 Kratzke census records that he came from the village of Wibstrand [?] in Finland.

The 1798 census of Kratzke records that his son, Christoph Jakob, is working in the colony of Bauer.

Various lines of this family use the spellings of Fabrizius and Fabricius.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kr17.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 456.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies

Immigration Locations