Herder

Spelling Variations: 
Herter (Beideck)
Herder
Hörter
Härter
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Jakob and Susanna Elisabeth Herder from the Kurpfalz immigrated with their three children (Eva Barbara, age 14; Nikolaus, age 10; and Elisabeth, age 7) to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) in 1760.  They are last recorded in the Danish colonies on 7 January 1765. They joined the migration to Russia.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Beideck where they are recorded on the 1775 census in Household No. 26.

The Eichhorns record that Jakob Herder came from "Amte Lindenfels, Kurpfalz."

Sources: 

- 1775 Beideck Census (No. 26).
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-690.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Bd01.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Jene Herder Goldhammer

Volga Colonies

Immigration Locations