Kühn (Katharinenstadt)

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Kühn (Katharinenstadt)
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Pre-Volga Origin: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Jakob Kühn, a manufacturer (Fabrikant), settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 97 along with this new wife Wilhelmina Klein.

The 1767 census records that Jakob Kühn came from the town of Zürich in Switzerland and that his wife came from the town of Amsterdam in Holland.

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): Ka051.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 297.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies