Kast

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Kast
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Ulrich Kast, a farmer, his wife, and one child immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) in 1762.

They joined the migration to Russia and settled in the Volga German colony of Holstein on 24 June 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 27.

The Eichhorn research records that Ulrich Kast came from W├╝rttemberg. The 1767 census records that he came from the village of Neubau.

Sources: 

- 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-778.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der G├Âttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 132.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies