Knaub (Merkel)

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Knaub (Merkel)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Ludwig Knaub and his widowed mother Anna Maria Dorothea immigrated to Russia.  The widow Knaub remarried to Johann Heinrich Böse and the Böse/Knaub family settled in the Volga German colony of Merkel on 28 August 1766.  They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 30.

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): Mr16.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 126.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies