Müller (Norka-3)

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Müller (Norka-3)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Heinrich Otto Müller, son of Valentin Müller, and Anna Catharina Schüßler, daughter of Johann Heinrich Schüßler, were married in Büdingen on 17 February 1724. Among their children was Hans Otto who was baptized in Büdingen on 12 May 1737.

Hans Otto Müller married Anna Maria Weber on 12 May 1766 in Büdingen. Anna Maria, daughter of Johann Philip Weber and Elisabetha Nehl(?), was baptized in Wenings on 29 April 1730.

They immigrated to Russia, settling in the Volga German colony of Norka on 15 August 1767.  They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 20.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): 84.
- Parish records of Büdingen.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 3 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2005): 233.

Researcher(s): 

Maggie Hein

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies