Schmidt (Mariental-2)

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Schmidt (Mariental-2)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Michael Schmidt, a farmer, and his wife Angela settled in the Volga German colony of Chasselois on 2 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 24 along with a note that they resettled to the colony of Mariental in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Michael Schmidt came from the German village of Saarburg in the Trier region.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 256.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies