Walwetz

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Walwetz
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Widower Andreas Walwetz, a craftsman (Handwerker), settled in the Volga German colony of Dreispitz on 16 September 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 26 along with a note that he is living with the Christian Wilhelm family.

The 1767 census records that Andreas Walwetz came from the German town of Magdeburg in the Brandenburg region.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 378.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies