Wogau

Spelling Variations: 
Wogau
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Reichold, a barber (Friseur), his wife Sophia Magdalena, and stepchildren (surname Wogau) arrived on 27 August 1766 in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No 11.

The 1798 census of Katharinenstadt records that in 1798, Karl Friedrich Wogau left Katharinenstadt for an unidentified location.

The 1767 census records that Sigmund Wogau (age 13) came from the German village of Warenburg in Kloster Leichtstädte (?).

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): Ka005, Mv1235.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 278.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Related People: 

Volga Colonies