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Gerstner

Joseph Gerstner, a farmer and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Herzog on 14 July 1766 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 15.

The 1767 census records that Joseph Gerstner came from the German village of Sinzing in Bayern (Bavaria) and that his wife came from the German village of Grünsfeld near Würzburg.

Gerling (Kamenka)

Johann Gerling, a farmer, and his wife Anna Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 6 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 23 along with their two sons (Johannes, age 1½; Antonius, age 6-months).

The 1767 census records that Johann Gerling came from the German village of Oberkirch.

Geran

Jean Geran, a farmer, and his wife Anna Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Franzosen on 26 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 54.

The 1767 census records that Jean Geran came from the French village of Bezanse [Besançon?].

Genie

Charles Genie, a farmer, his wife Maria, and their daughter Maria Françoise (age 12) settled in the Volga German colony of Franzosen on 28 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 3.

The 1767 census records that Charles Genie came from the village of Nans [Nancy?] in France.

Gedde

Christian Gedde and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Boisroux on 7 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 42.

In 1769, Christian Gedde moved from Boisroux to Hummel.

Gebhard(t) (Herzog)

Johannes Adam Gebhard, a farmer, and his wife Anna Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Herzog on 14 July 1766 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 24.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Adam Gebhard came from the German village of Neuburg in Bayern (Bavaria).

Gautier

Andreas Gautier, a bread baker (Semmelbäcker), and his wife Christina Florot settled in the Volga German colony of Franzosen on 16 May 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 43.

The 1767 census records that Andreas Gautier came from the French village of Avène.