Associated Colonies
Place of origin
Eckartshausen, Wetteraukreis, Hessen, Germany

Johannes Aschenbrenner from Eckartshausen and Friederica Elisabetha Schön from Himbach married on 9 June 1763.  The couple arrived in Russia on 29 Aug 1766.  They settled in Norka and are recorded on the First Settlers List in Family #55.  

Three Aschenbrenner families from Norka relocated to Brunnental in 1859. 


- Parish records of Eckartshausen (including Langen-Bergheim, Wiedermus, Ronneburg, and Himbach) on
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010) p. 249
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2005): p. 243
- Hein, Maggie, translator. Brunnental, Russia Communion Register (1870-1884) Volume 1 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2020)

Maggie Hein (© Margreatha Hein, 2020)