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Biskirchen, Leun, Lahn-Dill, Hessen, Germany

Johann Peter Buseck was born 3 September 1716 in Kröffelbach and died on 8 July 1764 in Biskirchen. He married on 28 December 1736 in Biskirchen to Catharina Margaretha Klepper, daughter of Johann Jost Klepper and Anna Margarita Weber. Catharina was born on 5 January 1716. Widow Catharina and her children arrived in Russia on 8 August 1766, and settled in Kukkus on 26 June 1767. She is listed on the 1767 census of Kukkus under her maiden name (Klapper) in Household No. 49.


Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010) p. 233, doc. No. 3549

Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 472.

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