Associated Colonies
Place of origin
Burghaun, Fulda, Hessen, Germany

Reinhard Ebert (son of Johannes Ebert) and Catharina Schmidt (daughter of Caspar Schmidt) married in Burghaun on 10 Jan 1741. The baptisms of ten children are recorded in the Burghaun parish records: Anna Barbara, born 11 May 1743; Anna Barbara, born 7 Dec 1744 (died 7 Dec 1744); Johannes, born 6 Aug 1746; Catharina, born 27 Jul 1748 (died 10 Jul 1749); twins Johann Heinrich (died 2 Jun 1750) and Anna Catharina, born 25 May 1750; Johann Adam, born 12 Jul 1751; Anna Margaretha, born 26 Oct 1754 (died 18 Nov 1764); Anna Catharina, born 28 Nov 1756 (died 29 Dec 1758); and Anna Elisabetha, born 15 Dec 1759. The parents and four of their children arrived in Russia on 13 Sep 1766, and settled in Hussenbach.


- Parish records of Burghaun on Archion.de.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010) p. 394
- Nakaji, Susan Hopp. Reconstructed First Settlers List for Hussenbach (Linevo Osero)
- 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)

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