Associated Colonies
Place of origin
Babenhausen, Darmstadt-Dieburg, Hessen, Germany

Johann Georg Glock, son of Johann Stephan & Anna Katharina Glock, was born on 10 May 1731 and baptized on 12 May 1731 in the Babenhausen Evangelical Church about 25 kilometers southeast of Frankfurt. He married Maria Margaretha Dietz, daughter of Konrad Dietz, on 4 December 1755 in the Schaafheim Evangelical Church near Babenhausen.

They had a daughter, Anna Katharina, who was born 5 September 1756, and baptized on 7 September 1756 in Schaafheim.

Johann Georg Glock and his family immigrated to Russia, settling in the colony of Straub where they arrived on 12 May 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 2.

Johann Georg's widow is still living in Straub in 1798 and is recorded there in Household No. Sr22. His son Heinrich is recorded in Household No. Sr39.


- 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).
- Parish records of Babenhausen (LDS Film No. 1340325).
- Parish records of Schaafheim (LDS Films No. 1340318 & 1340319).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 230.

Corina Hirt