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

Christoph Gutmann was baptized in Büdingen on 5 Jul 1744. He was the son of Johannes & Elisabetha Gutmann. Christina Elisabetha Geÿer was baptized in Büdingen on 30 Apr 1741. She was the daughter of Wilhelm Ludwig & Maria Margaretha Geÿer. Christoph and Christina Elisabetha married in Büdingen on 8 Apr 1766. The couple arrived in Russia on 10 Aug 1766. They settled in Kutter and are reported there on the First Settler’s List in Family #82.


- Parish records of Büdingen on

- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): p. 63

- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): p. 308

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): p. 496

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