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Wolfenhausen (Weilmünster), Limburg-Weilburg, Hessen, Germany

Johann Heinrich and Johanetta Maria Just had four children according to the Wolfenhausen parish records: Friedrike, baptized 4 February 1756; twins Sophia and Anna Katharina, baptized 5 March 1760; and Johann Friedrich, baptized 12 April 1762. 

The family arrived in Russia on 4 July 1766.  Another child, Heinrich, was born during the journey to the villages. They settled in Warenburg and are reported there on the First Settler's List in Family #136. 


- Parish records of Wolfenhausen and list of emigrants to Russia in 1766, FHL Film #1476755
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): p. 143
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2008): p. 342

Wayne Bonner