Associated Colonies
Place of origin
Gettenbach (Gründau), Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Hessen, Germany

Johannes Kloberdantz (son of Johann Reinhardt Kloberdantz) was born 22 Mar 1733. Johannes married Catharina Stimbinger (daughter of Johann Georg Stimbinger) on 16 Nov 1758. Their son Johann Conrad was born 18 Apr 1760 and baptized 21 Apr 1760. The family arrived in Russia on 10 Aug 1766.  They settled in Norka, where they are reported on the First Settler's List in Family #48.   

Gettenbach is located about halfway between Büdingen and Gelnhausen, and was part of the Gründau parish.


- Parish records of Gründau on Archion.de
- Facius List extractions
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010) p. 310
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2005): p. 241

Maggie Hein