Mohr (Johannes)

Associated Colonies
Place of origin
Usenborn, Wetteraukreis, Hessen, Germany
Wolf, Wetteraukreis, Hessen, Germany

Johannes Mohr from Usenborn (son of Johann Georg Mohr from Pferdsbach) and Catharina Hardt (daughter of Johann Georg Hardt from Wolf) were married in Wolf on 20 February 1766.  Johannes was confirmed in Usenborn in 1755.  Anna Catharina Hardt was born 21 February 1743 in Wolf.   

The couple emigrated to Russia, accompanied by Johannes’ sister Susanna Margaretha Mohr.  Susanna Margaretha was born 24 July and baptized 26 July 1747 in Usenborn.     

Johannes, Anna Catharina, and Susanna Margaretha arrived in Russia on 10 August 1766.  They settled in Norka and are reported there on the First Settler’s List in Family #34. 


- Parish records of Wolf (including Dudenrod, Pferdsbach and Büches), Family Search microfilm #1201845
- Parish records of Usenborn on
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010) p. 309
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2005): pp. 237-238

Roger Burbank