Müller (Johannes)

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

Johannes Müller (son of Johann Gebhardt Müller) and Anna Margaretha Schmidt (daughter of Lipps Schmidt) married in Burgbracht on 25 February 1740. Their children, all baptized in Burgbracht on the folliwing dates were: Johann Ernst, November 1743; Johann Georg, 15 July 1746; Anna Margaretha, 17 November 1749; Johann Georg, 15 January 1752; Johann Heinrich, April 1754; Johannes, 2 May 1756; and Anna Elisabetha, 12 November 1759.  

The family arrived in Russia on 29 August 1766. According to the Transport Lists, Johannes' wife Anna Margaretha died during the journey, as did the younger of the two sons named Georg. At some point prior to the family's arrival in Norka, Johannes married Magdalena Weinberger, the widow of Christoph Weinberger

Johannes Müller, his wife Magdalena, his sons Johann Georg, Heinrich, and Johannes, and Madgalena's son Johann Heinrich Weinberger settled in Norka and are recorded in Norka First Settler's List Family #171 and #171a. 


- Parish records of Hitzkirchen (includes Hitzkirchen, Kefenrod, and Burg-Bracht) on Archion.de
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): pp. 240, 242
- Mai, Brent Alan, trans. & ed. Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga: 1766-1767 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1998): p. A-12
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2005): p. 275

Maggie Hein