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Schlierbach (Brachttal), Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Hessen, Germany

Anna Maria Oberritter and Johann Eckhard Richter were married on 15 Jun 1766 in Büdingen. Anna Maria Oberritter was baptized on 31 Mar 1744 in Schlierbach (Brachttal, Hesse). It appears the original spelling of her surname was Oberruther. Her parents were Lorenz Oberruther and Anna Barbara, the widow of Johann Fuchs. Lorenz and Anna Barbara were married on 26 Mar 1744. Anna Maria Oberritter and Johann Eckhard Richter arrived in Russia on 29 Aug 1766, and settled in Norka.  They are reported on the Norka First Settlers List in Family #19.   


- Parish records of Hellstein on Archion.de
- 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. 94
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010) p. 246
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2005): p. 233

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