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Fränkisch-Crumbach, Hessen, Germany

In the parish records of Fränkisch-Crumbach, Johann Conrad Schmunck, a linen weaver, and his wife (Elisabeth Lotz) and children are listed as colonists leaving for Russia in May 1766. They arrived in Dobrinka on 20 June 1767 and are listed on the 1767 census there in Household No. 68.


- LDS International Film Nos. 1190573 and 1599925.
- 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): 178.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 331.

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