German origins Project

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BV=a German village near the Black Sea .  
FN= German family name.   
FSL= First Settlers’ List.   
GL= a locality in the Germanies.   
GS= one of the German states.  
ML= Marriage List.  
RN= the name of a researcher who has verified one or more German origins.  
UC= unconfirmed.   
VV= a German Volga village.

Names in bold are an entry or a cross-reference to an entry. 
Red text calls attention to information for which verification is completed or well underway.


Do-Dzz                 last last updated January 2014

DobFN{Elizabelth}: a widow said by the Stumpp version of the Balzer FSL (KS:77, 125) to be fromUC the Isenburg area.  I oould not identify her in the Pleve version of the  Balzer FSL and did not find her in any other published FSL or in Mai1798.

Dobehinder{Catharina}: married Koch{J. Philip} in Luebeck 20 Aug 1766, both from [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate] (Mai&Marquardt#288).  Not in KS.

DobenreuthGL: see Dobesrieth.

DobesriethGL: is an unidentified place said by the Woehrd ML to be homeUC to Keller{Martin} who in 1766 married a Brunner woman; by 1767 this couple was in Krasnoyar FSL #48; KS138 says this is Dobenreuth near Forchheim (Mai&Marquardt#821).  Dobenreuth, Bavaria is some 17 miles NNE of Nuernberg.

DoblerFN{Marg.}:  this widow of a soldier in a Prussian army married in Woehrd 7 May 1766  Schindler{Heinrich} son of the late {Joh.} of Leipzig (Mai&Marquardt#803 & KS154).

DobrinkaVV: (aka Nischnaja Dobrinka, Nishnaya Dobrinka, or Niznjaja Dobrinka): a Russian Lutheran German village situated on the western side of the Volga.  The first German village in the Volga area, its FSL has been published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.I, pp.313-339.  According to it, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens.  The number following each name is their household number in the FSL:

:

from Albek, Daenmark: (Philippsen46);

from Alburg(?), Oesterreich: (Moninger?1);

from Ambap(?), Wittenberg: (Kraut24);

from Babke, Mecklenburg: (Foos42);

from Barger(?), Kurpfalz: (Mueller39);

from Belterstein(?), Darmstadt: (Opfer71);

from Belzer, Darmstadt: (Schenk74);

from Berlin, Brandenburg: (Schintwelt?28);

from Blankenhof(?), Baden-Durlach: (Simon30);

from Brankenloch(?), Durlach: (Hueber13);

from Daefpeng(?), Pfalz: (Flomart?9);

from Danzig: (Flad?41, Riedelmann92);

from Darabach(?), Oesterreich: (Meier11);

from Darmstadt: (Satzfried?76);

from Demmin, Prenzbahn(?): (Breuer50);

from Dresden, Sachsen: (Heinze19);

from Efet(?), Franken: (Albrecht66);

from Elbing, Preussen: (Bast23);

from Epping, Felzer(?): (Meer?56 and perhaps Flom?56a);

from Erstein(?), Birkenfeld(?): (Weber8);

from Erzein(?), Darmstadt: (Heidelbach70);

from Ferdinanz(?), Pommern: (Strep?36);

from Fledang(?), Mecklenburg: (Heidemann31);

from Frankfurt-am-Main: (Bischof79);

from Freiwalde, Brandenburg: (Rau7);

from Gelnhausen: (Schulz87 and perhaps Filius?87a);

from Grab, Dnelaschni(?): (Wenz5);

from Graben, Durlach: (Wenz35);

from Hausen, Friedrichdamst(?): (Eichmann?73);

from Hirschbach, Schlesien(?): (Schindler32);

from Hobert(?), Bistum Bruessel: (Seiffert12);

from Inerepach(?), Oroningen(?): (Graf55);

from Kelgin(?), Strumbach(?): (Schueber91);

from Kelzhaus(?), Kurpfalz: (Schnieder51 and perhaps Erlich51a);

from Kiel, Holstein: (Dietz53, Graetz60);

from Kielerakpow(?), Holstein: (Cabobel38);

from Kobeln(?), Wittenberg: (Reiser?44);

from Krumbach, Franken: (Schmunk68);

from Kulzfeld(?), Heilbronn: (Hafele3);

from Lauterbach, Riedesel: (Kahl78);

from Lawinoj(?), Wuerttemberg: (Strep?2);

from Lebront(?), Wittenberg: (Sauer21);

from Lenden(?), Kurland: (Schemberg[Schieberg?]6);

from Lentach(?), Fribourg(?): (Chrispens82);

from Leppin, Schwedisch Pommern: (Zimmerberg40);

from Liewart(?), Sachsen: (Relke58);

from Luebeck: (Erbes59);

from Mecklenburg-Strelitz: (Hahn43);

from Mikarstanik(?), Pfalz: (Clauser10);

from Mitau, Kurland: (Buege18);

from Neidelfetz(?), Oschbauch(?): (Goetz20);

from Niederhof, Wittenberg: (Keller22, Krassel54, and perhaps Ziegler22a);

from Obelies(?), Ridelsch(?): (Kaltenschnee89);

from Oberpesin(?), Zorn(?): (Vogel62, 63);

from Oldorf(?), Mecklenburg: (Langhofer16);

from Pokhausen: (Geier88);

from Poppenhausen, Hanau: (Gerlach80);

from Prussenbrun(?), Pfalz: (Breiner14);

from Redenhof(?), Wuerttemberg(?): (Knedler?15);

from Reichelsheim, Erbach County: (Geist/Heist64, Schimpf69);

from Reigensen(?), Erbach: (Schimpf69);

from Reit, Braunfels: (Mihl93);

from Retes(?), Braunfels: (Ruehl[Rihl?]72);

from Reval, Estland: (Horlensin?29);

from Rheinbach, Kurpfalz: (Morhart?65);

from Riede, Hessen: (Weimar45);

from Rigelsen(?), Erbach: (Geist64);

from Rostock, Mecklenburg: (Meier47);

from Roth, Isenburg: (Faust94);

from Schackzalt(?), Schafftanau(?): (Rau90);

from Schneimet(?), Schwaben: (Utz52);

from Schoenhausen(?), Riedesel: (Dozert?86 and perhaps Baer86a);

from Schwaigern, Heilbronn: (Baumgaertner25);

from Seilzias(?), Darmstadt: (Rupp75);

from Selinger(?), Durlach: (Hueber57 and perhaps Emerdorfer?57a);

from Seminrot(?), Darmstadt: (Horst85);

from Sit(?), Sachsen: (Michaelis61);

from Spitzenalten(?), Schatanu(?): (Rau77);

from Stanewo(?), Vierstammstadt(?): (Wenzel67);

from Stangos(?), Riedes(?): (Klaus81);

from Stein, Baden-Durlach: (Fuertig49);

from Sten(?), Durlach: (Glas[Glaser?]33);

from Stockhausen, Riedesel: (Just84);

from Stockholm, Schweden: (Erich26, 27);

from Stonhan(?), Riedesel: (Schoen83);

from Szakmar(?), Ungarn: (Nemeti37);

from Tab(?), Oesterreich: (Rauch4);

from Ulo(?), Finnland: (Asplew?17);

from Uwettersbach(?), Durlach: (Utz34);

from Wimpfen(?), Oesterreich: (Schwend?48).

DobromierzGL, Poland: see Hohenfriedeberg.

DockterFN: see Doktor.

DoebbleFN: see Doebele.

Doebein?: an unidentified place said said by Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been homeUC to the Gilbrig{J.Gottfried} family  (Lk28).  For 1767 see T2196-2197.

DoebeleFN: members of this family were found by the GCRA in Glueckstal but not in any census.  Using FHL#1,184,723, they proved the family origin in Brackenheim, Brackkenheim [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  Also spelled Doebble.  See the GCRA book for more.

Doebeler{A.Barbara}: was godmother at the baptism in Luebeck on 18 August 1764 of a son of Stricker{J.Michael} and his Schmidt wife {A.Margretha Barbara} (Mai&Marquardt#1338).  Not found in any later source.

Doebeler{J.Ludwig}: was godfather at the baptism in Luebeck on 18 August 1764 of a son of Stricker{J.Michael} and his Schmidt wife {A.Margretha Barbara} (Mai&Marquardt#1338).  Not found in any later source.

Doebeln, [Kur-]Sachsen: is 44 km WNW of Dresden city and was said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to the Beier{J.Gottlieb} family.

Doeberlub?, [Kur-]Sachsen: is 11 km WSW of Finsterwalde city and was said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to a Landmann family and possibly to a Herrfurt family as well.

Doebern[sic for Doebeln], [Kur-]Sachsen: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to the Beier{Gottfried} family.

DoeblerFN: this family name was found recorded in Schlitz marriage records 1762-1767; see Flegel trip.

Doeffinger FN: said by the Bergdorf 1816 census (KS:660, 247) to have been fromUC Neidlingen, Nuertingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg, but were proven by the GCRA to have originated in Aidlingen, Boeblingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg by using FHL(1,184,687).  The GRCA say that this family went to S. Prussia in 1803; leaving Neu Wuerttemberg, Amt Tkaczew, NW of Lodz to arrive in Bergdorf in 1809.  The family name was also spelled Tefinger.

DoeffingenGL, Wuerttemberg: is some 20 miles NW of Reutlingen, and was the ancestral home about 1580 of the Siegward who settled in Dreispitz in 1766-67.  Roh{J.Carl/Karl}: who settled in Schilling was born here (EEE p.565).

DoehlingerFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Herbsthausen.

DoehringFN: see Doering and Doeringer.

Doell{Gertrud, Catharina}: KS125 says they left fromUC Bieber or Lorhaupten near Gelnhausen, no date was given. I did not find them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Doengelstiel(?)GL, Schwaben: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Mueller family.  There is a Degelstein, Bavaria, in the Swabian Alps, some 79 miles SW of Augsburg.  Pleve in a note (*) to the FSL says that Kuhlberg says this man was from Nuernberg.

DoenhofFN: said by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Kettwig.

DoenhofFN: said by the Doenhof FSL to be fromUC Gumbinnen, Preussen.

Doenhof{Christoph}FN: may have been the offspring of an early Zurich settler family.  In 1798 he was said to be from Zurich (Mai1798:Nm42) – the family name does not appear in the Neidermonjou FSL and he himself is too young to be in a FSL.

Doenhof{Katharina}FN: may have been the offspring of an early Zurich settler family.  In 1798 she was said to be from Zurich (Mai1798:Wm50) –but the Wittmmann FSL has not been found and she herself is too young to be in any FSL.,

DoenhofVV: (aka Alt-Doenhof, Alt-Gololobowka, Denhoff, Doennhof, Gololobovka, Gololobowka) is a Lutheran German village on the western side of the Volga.  Its  FSL is now published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.I, pp. 313-339.  According to this, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens. Verified corrections are in red.  The number with the name is their household number in the FSL. 

from Baden-Durlach: (Boltz7, Lichtenwald92);

from Buedingen: (Kisselmann100 and perhaps Ruppert100a);

from Darmstadt: (Deines108, Dross70, Eit?62, Frick63, Geld25, Held2, Henkel15, Pappenheim18, Reinhard3, 24, Rutz14, 97, Schmidt104, Schoenhals87, Steinbrecher10, 23, Stoerger5, Strauch61, Stromberger27, 28, Valentin52, Vogel22, Weber51, Wolf82, 83 and perhaps Lind61a and Strauch63a);

from Erbach: (Bauss102);

from Frankfurt-am-Main: (Keller4);

from Gelnhausen: (Hess81, Kaiser60, Krauss76a, Lauck79, Ley65, Nafts76b, Reil76);

from Gumbinnen, Preussen: (Doenhof1);

from Hanau: (Fendel84);

from Hannover: (Sitzinger?53);

from Heilbronn: (Faber20, Hans43, Schneider11, 19 and possibly Ort43a);

from Hohenlohe: (Frank88, 89, 90);

from Holstein: (Erksin17);

from Isenburg: (Goettlinger6, Held74, Jacoby75, Lenz78, Nuss99 and perhaps Kelker99a);

from Keminisch(?): (Detterer8);

from Koethen, Stollberg: (Schwab54);

from Kurpfalz: (Andres42, Bauer33, 35, Becking34, Eichhorn21, Gomer9, 48, Queissner26, Schenkel32, Stoll16 and perhaps Hack26a);

from Loewenstein: (Huwa103);

from Loewenstein, Kurpfalz: (Sorg105);

from Luebeck: (Kron85);

from Magdeburg: (Rudeloff101);

from Riedesel: (Fischer67, Henckel?66, Kurtz69, Mueller57);

from Runkel, Wuerttemberg: (Funk93 and possibly Mueller93a);

from Sachsen: (Boehm50, Eichler29, Salzmann12);

from Schoenberg, Hessen: (Rutz98);

from Stollberg: (Baecker56, Dahmer55, Erbes77, Haas71, 72, 73, Lohrengel58, 68, Scheller59, Steinmark64, Wagner80);

from unknown origins: (Seibert109);

from Wittenberg: (Roeber13);

from Wuerttemberg: (Altergot88a, 91, 94, Bendel39, 40, Fink38, Kestle?44, Legler47, 49, Meier45, Schaefer38a, Schulz31, Schwartzkopf41, Ulrich30, Wiedemann37, 38 and possibly Lange44a);

from Wuerzburg: (Beier46, Engelhardt95, Mechwart?86, Siebenlist96);

from Zweibruecken: (Hergert106 and possibly Dirol107).

DoennhofVV: an alternate spelling of the German name for Doenhof.

DoeptorFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Zerbst (no locality indicated). ). The family name was spelled Deptar? in 1798 (Mai1798:Or9).

Doerbach?, Kurpfalz[sic]: said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Stephan family.  There apparently was no Doerbach in Kurpfalz but there was one in Kurtrier, 24 km NE of Trier city.

DoerflerFN: said by the Jost FSL to be fromUC Lueckstedt?, Sachsen.

DoerflerFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC [Isenburg-]Buedingen [County].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Om49 and maybe Om67.

Doerganz: KS125 said this man & wife leftUC Obersorg near Alsfeld, no date was given. I did not find them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

DoeringFN: this family spent time in Bergdorf and Kassel.  KS:247 said they had come from Freienwald, Stargard, but the GCRA proved their origin in Oberstenfeld, Marbach [Amt], Wuerttemberg; see their book for a bit more detail.  Also spelled Deuring.

DoeringFN: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Ingersheim(?) (no locality mentioned).  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

DoeringFN{Johann}: married Mueller{M.Catharina} in Luebeck 23 June 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#110). On 14 Sept 1766 with wife {Margaretha} he arrived in Russia, he said to be from Fulda. (Kulberg5652).  Not found in T.  By 10 August 1767 with his Heil wife {Margaretha} and infant daughter {Katharina}, this Catholic man had settled at Koehler FSL #19, which said he was fromUC Fulda (no locality given). So apparently by 1766 the Mueller wife had been replaced by the Heil woman.  In 1798 he was still in Koehler but with a young Hartwig wife (Mai1798:Kl08), [evidently his 3rd wife].

DoeringFN: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Dresden.

DoeringFN{J.Heinrich}: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Later spelled Derrin (Mai1798:Nr6, 7).

DoeringFN{Just}: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Stollberg (no locality mentioned).  Later may have been spelled Diringer (Mai1798:Bd46?).

DoeringFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Obersabelrot, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate].  Spelled Dering in 1798 when the wife’s maiden name was given as Becker (Mai1798:Wr17).

DoeringFN: said by the Stephan FSL to be fromUC Lauterbach, [Fulda Bishopric/Riedesel Barony?].  Spelled Doehring in 1797and 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2852, 2857, Bz18); Doehring in 1798 (Sp10 and 37; and Doerr in 1798 (Bz5).

DoeringFN: this family name was found recorded in Schotten parish records for many generations prior to 1767; see Flegel trip.

DoeringFN: see also Dering, Deuring, Doeringer and Tiring.

DoeringerFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Sondersfeld, [Kurbayern].   Spelled Doering in 1780 (Mai1798:Mv2051) and Doehring in 1798 (Sn27, 42) when the maiden name of the wife was given as Helber (Sn27).

DoeringerFN: said by the 1798 Schoenchen census to be the maiden name of frau Kowald (Mai1798:Sn13).

DoernachGL, Tuebingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 6.5 miles NE of Tuebingen city, and proven by the GCRA to be home to the Schenk family that went to Bergdorf; see their book for more details.

Doernbach GL: a so far unidentified place.  In the Germanies there were at least: 4 Dornbachs, 4 Doernbachs, 1 Doermbach, and 4 Dernbachs.

Doernigheim, Hanau [County]: is 6 km W of Hanau city and was said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to the Eisner{H.Christian} family.

Doerpfer{Johann}: KS125 says he left Shellbach near Fritzlar, no date given.  I did not find him in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

DoerrFN: Bonner proved that the Doerr wives of Herr Ross and of Herr Bender, as well as the brother of the latter, all later of Balzer, were baptised in Huettengesas, Isenburg[-Meerholz County].  The brother was mistakenly named Deckmann in the Balzer FSL (#41a), but his sister’s maiden name is given as Derr in 1798 (Mai1798:Bz75).

DoerrFN: of Reichelsheim and Bauer, see Derr.

DoerrFN: both the 1816 Kassel census (#28) and KS:247 said this family came from Offenbach, Landau [Amt], Rheinpfalz.  Using FHL#1,457,535, the GCRA confirmed this origin.  See their book for more.

DoerrFN{A.Katharina]: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL (#100) to be fromUC Hangheim(?), Franken and to be wife to Soltner{J.Friedrich}who himself was fromUC Gruenberg.

Doer/Derr/Dir{Philipp+w+1c}: Kulberg149 said he was fromUC Gruenberg.  Not found in T.  The Katharinenstadt FSL (#88) said he was fromUC Gruenberg, Hessen with a Walter wife fromUC Darmstadt.  Bill Pickenhaupt says he has found this man’s origin.

DoerrFN: Bonner proved this woman baptized in Huettengesas married an Iskam man in Vonhausen before they moved to Moor.

DoerrFN{G.Friedrich}: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Derr in 1798 when the wife’s maiden name is given as Pivir? (Mai1798:Nr43 and maybe 4). 

DoerrFN{Heinrich, younger}: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Derr in 1798 when the wife’s maiden name is given as Keller (Mai1798:Nr19 and maybe 4). 

DoerrFN{Heinrich, elder}: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Derr in 1798 when the wife’s maiden name is given as Keller (Mai1798:Nr44 and maybe 4 and 160?). 

DoerrFN{Adam}:  according to Fraenkisch-Crumbach parish records he had an out-of-wedlock Doerr son by Weber{A.Maria}, daughter of {J.Balthasar} a hunter in the service of General von Betlack (sic) from Erlau , who then married 6 May 1766 Walter {J.Phillip} son of Walther{J.Peter} from Kirchberfort (Mai&Marquardt#752). I found no further report regarding this son.

DoerrFN: also see Doering and Derr.

DoerrenbachGL, Bergzabern Amt, Rheinpfalz: is some 1.5 miles WSW of Bad Bergzabern, and was proven by the GCRA to be home to Fauth children and of the Hey family who went to Bergdorf; see their book for details.  Proven by Curent Renz as home to a Wagenmann family that settled in Hoffnungstal.  Said by the Kassel 1816 census and KS:328 to be homeUC a Ketterling family; but their home was proved by the GCRA to be Oberrotterbach in that Amt.  Said by the 1816 Kassel census (#9) and by KS:469 to be homeUC to the Vogel{Abraham} family; however, the GCRA could not find them in either of the three Dorrenbachs. Proven by the GCRA to be home to Walter{Philipp} and to the Wagenmann/Wagemann and Rotenberger/Rothenberger families all of whom settled in Neudorf.

DoerrheimFN: see Derheim.

Doerrig{Johan}: fromUC Darmstadt [Landgraviate] married Ochsen{A.Cunigunda} 7 June 1766 in Luebeck, but the entry is crossed out (Mai&Marquardt#240).  Not in KS or in any later source.

DoerringFN: see Deiringand Deuring.

DoerrnhofGL, Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter: see Dorrnhof.

Doeschnitz, Sachsen[-Saalfeld Duchy]: is 9 km SW of Saalfeld city and was said by the Straub FSL to be homeUC to a Reichenbach family.

Doester{Martin}: Danish records say he leftUC Wuerttemberg arriving at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in May 1760; he, his wife and 3 children lived in Colony J9 “Molkenberg”,Coldinghuus Amt, leaving in Dec. 1764. They arrived at Kronstadt near St. Petersburg in May 1766 and in Aug. 1766 pledged in writing their intention to settle in Hirschenhof colony in Latvia (EEE p.  383, for more detail see that).

Doetzel{Johannes}: KS125 says he left Camberg near Limburg going to Volmer, no date given.  I did not find him in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Dofen?GS: is the Dauphine region of France.

DohnaGL, Polen: an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Lippert family.  There is a Dohna, Saxony, some 10 miles SE of Dresden

Dohrtmann: go to Dortmann.

Dohs?FN: said by the Dinkel FSL to be fromUC Gaden(?), Holstein.  Later spelled Doos.

DoktorFN: listed by the the 1816 Neudorf census (#21, 22) without origin, but by KS:248 as being fromUC Sessenheim, Hagenau [Oberamt], Elsass. Using FHL#746,033, the GCRA proved their origin in Sessenheim, Bischweiler [Amt], Hagenau [Oberamt], Elsass.  See the GCRA book for a bit more.  Also spelled Dockter.

DollFN:  said by KS:248 to have gone toUC Glueckstal from Nabern, Nuertingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg; the GCRA veriifed the origin but found no evidence of the family in the Glueckstal colonies.  See their book for detail.

Dollheimer{J.Christoph}: see Thalheimer.

DollingerFN:  listed in the Bergdorf 1816 census (KS:662, 248) without origin; said by the Glueckstal 1816 census (KS:673, 248) to be fromUC Birkenfeld, Calw, Wuerttemberg.  The GCRA says there are no Dollinger records in this Birkenfeld, but that Dollinger evidently held a Birkenfelde, Suedpreussen, passport (where he may have taught for a time), and a son’s death record says that the son was born in Markowitz, Krzepien Amt, Suedpreussen, before the family removed to Glueckstal and Bergdorf.  See the GCRA book for more detail.

DolzheimGL: is Dotzheim.

DomFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Genderkingen?.

DomannFN: see Tomann.

Dometri/Demetri{Johann}: KS125 lists him as Dementri.   He married Jacobi{A.Maria} in 1765 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#871).  Not found in any later source.

Domler: see Dumler.

DomrowaGL: may have been the correct name for Dumerof which the GCRA found associated with the Eichelberg family.  This might have been Domrowa Gernicza.  Jerry Frank says there are dozens and dozens of similar place names in Poland.

Domrowa GerniczaGL: was 28 miles N of Krakow.

DommartinGL, Picardie, Frankreich: is some 62 miles N of Paris center, and said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to an Ubre family.  Gary Ubert says that the second of the Houbre men in Dommartin married a Poullet woman in nearby Remiencourt.

DommartinGL, Picardie, Frankreich: is some 62 miles N of Paris center, and said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to an Ubre family.  Gary Ubert says that the second of the Houbre men in Dommartin married a Poullet woman in nearby Remiencourt.

DommeFN: see Thomaa.

Dompert FN: said by KS:248 to have come from Simmozheim, Calw [Amt], Wuerttemberg. Using FHL#1,528,471, they proved this origin.  See the GCRA book for more.

DomrowaGL: the only place of this name that I can find is now Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland, some 38 miles NW of Krakow. Domrowa is thought by the GCRA to be the place called Dumerof in the old records, the probable homeUC to an Eichelberg family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.

DonFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Hitzhofen?, Hanzzoler?.    Pleve thought this might be Dan. I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

DomsGL, Poland: an unidentified place which the GCRA found associated with Ahl and Lippert families in 1798.

DonadFN: see Tonat.

Donau?GL, Hannover: an unidentified place said by the Enders FSL to be homeUC to a Klaudi? family.

Donaueschingen [Amt], Baden: is 35 miles SSE of Freudenstadt city.

DonauwoerthGS: probably a misrendering of the Teutonic Order.

DonnbronnGL, Besigheim [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 8 miles NE of Besigheim city, and the GCRA proved that the Frei family which went to Glueckstal did not come from here.

Donnbronn, Heilbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 3 miles SE of Heilbronn city, and was mistakenly said by KS:268 to be homeUC to the Frei/Frey{Jakob}  family that settled in Kassel.

DonnbronnGL, Untergruppenbach [parish], Heilbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg: proved by the CGRA to be home to Frei{J.Jakob} who went to Glueckstal.  This is the same place as the previous two entries.

DonneFN: the Belowescher Kolonien FSL says that the widow Donne fromUC Hanau (no locality mentioned) married in Oranienbaum, a Hering.

DoosFN: see Dohs.

DopplerFN: said by the Rohleder FSL to be fromUC Muenchen, [Kurbayern].    Spelled both Doppler (Mai1798:Rl18) and Topler (Hr13) in 1798.

Dor? FN: said to be the maiden name of frau Albrecht of Anton (Mai1798:An61).

DorbauFN: said by the Husaren FSL to be fromUC Bouillon, Frankreich.  In 1798 spelled Durbak (Mai1798:Hn2) and Durban (Hn3).

Dordecken(?)GL, Kurpfalz: an unidentified place said by the Dietel FSL to be homeUC to a Keil family.

Dorfern?, Oesterreich: said by the Husaren FSL to be homeUC to a Stein family.  There was a Dorfern 29 miles W of Vienna city centre.

Dorfheim, Bamberg [Bishopric]: an unidentified place said by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to a Lemp family.

DorfweilGL, Nassau-Usingen: is some 5 miles SW of Usingen town, and said by the Bangert FSL to homeUC to a Loob family.

DorheimGL: an unidentified place said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be homeUC to a Bisl/Biehl/Biel/Pihl family.  There are at least two Dorheims in Germany.

DoringFN: this family name was found recorded in 1700s Berstadt parish records; see Flegel trip.

DoringFN: also see Doering. DorloschFN: said by the Balzer FSL to be fromUC Blanenbach.  Spelled Dorlot? and possibly Darlot in 1798 (Mai1798: Br70 and Bz98 respectively).

Dorlosch{Jacob}: KS125 said he went to Balzer; no origin, no date.  I did not find him in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

DorlotFN: see Dorlosch.

Dormitz, Bamberg [Bishopric]: is 23 miles SSE of Bamberg city and was said by the Leitsinger FSL to be homeUC to a Strohbett family and possibly to an Amon family.

DormstadtGL: an unidentified area or state (Darmstadt?), said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL to include the locality of Kriburg and to be homeUC of a Rizon family.

DormannFN said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Hamburg.

DornFN: said by the Kolb FSL to be fromUC Sankt-Thomas, Falkenstein.

DornFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Ganerin? with a widowed Kraft mother-in-law in the household.  In 1798 the maiden name of frau Dorn was given as Kraft (Mai1798:Pl28).

Dorn{Catharina/Katharina E.}: married Guenther{Conrad} in Luebeck 23 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#160 & KS132).  On 9 July 1766 {Catharina} and her Guenter husband arrived in Russia (Kulberg1470). Later in 1766 they left Oranienbaum for the Volga (T5809-5810).  By 7 June 1767 with an infant daughter they had settled at Paulskaya FSL #84, he said to be from Kolba.  Said by the Paulskaya 1798 census to be the maiden name of frau Guenther (Mai1798:Pl15).

Dorn{Juliana Christiana/A. Christina}: married Katzenbach{Johann} in Luebeck 23 June 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#109).  On 8 Aug 1766 {Johann & Christina} with one son arrived in Russia, he said to be from Hessen (Kulberg3943).  Later in 1766 {Johannes & A.Christina} with the son took transport in Oranienbaum for the Volga, but the wife died enroute (T5067-5069).  By 3 Aug 1767 {Johan}, said to be from Rausenberg, with new wife {Margaretha} had settled at Paulskaya FSL #164 when the lad previously said to be a “son” was revealed to be step-son Schmidt{Christian} at #164a, which indicates that the “Dorn” wife had either been a Schmidt widow, or had been a 2nd wife following an earlier Schmidt wife …

Dorn{Friederica}: from Darmstadt married Mersch{J.Christoph} 23 April 1766 in Friedberg (Mai&Marquardt#336).  Not found in any later source.

DornburgGL, Mecklenburg: an unidentified place said by the Bauer FSL to be homeUC to a Stieben family.

Dorn-DuerkheimGL: a woman from here married a Reichel man; the couple settled in Bauer (Mai&Marquardt#1246).

Dorn DuerkheimGL, Hessen Darmstadt: now in Rhineland-Palatinate.  Also see Dirkheim and Duerkheim.

DornetzFN: see Dornus.

Dornhan, Horb[Amt], Wuerttembeg: is some 10 miles SW of Horb-am-Neckar, and proven by GCRA to be home to the Eisenbeiss family that went to Glueckstal.  Mistakenly said by the 1816 Kassel census (#88) to be homeUC to the Lang{Christoph} family.  See the GCRA book for more details.

DornhanGL, Sulz Oberamt, Wuerttemberg: is 5 miles WSW of Sulz-am-Neckar, Baden-Wuerttemberg, and was home to an Eisenbeiss family that settled in Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia.

Dornhecker{Johannes}: KS125 said he leftUC Altenmittlau near Gelnhausen for Russia.  I did not find him in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Dornhof FN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Oelsberg?, [Kur-]Trier.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses. 

Dornhof{Adam}: Kulberg5469 says he arrived at Oranienbaum in 1766.  A probable Zug first settler said by Recruiter Beauregard’s 1768 list (Lk87) and by Kulberg4098 to have been fromUC Herforst?, [Kur-]Trier.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Zg5 and Om2.

DornusFN: said by the Volmer FSL to be fromUC Alzey, Kurpfalz.  Later spelled Dornetz.

Dorr FN: see Derr.

DorrnhofGL, Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter: Doerrnhof is some 2 miles W of Gersfeld and was the birthplace of some of the children of the Zitzmann colonist who went to Frank.

Dorsch/DroschFN{J.Nicholaus}: was born in Breitenbrunn, married 30 June  1766 in Buedingen to Eichmann {A.Margaretha} (Mai&Marquardt#723), who when widowed remarried a Gross – three Dorsch were still living in Schwab in 1798 (Sb44, 30 and 17) [Gieg1].  KS125 & 126 say Breitenbrunn was near Erbach.  They arrived in Russia 15 Sept 1766, he said to be from Erbach (Kulberg6084).  Not in T.  Before 12 Sept 1767 they with an infant son had settled at Schwab FSL #36, he said to be from Breitenburg.  In 1798 she, widowed and remarried, was living In Schwab (Mai1798:Sb30.

Dorsch FN: also see Drosch.

Dorschau, Batschka, Ungarn: aka Torschau, Torza, and now, Savino Salo, is 22 miles NW of Novi Sad, Serbia, and the 1816 Neudorf census (#14) said the Maurer who settled in Neudorf settledUC in this place for a time before moving on to Neudorf.

Dorschheim, Ansbach [Margraviate]: an unidentified place said by the Dehler FSL to be homeUC to a Graf{Johannes} family.

Dortelweil?, [Hanau County]: is 14 km NW of Hanau city and was said to have been homeUC to Jung{Christoph} (Lk96).

DortmanFN: see Dortmann.

DortmannFN{Johannes}:

Dortmann/Dohrtmann{E.Barbara}: godmother at the 13 July 1766 Luebeck baptism of Guenther{M.Margaretha Barbara} daughter of {Johannes} (Mai&Marquardt#1307).  {Elisabeth} arrived in Russia 12 September with husband {Johannes} and 3 children (Kulberg5363).

Dortmann/Dohrtmann/Dortman{Johannes/Johann}: godfather at the 13 July 1766 Luebeck baptism of Guenther{M.Margaretha Barbara} daughter of {Johannes} (Mai&Marquardt#1307).  Said to be from [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Darmstadt], Dortmann{Johann} arrived in Russia 12 September with wife {Elisabeth} and 3 children (Kulberg5363).  Later in 1766 they took transport in Oranienbaum for the Volga (T1050-1054).  By 3 Aug 1767 they had arrived at Paulskaya FSL #102, he said to be fromUC Darmstadt (no locality mentioned)  In 1798 the family name was spelled Dortman (Mai1798:Nb24,Pl27).

DortmundGS: was an independent city state (called a free imperial city) from 1220 to 1803.

Dorup, Daenemark [Kingdom]: is 7 miles SW of Arhus city, and said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be homeUC to the Mertz? family.

DorzweilerFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Windheim, Franken.

DossierFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Obraurangel, Luxembourg [Duchy].  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

DotzFN: frau Dotz was said by the Enders FSL to be fromUC Lissenburg?, Frankreich.

DotzFN: said by the Enders FSL to be fromUC Stockholm, Schweden. The family name in 1798 was spelled Totz (Mai1798:En22).

Dotz? FN: said by the Fischer FSL to be fromUC Wiesepans?, Nassau. I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.

Dotz FN: said by the Schwed FSL to be fromUC Freigomn?, Schweden and to be an orphan boy in the Luedander? household.   May have been spelled Duspe in 1797 and 1798 (Mai1708:Mv2806, Rw11)?

Dotzert/Dozert{Andreas}: on 14 April 1766 in Buedingen he married Traut{A.Margaretha}, both bride and groom said to be fromUC Stockhausen in Reidesel (Mai&Marquardt#528).  KS161 said this was near Wetzlar while KS125 said she was a D(T)rraut and the ;place  was near Giessen.  On 4 July 1766 this couple along with her mother {Maria}, arrived in Russia, he said to be fromUC Riedesel (Kulberg1898).  Not found in T.  By 20 June 1767 this couple, along with her Baer mother {A.Maria}, had settled at  Dobrinka FSL #86 &86a, which said he was fromUC Schoenhausen? in Reidesel.  Stockhausen was in Riedesel.

Dotzheim, Nassau[-Usingen Principality]: was just W of Wiesbaden city (now is a western section of that city) and was said by the Straub FSL to be homeUC to a Wintermeier family. 

DousetFN: said by the Franzosen FSL to be fromUC Frankreich (no locality mentioned).  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Dozert?FN: see Dotzert.

Drache{name not recorded}: according to Anhalt-Dessau archives following the death of her Meyer/Mayer husband, with her daughter Meyer/Mayer{Eva} she moved from Halle to Raguhn to work for her brother who was a miller here; no longer to get along with her brother and sister-in-law and being poor, she went to Russia with her daughter (Mai&Marquardt#1123).  She may have been the widow Meier{Anna} said to be from Dessau who arrived alone in Russia on 8 Aug 1766 (Kulberg4403).

Drache{J.Adam}: according to Anhalt-Dessau archives says this miller purchased the house of Opitz{Gottlieb} before the latter left for Russia (Mai&Marquardt#1127).

Drant, see Blank.  This is from KS125 … I have no idea to what either name refers.

Drauth{no given name}:KS125 says this person left Dauernheim near Buedingen

DrechselerFN:  see Dreschsler.

DrechslerFN: said by the Lauwe FSL to be fromUC Anhalt-Bernburg (no locality mentioned).  In 1798 the family name was given as Drexler and the wife’s maiden name was given as Haupt (Mai1798:Lw38).

Dreher/Dreyer/DrehrFN{Johannes}; Danish records said this Lutheran leftUC Wembach, Lichtenberg Amt, Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate arriving at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in Sept. 1760; he, his Catholic wife, and their 4 children first lived in Colony J6 “Julianaheede”, Silkeborg Amt and later in Colony J5 ‘Christiansheede”, Silkeborg Amt which they left in Jan. 1765.  Their son {Nicolaus} is recorded in the Beideck 1775 census #29 (EEE p.383, for more detail see that).

DreherFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Strabing.

DreherFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Luxembourg.  This family name was later seems to have been spelled Hieronymus (Mai1798:Mt39).  Darrell Burghardt says he found the birth of the son {Franz Jacob}, family name spelled Gironimi, in Saarburg, [Kurtrier] records.

DreherFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be step-children in the Wendemann household.  Spelled Dreher (Mai1798:Om31, 53) and Trerin (Om45) in 1798.

DreherFN:  said by the Reinhard FSL to be fromUC Insterburg, Preussen.  I could not find this family in Mai1798.

DreherFN: the wife was said by the Reinhard FSL to be fromUC Gratma.

DreherFN: said by the Volmer FSL to be fromUC Ulm.

Dreher{Andreas}: see Freer{Andreas}.

DreieichGL, Hessen: is immediately to the S of Frankfurt-am-Main and some 5 miles SW of Offenbach city.

Dreieichenhain, Isenburg-Birstein County: Philippseich once the seat of Isenburg-Philippseich County [which by the 1760s had been subsumed by Isenburg-Birstein} apparently no longer exists except for its schloss about 1 km outside Dreieichenhain.which is just on the eastern outskirts of Dreieich, Hesse, some 6 miles SW of Offenbach-am-Main.  Said by KS:118 to be homeUC to Appel{J.Caspar} --  no date or action provided and not identified in any FSL. Also see Hayn.

DreieicherhaynGL, [Isenburg-Birstein County]: [aka Dreieich] said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to a Weissbinder man who went to Grimm; Stumpp says Dreieicherhayn was near Offenbach, Hessen (Mai&Marquardt#657).  This place surely is the previous entry.

Dreihof(?)GL: an unidentified place said by the Holstein FSL to be homeUC to a Winick/Winicke/Winik family.

DreilingFN: see Derillion and Treuling.

DreiseFN: said by the Stephan FSL to be fromUC Frankfurt-am-Main [Imperial City].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sp30.

DreispitzVV: (aka Verkhnaya Dobrinka and Werchnaja Dobrinka) is a Lutheran German village founded in 1766 on the western side of the Volga.  Its  FSL is now published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.I, pp. 371-379.  According to this, the first settlers were from the following places {italics indicate information from the Kuhlberg list} with the family names shown here in parens.   Other spellings of family names, usually from later sources are in square brackets.  Verified origin information is in red.  It is probably worth noting that the clerk who wrote this list fairly consistently rendered Wuerttemberg as Wittenberg.  The number with the family name is their FSL household number:

from Barth?, Schwedisch Pommern: (Schulz11);

from Bogart?, Hockler?: (Ginzer13);

from Breslau, Schlesien: (Schmidt27);

from Ebersbach, Wittenberg: (Feidel[Feil]4);

from Erfurt, Thueringen: (Lieders?8);

from Fluege?, Kurpfalz: (Schreuk?[Schreiock]2);

from Foffelhof?, Wittenberg: (Meier[Maier]14);

from Franzburg, Schwedisch Pommern: (Otto1);

from Gelnhausen, Isenburg: (Hessel28);

from Graben, Durlach: (Klein17);

from Haefnerhaslach, , Wittenberg: (Volert10, Volert[Volet]6);

from Haefnerhaslach, Ginlingen Amt, Wuerttemberg: (Vol(l)ert/Wohlert, Wollert{J.Michel}10);

from Hefnerhessel, Wittenberg: (Wolet?[Volet]20);

from Kritz?, Dadriof?: (Heit?[Heidt]21);

from Magdeburg, Brandenburg: (Walwetz?26);

from Mainzrecht?, Gommern?: (Stengle[Steinle]3);

from Mark?, Holstein: (Peterson23);

from Mittelsbach, Thueringen: (Mueller24);

from Mitz?, Wittenberg: (Siewert[Siegward]12);

from Naumburg, Kursachsen: (Braunhardt?32);

from Neira?, Gommern?: (Stengle[Steinle/Steinlein]9);

from Pfaffenhofen, Wuerttemberg: (Meier25);

from Potsdam, Brandenburg: (Ebermann?7);

from Rabin?, Darmstadt: (Mueller31);

from Sarmi?, Schweden: (Londerin?[Lungerin]19);

from Schulzendorf?, Renberun?: (Hefele[Heffele]22);

from Seifhennersdorf, Sachsen: (Wilhelm15);

from Sulzfeld, Hellborn: (Beisser?[Beisel]5);

from Sulzfeld, Oesterreich: (Beisel?[Beisler]18);

from Uschatsch, Polen: (Sokolowski[Sokolowsky]16);

from Weizwanal?, Isenburg: (Diel[Thiel]29);

from Witt?, Sipachisch?: (Rupp30).

Dreith?FN: said by the 1798 Balzer census to be possibly the maiden name of frau Raab of Balzer (Mai1798:Bz79).  May be Trait?

DreitzFN: see Treitz.

Drekoph/Drehkopf{Christian}: according to the abstract of  Anhalt-Dessau archival records done by Dr. Waeschke this man was a sometime inn keeper who was born in Lennewitz and left with his wife and  3 children from Diesdorf, Anhalt-Dessau [Principality].  KS125 spelled it Drehkoph.  Not found in any later source.

DremetFN: see Drimet and Dritmet.

DreschendorfGL, Bamberg [Bishopric]: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be home to a Dietrich family.  This probably is Dreuschendorf.

Drescher, SteveRN confirmed the origins of the Rothammel Appelhanz family.

DreschslerFN: Herr Dreschsler was said by the Koehler FSL to be fromUC Dreschsler, and his frau’s maiden name was given as Wilhelmi (no origin given).    The family name was spelled Drechseler in 1798 (Mai1798:Mv1328/Kl24).

DresdenGL, [Kursachsen]: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be homeUC to a Sander family.  : Said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to Eilau? and Emrich? families.  Said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Brock family.  This surely is the same place as the following entry.  Said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Doering family.  Same place as the next entry.

DresdenGL, [Kur-]Sachsen:, is 231 miles ENE of Frankfurt-am-Main.  Said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Stein family.  Said by the Dinkel FSL to be homeUC to a Hemerling? family.  Said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Heinze family.  Said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to Sachse and Weber families.  Said by Kuhlberg to be home to the following families: Broesse/Breuse14, Erdmann28, Hopp22, Litke61, Melling61 & 60, Rady51, Schmidt51 and  Stenzel57. Said by the Jost FSL to be homeUC to Krausewald and possibly Berker families.  Said by the Merkel FSL to be homeUC to a Margheim family.  Said  by the Schaefer FSL to be homeUC to the Krisnel family.  Said by the Schuck FSL to be homeUC to Bettinger, Gerhardt/Erhardt?, and possibly Martin families.  Said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to a Hanisch family.   Said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Dening family.

DresenitzFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Frankfurt-am-Main.

Dresler{Henrich}: married Maurer{Johanna} 15 July 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#210).  Not found in any later source.

DresnerFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Hakatz(?).

DresserFN: said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be fromUC Arnstein. 

Dresser?FN: said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be fromUC Hanau no locality mentioned.  Later spelled Dieser (Mai1798:Pf68).

Drueckhammer{Jochim}: was a godparent at the 12 June 1766 Luebeck baptism of a son of  Jonsen{Matthius} and his Wieber wife (Mai&Marquardt#1356).  Not found in any later source.

Dreuschendorf, Bamberg [Bishopric]: is some 10 miles SE of Bamberg city, said by the Hoelzel FSL to be homeUC to a Roppelt/Ruppelt/Rumpelt/Rumpel/Ropolt? family.

DreuschendorfGL, Bamberg [Bishopric]: also see Dreschendorf.

DreuthFN{Barbara E.}: said by the Buedingen ML to be fromUC Taurenheim married  17 April 1766 Blanck{J.Peter} from Erbach [County] (Mai&Marquardt#547).  On 13 Sept 1766 {J.Peter & Julianna} arrived in Russia, he  said to be from Erbach [County] (Kulberg5231).  Not found in T.  By 1767 the husband may have been in the Belowescher Kolonien with another wife.

DrewalskiFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Polen.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

DrexlerFN: see Drechsler.

Drez FN: see Tress.

DrezinFN: said by the 1798 census FSL to be the maiden name of frau Schulz of Urbach (Mai1798:Rh22).

Drien?, [Kur-]Trier: an unidentified place said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be homeUC to a Thueringer family and possibly to their Wendler/Wendeler step-children.

DrieserFN: see Dieser .

DriessFN: said by the Seewald FSL (#38) to be from Leistadt, Leiningen [County]. Darrell Brungardt found the birth and marriage records in Pfeffingen (Ungstein), Pfalz, proving this man was from Leistadt which was then ruled by the Leiningen Counts from their castle in Neuleiningen which was N of Leistadt.  For a some what different version of this go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/d/driess_sewald.cfm.

Drimet/Dremet/Deinert/Diemar(???){F.Wilhelm}: married  Braeutigam{Magdalena Margaretha} in Rosslau on 24 September 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#880).  KS124 has Deinert.  KS125 has Dremet. Not found in Kulberg, T, any published FSL, or Mai1798.  Except perhaps, one Diemar{Wilhelm} who arrived unmarried in Russia on 12 Sept. 1766 said to be from Darmstadt (Kulberg4459), and then took transport alone from Oranienbaum to the Volga in 1766 (T5136).

DrinakFN: see Trinak.

DrosFN: see Dross.

DroschFN {J.Nicolaus}: he married in 1766 in Buedingen Eichmann{A.Margaretha} which record said they both were from Breitenbrun (Mai&Marquardt#723).  KS125 said this was near Erbach.  The Schwab FSL (#36) said he was fromUC Breitenburg[sic]; instead see Breitenbronn, Breuberg Condominimum.  Spelled Dorsch in 1798 (Mai1798:Sb30 and 44).

DrossFN: said by the Doenhof FSL to be fromUC Darmstadt (no locality mentioned).  Later spelled Dros.

DrottFN: this family name was found recorded in Schlitz marriage records 1762-1767; see Flegel trip.

DrraDruja?, Polen: an unidentified place said by the Husaren FSL to be homeUC to a Sawizki family.

Drulingen Amt, Elsass: was an administrative center some 11 miles NW of Zabern.

Dse(?):an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Viehrat family.

D(T)rraut: see Traut.

DubachFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Potsdam, [Kurbrandenburg].  I could not find them in Mai1798.

Dubhorn FN: said by the Straub FSL to be fromUC Kusel, [Pfalz-]Zweibruecken [Duchy].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sr25.

DuboisFN: said by the Franzosen FSL to be fromUC Paris, Frankreich.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

DuboisFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Berlin, Brandenburg.

DuboisFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Enghien, Braband, Frankreich with a Fendel wife fromUC Leuven.

DuboisFN of Berlin’s wife is said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Schoenebeck, Magdeburg.

DubowoiVV: an alternate spelling of MarientalVV.

DubsFN: said by the 1798 Anton census to be the maiden name of frau Ewig{Michael}  (Mai1798:An41).

Dubs/DupsFN{Carl}: said by the Reinwald FSL #36 to be fromUC  Heilbronn [Imperial City]  (no locality mentioned).    For 1798 see Mai1798:Rw32.  He may have been a son of {Friedrich}who arrived in Schleswig, Schleswig Royal Duchy fromUC Adelshofen [which was 23 km W of Heibronn city centre], Herrschaft von Graf von Neipperg Ritterlicher Kanon Kraichgau, Schwaebischer Ritterkreis in June 1762 with wife and 3 children; they were last recorded at #34 Colony G18 “Neuboerm”, Amt Gottorf (EEE p.385 (see this for more detail).

DubsFN{Regina Christina}: said by the 1798 Reinwald census to be the maiden name of frau Zittel{Jakob}, she being the daughter of {Carl} (Mai1798:Rw32).

Dubs{Johannes} FN: son of {Carl} in the Reinwald FSL #36; for 1798 see Mai1798:Rm9.

Dubs{Johannes} FN: his wife was said by the 1798 Rosenheim census (Rm9) to be a Ravensberg.

DuchschererFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be step-children in the Fuchs household.  Spelled Tuchscherer in 1798 (Mai1798:Om11).

Dudeldorf?GL, Kurtrier: Dudeldorf is some 15 miles N of Trier city and said by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to a Herz family.

Dudenhoeefer{Andreas}:  was a god-parent at the baptism of  Becker{Johann } son  in Friedberg 16 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1364).  No later record found.

Dudenrod, Isenburg-Buedingen County: is in Wolf parish 2.5 km N of Buedingen city.   Dr. Ruth Schultz proved that the parents of the Greiss woman who married a Gruen in Wolf came from here (Norka first settlers).

DuderstadtGL, Sachsen: is some 14 miles E of Goettingen, Lower Saxony, and said by the Kolb FSL to be homeUC to a Schielrew? family.

DueckFN: said by the Orloff FSL to be fromUC Berwald.

DueckFN: said by the Rosenort FSL to be fromUC Schoenau, Marienburg Amt.

DuebenGL, [Kursachsen]:  is some 18 miles NE of Leipzig city, now called Bad Dueben. Said by the Jost FSL to be homeUC to a Jost family.  Said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Kraemer family. Kuhlberg said this was in the state of Sachsen.

DuedelsheimGL, Isenburg-Buedingen [County]: is 4 miles W of Buedingen, Hesse, and is said the Balzer FSL to be the home of Bender, Claus/Klaus, Eurich, Eurich/Eyring, Fech/Fecht, Jaeckel/Jakel, Kling/Klinck, Magel, Raab, and Weisheim/Weissheim families.  Also, proven by Bonner, as home to the Kleinfelder and Scheit families, and to Schneider{Heinrich} and his Ruehl/Kuhl wife, as well as to the Schwartz wife of a Weisheim man, all of whom settled in Balzer.  Said by KS125 to be home to Dippel{J.Heinrch} who settled in the Belowescher Kolonien.  Home of the earliest known ancestor of the Diehl woman who married a Shaeffer and went to Frank.  Bonner proved that both a Klaus/Claus man and a Knaus woman were baptized here, and that thes Claus wife were baptized and married here, all later going to Moor(?).  Wagner1 found records here for the following Balzer first settlers: Bender{J.Jost}, Claus{J.Stephen}, Eurich{J.Adam}, Eurich/Eyring{Lorenz}, Fech/Fecht{Adam H}, Jeckel/Jakel/Jaekel{J.Heinrich}, Kleinfelder{J.Heinrich}, Klink/Kling{Andreas}, Magel{J.Henrich}, Raab{J.Henrich},  Scheid/Scheidt{J.Henrich & J.Philipp}, Schneider{J.Henrich}, Weissheim{J.Conrad, J.Henrich, Johannes, & M.Sophia/Sophie Maria}; and for the following Moor first settlers: Claus{J.Peter}, Scheid/Scheidt{J.Adam}; and for the following Messer first settler: Ochsenhirt{H.Jacob}. 

Duehrwald{Elisabeth}: god-parent at the baptism in Luebeck 20 June 1766 of a daughter of Schiefler{Borchert} and his Kraemer wife {M.Catharina}  (Mai&Marquardt#1302).  No later info.

Duemler{Eva Cath.}: daughter of  the late {{Joh.} of Gleiszenberg near Burghaslach, Anspach married  Schulz{Joh.} 2 June 1766 in Woehrd (Mai&Marquart#820).  Not in KS.  Not identified in any later source.

DuenburgGS?: evidently was a small state or region up against the Dutch border.  The current town is some 10 miles E of Emmen, Holland.

DuengenGL: see Thuengen.

DuenkelsbuehlGL: more often  spelled Dinkelsbuehl, is some 19 miles SW of Ansbach, Bavaria, and is said by the Woehrd ML to be near Wittelshofen (Mai&Marquardt#787).  Said by a Woehrd ML to be homeUC to a Trap man who in 1766 married a Lenszner woman ofUC Schluesselfeld in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#792).  Go to Dinkelsbuehl.

DuerbigFN: this family name was found recorded in Winterhausen marriage records 1760-1769; see Flegel trip.

Duerkheim, Hessen-Darmstadt: is Dorn Duerkheim, now in Rhineland-Palatinate, some 18 miles WSW of Darmstadt city, and said by the Kolb FSL to be homeUC to a Walter family.

DuerkheimGL, [Neu-]Leiningen[-Westerburg County]: is 22 km NW of Runkel town and was said by the Kratzke FSL to be homeUC to a Gross family. 

DuerkheimGL:  see Bad Duerkheim [Leiningen County].                           

DuerrFN: this family name was found recorded in Winterhausen marriage records 1760-1769; see Flegel trip.

Duerrbach, [Kur-]Sachsen: is 24 km NE of Bautzen city and was said by the Straub FSL to be homeUC to a Regier family.

DuerrenmettstettenGL, Sulz [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 4 miles NW of Sulz-am-Neckar and is believed by the GCRA to be homeUC to the Stein family that went to Bergdorf.

DuerrmenzGL, Vaihingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 4.5 miles E of Vaihingen-an-der-Enz, and was proven by GCRA to be home to the Pfitzer and Roesler families that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.

DuerrmenzGL, Maulbronn Oberamt, Wuerttemberg: is some 4 miles W of Vaihingen-an-der-Enz, Baden-Wuerttemberg, and was home to a Pfitzer family that settled in Hoffnungstal leaving home in 1805.

Duerrweiler: now spelled Durrweiler.

DuflothFN: see Tuflot.

DukertFN: see Duvivier.

Dull FN: see Thul.

DulsonFN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Bommersheim, Mainz.

DumerofGL, Poland: a place the GCRA found associated with the Eichelberg family.  This may have been Dabrowa Tarnowska or perhaps Domrowa Gernicza.

Dumler/Domler/TumlerFN{Georg}: Danish records say this Lutheran from Wuerttemberg arrived at Schleswig city, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1761; he and his wife, Schmied{A.Catharina Barbara} lived at #4 in Colony G19 “Koenigsanbau”, Flensburg Amt, leaving in April 1765 (EEE p.381, for more detail see that).  Dona Reeves-Marquardt found the record for the baptism of  Herr Dumbler in the Lutheran Church records in Leonbronn, OberAmt Brackenheim, Wuerttemberg;  later he settled his family for a time in Denmark ( proven by Gerhard Lang) on their way to Grimm where they arrived before 1775 and were included in the 1775 Grimm census (household 51) there with the family name spelled Tumler.   For more detail go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/d/dumler_grimm.cfm.

Dumler/Domler/TumlerFN{J.Philipp}: Danish records say this Lutheran fromUC Wuerttemberg arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1761; he, his wife and daughter, lived at #1 in Colony F8 “Christianscheide”, Flensburg Amt, leaving in April 1765 (EEE pp.381-382, for more detail see that).  They are listed in the Grimm 1775 Census #29.

DummFN: see Dim.

DumontFN: see Timant.

DunkelspuehlGL, Schwaben: an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Seibert family.  This probably is Dinkelsbuehl, Bavaria, some 41 miles SW of Nuernberg.

Dunnigen?, [Rottweil Imperial City?]: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to a Lang family.  The onlyDunnigen I can find was in lands held by Rottweil Imperial City.

DupperFN: said by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:676, 678) to be from Entringen, Tuebingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  Using FHL(1,475,173), the GCRA verified this origin. See the GCRA book for more details.

Dups: go to Dubs.

DuquesneFN: see Duquesne.

DurbakFN: see Dorbau.

DurbanFN: see Dorbau.

Durlach, Zgiers Kreis, South Prussia: aka Schoeneich, an unidentified place that must have been just N of Lodz, Poland.  The GCRA found it associated with the Huff family 1801-1803.

DurlachGS: (the short name for the Baden-Durlach Margraviate). The following references indicate no localities.  Said by the Enders FSL to be homeUC to a frau Belzig?, and to a frau Kifler?.  Said by the Grimm FSL to be homeUC (no locality mentioned) to a Seifert family.  Said by Kulberg188.2 to be homeUC to Ruthweiler{Jacob+wife+son}.  Said by the Messer FSL to be homeUC to a Dinkelacker family and to frau Hammel.  Said by the Reinwald FSL to be homeUC to Gornus, frau Ruppel{Philipp}, Wittmann{Wendell}, Zittel{Karl}, {Jakob} families, and perhaps Klinge/Klinger and Staufer families.  Said  by the Schaefer FSL to be homeUC to the Mueller{Friedrich} family.

DurrweilerGL, Freudenstadt [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 7 miles NE of Freudentstadt town, and proven by the GCRA to be home to the Weinmann family that went to South Russia; see their book for detail.  Also was proven by the GCRA to be home to the Kirschmann/Kirschenmann and Morlock families that settled in Neudorf.

Duspe FN: see Dotz.

Dutch RepublicGS: see United Netherlands.

DuttFN: see Tutt.

Duve{Hinrich}: fromUC Wannckenheim married the widow Rellings{Magdalena E.} in Luebeck 8 July 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#216).  Not found in KS or any later scource.

DuvivierFN: said by the Franzosen FSL to be fromUC Rue, FrankreichThe 1834 census said the Dukert family had moved away to Husaren.  For Dukert in 1798 see (Mai1798:Sm33?, Sd12?).

DuxbergFN{Caspar Wilhelm}: said by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Schwelm, Brandenburg.  This is now  Schwelm, Westfalen, which using parish records, David F. Schmidt proved this man’s birthplace.

 

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