German origins Project

Legend:   

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.


Fo-Fzz                  last last updated January 2014

FochlingerFN: listed by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#42) and KS:265 without origin. Using FHL#1,348,722, the GCRA proved their origin in Birkenau, Weinheim [Amt], [Heppenheim Kreis], Hesse.  See the GCRA book for more.   Also spelled Fechlinger and Voellinger.

Focht/Voight/Voigt/VogtFN {Michael}: Lutheran, fromUC Leutershausen, in the Barony consisting of lands assigned to the Noble Count von Wiser, in Kurpfalz, arrived at Fridericia, Juetland in Dec 1760.  In Dec 1764 with wife (Reformed) and 3 children, he applied for permission to leave Denmark (EEE pp. 630-631).  By January 1767 they had settled in Anton FSL #13 which said he was fromUC Heidelberg Oberamt, Kurpfalz.   Spelled Vogt in 1798; see Mai1798:An3, Kk32, Lw34, and St25.

Focht/VogtFN{Sebastian}: a single man said by the Anton FSL to be fromUC Heidelberg Oberamt, Kurpfalz.   Spelled Vogt in 1798 see Mai1798:An13.

FochtFN{Simon}: said by the Messer FSL (#14) to be fromUC Brandenburg (no locality mentioned).

FochtFN: the Walter FSL does not give a place of origin for this man.  The Walter Research Group has identified the family name as Vogt.

Focht{Joseph}: KS:82 and 128 say this Catholic man fromUC Renischenz(spelling?) in 1764 and later was sent on to the Saratov area as part of  the group of colonists transported under the command of  Captain Paykul and Cornet Rehbinder.  I have not found them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

FoellerFN: see Veller and Gramm.

Foelzing/Voeltzing{J.Jakob}: KS128 says he was from UC Kestrich near Alsfeld now in Hesse.  I did not find him in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

FoerdererFN:  the GCRA found that this family spent time in Glueckstal and proved their origin in Oestringen, Bruchsal [Amt], Baden, using FHL 1,051,489.  Frau Foerderer was a Vogelhuber.   See the GCRA book for more.

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

Foerst{J.David}: from UC Erlang and son of the late {Jacob} of Wilzburg, he married Wieg{Helene K.} on 30 April 1766 in Woehrd (Mai&Marquardt#789).  KS128 has Erlangen.  I did not find them in any later source.

FoersterFN: she is said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to have married Bormann in Oranienbaum, but no origin is given for her.

FoersterFN: said by the Merkel FSL to be fromUC Galborsht(?), Prussia.

FoersterFN: said by the 1798 Norka census to be the maiden name of the wife of Bach (Mai1798:Nr62).

Foerster{Charlotta A.M.}: married Kiesling{J.Sigmund} in Rosslau 4 April 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#887).  I did not find them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

FoersterFN: also see Forster.

Foffelhof?GL,  Wittenberg: said by the Dreispitz FSL to be homeUC to a Meier family.  This surely is Pfaffenhofen, Wuerttemberg.

FogalFN:  the Walter Research Group has confirmed in local parish records that this Vogel family, listed in the Walter FSL as Fogal, came from Gelnhaar, Isenburg (now Hessen).

FogelFN: a variant of Vogel.

FogelsangGL, Marienburg Amt: said by the Orloff  FSL to be homeUC to a Wiensz{Wilhelm} family.  Probably better spelled Vogelsang, which is now Bronislawie, Poland, and was some 4 miles NW of Tiegendorff city.

Fohr{J.Hermann}: fromUC Ober-Bereitenbach near Alsfeld now in Hesse he married on 19 June 1766 in Buedingen, Guenter{Eliesabetha} (Mai&Marquardt#703).  KS128 had {Johan}, Ober-Breidenbach near Alsfeld, and {Elisabeth}. Not found in any later source.

Fokht/VogtFN: said by the Merkel FSL to be fromUC Hamburg.

FolbertFN: was said to be the maiden name of the wife in the original Strack couple of Zuerich (Zr31).

Folgard/Foltart {Johannes+w+1c}: said by Kulberg121 to be  fromUC Gruenberg.  Not found in T.  Spelled Foltart and said by the Katharinenstadt FSL (#90) to be fromUC Gruenberg.  Possible children are in different colonies in 1798.  Bill Pickenhaupt says he found this man’s origin.

FolkFN: said by the Walter FSL to be fromUC Klinen, Kurpfalz.  The Walter Research Project has identified this as a Volk family from Klingen, Rhineland-Palatinate.

Folkakh/Volkach?GL: an unidentified place said by the Leichtling FSL to be homeUC to a Bernhard family.  It might be Volkach, Bavaria, some 13 miles ENE of Wuerzburg.

FolmarVV: another spelling for VolmerVV.

FolmerVV: another spelling for VolmerVV.

FolnisFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be an orphan boy in a Schmidt (fromUC Grossen Buseck) household.  I could not find Folnis in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Folop?FN: said by the Keller FSL to be fromUC Konz, Kurtrier.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

FoltartFN: see Folgart. 

FoltzFN: see Vajas.

Fond 283, file 42: About the dispatch of foreigners, as they desire, to Saratov for settlement under the escort of Sargeant Maklakov, and payment of cash loans to them here, Nol. 25,684 as published by the ASHGR, Lincoln, 1996.  Page numbers given refer to pages in the AHSGR publication.  A collection of archival documents, mostly dated in 1765, prepared in St. Petersburg by a variety of Russian officials.

Fonnershain?[sic]: said by Recruiter Beauregard’s 1768 list (Lk146)  to have been homeUC to Schmidt{Nicolaus} [a probable first settlers in Zuerich].  The translators of the Russian in this list were guessing as to the name of the locality, i.e. Fonnershain,  Indeed, I could find no such place name; this might well have been Volkersheim.  Kuhlberg said he came from Hessen.

FoosFN{A.Margeretha}: said by the Dietel FSL (#19a) to be the orphan of Foos{Jacob} living in the W.Brachbacher household.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Mr11.  Probably the same origin as the next entry.

FoosFN{Johann}: said by the Dietel FSL (#29) to be fromUC Heimkehr(?), Hessen.  Dona Reeves-Marquardt has found the Foos birth records in Heimkirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate, confirmed by Brent Mai.  For 1790, 1795, and 1798 see :Mv396, Mv422, Dt4, 44, Hs26, Mr12.

FoosFN: Using LDS Film 193884  containing the records of Heimkirchen for the first half of the 18th century when that place was under the jurisdiction of the country of Kurpfalz (now Rheinpfalz), Dona Reeves-Marquardt proved the origins of the Foos family of Dietel.  In 1720 {J.Jacob} son of Fusz{Wilhelm and Elisabetha} was baptized.  In 1749 he married Hohenberger{Catharina E.} fromUC Niederkirchen. For more detail including a transcription of the parish book itself go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/f/foos.cfm.  This couple arrived in Russia at Oranienbaum in 1766 with six of their children.  By 1767 the parents had died while 5 of their children arrived in Dietel (FSL#19a and 29).  For family members in 1798 see Mai1798:Dt 4 and 44, Mv396 and 422, Hs26 and Mr11 and 12.

FoosFN{Johann}: said by the Dobrinka FSL to be fromUC Ambap(?), Wittenberg.  Later spelled Foss (Mai1798:Db15).

FoosFN: also see Fouche.

Forbach/Vorbach: interfiled in the following

Forbach {Anna}: a single woman who arrived in Russia 8 August 1766 said  to be from Hanau [County] (Kuhlberg3254).

Forbach?/VorbachFN{Friedrich}: said by Kuhlberg5002? and  the Kutter FSL #29  to be fromUC Hanau [County].

Vorbach{Peter}: fromUC Litzel, Biber [Barony?] his daughter (name not recorded) was baptized in Friedberg 27 June 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1365).  Not found in any later source,

Forbach [Kreis]GL, Elsass-Lothringen: is 4.5 miles SW of Saarbruecken city, and was a District administrative center.

Forchheim, Bamberg [Bishopric]: is some 3 miles NE of Dobenreuth town and 14 miles SSE of Bamberg city, and said by the Dehler FSL to be homeUC to a Betz family.

ForchtenbergGL, Oehringen Oberamt, Wuerttemberg: is 6 miles NNE of Oehringen city, and has been proven by the GCRA, using FHL(1,340,210), to be the place Braun left in 1821 to go to Bergdorf, and to be the place Romig left to go to Glueckstal.  They also proved that the Braun family had been in Grauben, Karlsruhe [Amt], Wuerttemberg in 1812 using FHL(1,238,310). According to the GCRA this is a possible birthplace for the Lechner children who went to Glueckstal.  See their book for more detail.

ForchtenbergGL, Oehringen parish, Wuerttemberg: is some 6 miles NNE of Oehringen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, and was home to a Hammel family that settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa.

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

ForschauerFN{Eberhard}: said to be fromUC Aslar, Braunfels, married Frick{M.Sophia} in Friedberg17 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#348).  Said by the Kukkus FSL (#47) to be fromUC Asslar, Braunfels.  KS128 said homeUC was Altenstaedt near Wolfshagen now in Hesse.

Forschmann?{Jacob J.}: was said by the Fischer FSL (#18) to be fromUC Stockholm, Schweden; his frau was said to come from Sernow, Preussen.  In Denmark he had married the widow of Leust/Leist{Joachim F.} (EEE p.502) and they later settled in Fischer FSL #18 which said he was fromUC Stockholm, Sweden.    This might be Forsmann{Johann}??

Forscht?FN: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC [Hessen-]Darmstadt. I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.

Forsmann{Johann}: KS:82 and 128 say he was fromUC Narva(spelling ?) and in 1764 was sent on to the Saratov area as part of  the group of colonists transported under the command of  Captain Paykul and Cornet Rehbinder.  I have not found him in any published FSL or in Mai1798, although this might be Forschmann?{J.Jacob}.

Forsprecher{ Wolf Herasmus }: KS:82 and 128 say he was fromUC (Kur-)Sachsen and then in1764 was sent on to the Saratov area as part of  the group of colonists transported under the command of  Captain Paykul and Cornet Rehbinder.  I have not found him in any published FSL.

ForsterFN: said by the Dinkel FSL to be fromUC Goerlitz, (Kur-)Sachsen.

ForsterFN: said by the Lauwe FSL to be fromUC Karich?, Berend?.  In 1798 the family name was given as Foerster (Mai1798:Mo54).

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

Forsthaeus, Orpiszewo [Amt, Krotschin Kreis, Posen Department], South Prussia: according to the GCRA it was aka Forsthaeusler, near Rosenfeld and Hellefelde and was associated with the Benz and Wetzler families.

ForsthaeuslerGL: aka Forsthaeus.

FortFN: listed by the Hoelzel FSL as a stepson in the Hermann household.  I could not find him in the 1798 Volga censuses.

ForthGL, Nuernburg: is some 12 miles NE of Nuernburg city, and said by the Lauwe FSL to be homeUC to a Prinz family.

FortnerFN: said by the Merkel FSL to be fromUC Vienna, Austria.

Fosbusche{Ignatz}: KS128 said he leftUC Darmstadt? now in Hesse for Semonowka.  I did not find him in any published SL or in Mai1798.

Foss{Joachim /Loachim}: KS:82 and 128 say he was fromUC Mecklenburg and in 1764 was sent on to the Saratov area as part of  the group of colonists transported under the command of  Captain Paykul and Cornet Rehbinder.  I have not found him in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

FossFN: see Foos.

FosselFN: said by the Herzog FSL to be fromUC Neuburg, [Kur-]Bayern.

FoucheFN: said by the Franzosen FSL to be fromUC Paris, Frankreich. May have been spelled Fushi? (Mai1798:Fz3?) and Foos (Fz42?) in 1798. The 1834 census says a Fusche family moved to Leichtling.

Foudenbach?, Provinz Utrecht: an unidentified place said by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to a Schlegel family.

FourauFN said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Chez(?), Frankreich.

Fouron{Peter}: fromUC Homburg on the Hoehe 13 May 1766 in Buedingen he married Seibert{M.Elisabeth} (Mai&Marquardt#643).   KS128 said this place was in Hesse.  I did not find them in any published SL or in Mai1798.

Fraas{Wolfgang}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list (Lk39) to have been fromUC Kastel.  Spelled Fraasf  in 1767 (T4925-4926).  Spelled Freis in 1798 (Mai1798:Lz13 and 22).  Found in no FSL so may have been among the Luzern first settlers.

Fraasf: see Fraas.

FrachtelFN{J.Adam}: Kulberg99 said He as Catholic fromUC Boehmen.  Not in T.  Said by the Orlovskaya FSL (#35) to be fromUC Bernartice, Boehmen.  The family name was spelled Frichel and the wife’s maiden name was given as Unrein in 1798 (Mai1798:Sn14).

Fraenkisch-CrumbachGL, [Rodenstein Barony]: is 13 miles SE of Darmstadt city and might have been the origin of the Balzer Weber family.  Said by the Bauer FSL to be home to a Miller family -- Fraenkisch-Crumbach parish records confirm that this Eidmueller family left there for Russia in May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1277).  The Walter Research Group has confirmed in parish records that this was the home of Becker families that went to Walter.  Also see Grumberg and Krumbach.  According to two different parish priests, the following families, having lived in the area or past through here, left here for Russia in 1766: Amann, Becker {J.Jakob, Johannes}, Bock, Eidemueller {J. Martin, .Nikolaus}, Froelich, Hess, Hoerr, Lehn, Lichtenberg(er), Loret(t)us, Merz, Muntermann, Pertsch, Reinhard, Ruppel, Schaefer, Schenkel, Traut, Walther {J.Ludwig, J.Peter, J.Philipp}, and Weber (Gieg1).

Fraenkischen Ritterkreis: this state was a joint project of several knightly families that had struggled against enormous odds to achieve it since the 1200’s.  They finally got the blessing of the Holy Roman Emperor in 1656.  Ten families were involved in that agreement: von Boyneburg, von Buchenau, von Dernbach, von Ebersberg-Weyhers, von Ilten, von Lauter, von Mansbach, von Schiltz-Goertz, von der Tann, and von Wildungen.  Their lands tended to be to the north of Fulda in the Werra River valley in the north and to the south in the Rhoen Mountains.  The Weyher Barony would have been included in it.

Frahm{J.Heinrich}: KS128 says he was fromUC Alsfeld now in Hesse and  married Rehders{M.Dorothea}.  A Luebeck ML records this marriage on 16 October 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#39).  The Reinhardt FSL (#15) gives his name as Fromm fromUC Mecklenburg-Schwerin.  In 1798 her name is given as Raeder and his again as Frahm (Mai1798:Rh19).

FrahmFN:  also see Fromm.

FraigeferFN: see Pfeifner.

FranceGS: said (no locality indicated) by the Norka FSL to be homeUC to a Batein family.

FranckFN: these are listed below among the Frank folk.

FranconiaGL: a German region which included much of northern Bavaria and much else. Long before the 1760’s it was the huge Grand Duchy of Franconia, , was ruled by the Prince-Bishops of Wuerzburg, and which included lands far to the east, west and south of Wuerzburg city, with some lands extending considerably N beyond Fulda city and E beyond the Rhine river.  See Franken.

Frandt: see Busch{K.Maria Teresia}.

FrankFN: said by the Anton FSL to be fromUC Isenburg, and the maiden name of the wife was said to be Stork.  For 1798 see Mai1798:An6.

FrankFN:  listed by the Bergdorf 1858 census (KS:667, 266) without origin.  Origin in Neckarwestheim, Heilbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg was proven by TAS and GP using FHL(1,184,925).  See the GCRA book for more details.

FrankFN: see Belz of Boaro.

FrankFN: said by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Zaberetenheim?.

Frank/FranckFN{J.Heinrich, etc.}: Gerhard Lang proved  that he and {M.Magdalena} his wife immigrated to Neuduvenstedt, Denmark (now Schleswig-Holstein).  He evidently had found them in Langenbeutingen, [Hohenlohe Principality] (now in Baden-Wuerttemberg).  Prior to immigration their sons {Anton Christian} and {J.Michael} were born there, in 1741 and 1746 respectively, and  there {J.Michael} had married Braun {M.Katharina} born 1747.  In 1766 these people, along with the Altergott[Friedrich} family immigrated to Russia.  Along the way both the Frank wife and the Altergott husband died, and the remaining two spouses, Frank{Heinrich} and Altergott{Elisabeth}, married.  For a bit more information on that go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/f/frank_doenhof.cfm.  Brent Mai demonstrated that the members of this blended family were in the Doenhof FSL (#88, 89, 90 and 94) which said that the Frank members were fromUC Hohenlohe [Principality] (no locality mentioned) , that the Altergott members were fromUC Wuerttemburg [Duchy] (no locality mentioned), and that the maiden name of the widow Altergott, now frau Frank, was Gorgus{Elisabetha}.  For more detail on these three Franck men, especially regarding their life in Denmark go to EEE pp.404-405, entries B-401 and 405.

FrankFN said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Muelhausen.

FrankFN: said by the Franzosen FSL to be fromUC Liege, Likaland?.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Fz32.

Frank{Andreas}FN: said by the Galka FSL to be fromUC Libau, Kurland.

Frank/Franck{J.Wilhelm}FN: Danish records say he was a son of {M.Catharina} and arrived at Schleswig city, Schleswig Royal Duchy in April 1761; he and his wife lived at #19 “Gottorfs Grund” in Colony G1 Friderichsau”, Gottorf Amt and left voluntarily in 1763 (EEE p. 405, for more see that).  Said by the Galka FSL #3 to be fromUC Rastatt, [Baden-Baden Margraviate].  The maiden name the wife was given as Meng in 1798 (Mai1798:Gk10, Sb35, 43).

FrankFN: said by the Herzog FSL to be fromUC Brushsal.

FrankFN: Darrell Brungardt believes this was the maiden name (daughter of the preceding entry) of the wife of Goetz of Herzog.

FrankFN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC Bayreuth [Margraviate] (no locality mentioned).

FrankFN{Philipp}: said by the Kautz FSL (#13) to be from Schriesheim, Kurpfalz (now Baden-Wuerttemberg) –Michael Frank confirmed that he was born there in 1719, married Will{A.Margaretha} in 1756, she being born there in 1721.  For more detail go to: http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/f/frank_kautz.cfm.

Franck{G.Balthasar}: KS128 says he was fromUC Daenstaedt, Saxony, and married in 1766 in Buedingen Schueler{Eliesabetha} fromUC Hanau.  The Buedingen ML recorded the marriage on 28 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#672).  The Kraft FSL (#5) said he was fromUC Danstedt, Sachsen. 

Franck{A.Margaretha}: KS128 said she was fromUC Hausen near Limburg now in Hesse married Horn{J.Ludwig} from Otzberg near Dieburg now in Hesse.  The Buedingen ML recorded this marriage on 24 April 1766 saying Hausen was in Darmstadt-Lichtenberg (Mai&Marquardt#583). The Krasnoyar FSL (#12) said she was fromUC Utzberg?, Darmstadt.

FrankFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Kutter FSL to be fromUC Isenburg.

Frank{Kaspar}FN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Seigendorf, Bamberg [Bishopric].

Frank{Kilian}FN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Hemhofen, Bamberg [Bishopric].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Nk12.

FrankFN: said by the Merkel FSL to be fromUC Magdeburg, Prussia.

FrankFN{Konrad}: said by the Norka FSL (#100) to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  The maiden name of his wife in 1798 was said to be Keller(Margaretha E.} (Mai1798:Nr176).

Franck{J.Konrad}: KS128 says he was fromUC Mauswinkel[, Isenburg-Birstein Principality] near Gelnhausen now in Hesse and married in Buedingen in 1766 Liehr{Elisabeth}.  The Buedingen ML recorded the wedding date as 10 April 1766 and gave her family name as Lir Mai&Marquardt#508).   KS143 says they were bound for Beckersdorf, i.e. Ernestinendorf.  I did not identify them in Mai1798, although this may have been the man in the preceding entry??

FrankFN{J.Karl}: married in Rosslau on 8 April 1766 Teller{Christina Sophia} (Mai&Marquardt#920). Said by the Paulskaya FSL (#58) to be fromUC Dessau (no locality mentioned) with a Boxhorn orphan boy in the household.  KS128 has his name as Franke and the date as 1765.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Pl5.

FrankFN{J.Heinrich}: said by the Pfeiffer FSL #9 to be fromUC Orb.  Jim Picklelhaupt said this man was fromUC Wirtheim which origin Jim says he verified.

Franck{J.Adam}: KS128 said this Frank man with two others leftUC Darmstadt now in Hesse heading for Semenowka.  KS128 also says he was fromUC Rudingshain near Nidda now in Hesse, and married in 1766 Gruen{A.Maria} fromUC Langd near Giessen.  The Buedingen ML records the date as 27 June 1766 and says he was fromUC Ruedingshayn (Mai&Marquardt#720).  Said by the Roethling FSL (#26) to be a Frank man fromUC Ruedigheim, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate].  KS81 says he was from Ruedigheim, Hanau [County].

Franke{Joseph J. Carl}: KS128 said he married Seilemizke{Veronika Regina} in 1766 in Buedingen.  The Rohleder FSL (#20) said that he was  fromUC Lindau [Imperial City?] (no locality mentioned) and that the marriage occurred on 24 June 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#868). KS:158 spelled her maiden name Seilenitz.  In 1798 the maiden name of the wife was give as Salmetzger (Mai1798:Rl22, see also Rl09). 

FrankFN{Veronika Regina}: wife of  {Joseph J. Carl} was said by the Rohleder FSL (#20) to be fromUC Ulm [Imperial City?].

FrankFN: said by the Rothammel FSL to be fromUC Leidesdorf, Trier.

FrankFN: said by the Rothammel FSL to be fromUC Linkargauzen(?), Kurpfalz.

FrankFN said by the Schwab FSL to be fromUC Rodenbach.  I could not find members of this family in Mai798.

FrankFN: said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be fromUC Kiel, [Holstein-Gottorp Duchy].  I could not find members of this family in  Mai1798.

Franck{Johann}: KS128 and 152 say he was fromUC Rothenbach, Hanau and married in a civil ceremony in Buedingen  Zerich{Gertrud}.   The Buedingen ML says the marriage took place 26 March 1766, that he was fromUC Rodenbach and spelled her name {Gertraut} (Mai&Marquardt#463).  I could not find them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Franck{K.Maria}: see Busch{K.Maria Teresia}.

FrankFN: this family name was found recorded in Herborn marriage records 1762-1767, and in Schotten parish records for many generations prior to 1767; see Flegel trip.

FrankRN, Jerry, of Calgary, Alberta, provided information from the Ortssippenbuch regarding emigrants to Russia from Nagold, Wuerttemberg.  He has also Nagold created accurate, fully indexed maps for places where Germans lived in Russian Poland and in Volhynia.

FrankRN, Michael, the AHSGR Village Coordinator for Kautz says he has confirmed the origin of the Kautz Franks.

FrankVV (aka Medvedickij Krestovyj Buerak, or Medveditzkoi Krestovoi Buyerak, or Medwedizki Krestowoi Bujerak) is a Lutheran village on the western side of the Volga River.  Its FSL is published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.I, pp.419-439.  According to that, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens:

from Altenhaslaz(?), Hannover: (Bock);

from Amereli(?), Dauphin(?), Frankreich: (Philipper);

from Aurach(?), Wuertemberg: (Wittwerger?);

from Berching[Bergen], Hanau: (Hock);

from Bigens(?)[Buedingen], Isenburg: (Bastron);

from Bingenheim, Hessen-Darmstadt: (Mueller);

from Bisuses(?), Hessen-Darmstadt: (Hendelbach);

from Bonbach(?), Sulz, Lobbach: (Pfeif);

from Breitenbrunn, [Breuberg Condominium]: (Ort(h)94);

from Brennhausen(?), Hessen-Darmstadt: (Mueller);

from Buedingen, Isenburg: (Hartung{Philipp});

from Chez(?), Frankreich: (Fourau);

from Ditmolt(?), Hannover: (Weiss);

from Eberbach, Erbach: (Freiling?/Froelich);

from Ebergi(?), Hessen-Darmstadt: (Baum);

from Eckarsbrun, Hessen-Darmstadt: (Hoffmann);

from Enerhof(?), Hessen-Darmstadt: (Guenther);

from Ext(?), Erbach: (Schaefer);

from Fahrt(?), Hannover: (Kemann?);

from Fauerbach, Hessen-Darmstadt: (Adelmaier, Herzog);

from Feld[Gross Felda], Hessen-Darmstadt: (Gruenewald);

from Geinsheim(?), Erbach: (Hoffaerber);

from Grasbrun, Ansbach: (Bereht);

from Gminterdreick(?), Isenburg: (Mueller);

from Grossenhausen, Hannover: (Krebs/Kret?);

from Gruenewald, Hessen-Darmstadt: (Wacker[born Crainfeld]);

from Hainstadt?, Breuberg Condominium: (Hoffaerber100);

from Hamburg: (Dormann);

from Harpeshausen(?), Hannover: (Willman);

from Hasselborn, Nassau: (Walter);

from Hergaz(?), Fulda: (Rossmann);

from Hirschfeld[Gersfeld], Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter(?): (Fuhr, Gutmann, Hein[from Rommers/Gersfeld], Kammerzel, Manz, Rameis?, Reiter, Zitzmann[born in Dorrnhof]);

from Hoechst, Breuberg Condominium: (Hofferbaer100, Schaefer{Johannes}97);

from Hostet(?), Kurpfalz: (Kirschbaum/Kerschbaum);

from Ilbeshausen, Hessen-Darmstadt: (Weidemann);

from Ilzich(?), Sachsen: (Steinmueller);

from Iweck Schiltz(?),Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter(?): (Schaefer);

from Kestrich, Hessen-Darmstadt: (Schaefer);

from Kidow(?), Hessen-Darmstadt: (Eckert);

from Kirschbach(?), Erbach: (Bauer);

from Kirch-Beerfurth, Erbach County: (Froelich92);

from Koenigsberg, Preussen: (Dietrich).

from Kroettenbach, Loewenstein: (Beck);

from Kummerhausen(?), Nuernberg: (Saalmeier);

from Kunerot(?), Isenburg: (Ruppel);

from Langebranich(?), Erbach: (Hoffmann);

from Langen, Hessen-Darmstadt: (Hof);

from Langenbrombach, Breuberg Condominium: (Hoffmann{J.Heinrich}90);

from Lans(?), Hessen-Darmstadt: (Schauermann);

from Laudenbach, Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter(?): (Schapf?);

from Lauter, Hessen-Darmstadt: (Becher);

from Lenrot(?), Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter(?): (Schmidt);

from Luetzelbach, [Breuberg Condominium]: (Ort(h)94);

from Lussbach(?),Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter(?): (Kroening);

from Marklkofen, Nuernberg: (Zeiler);

from Mauerwelt(?), Fulda: (Knopf);

from Meiningen, Sachsen: (Hock);

from Muehldorf, Holstein: (Schuhmacher);

from Muelhausen: (Frank);

from Muemling-Grumbach, Breuberg Condominium: (Flath95);

from Nazig(?), Gerene(?), Frankreich: (Bernhard);

from Neustadt, [Sandbach parish], [Breuberg Condominium]: (Heimbuechner101, Walt(h)er{Friedrich}88);

from Neustadt bei Dresden, Sachsen: (Demert?);

from Nidda, Hessen-Darmstadt: (Frick, Irk?[Erck]);

from Nieder-Kinzig, Breubach Condominium: (Goethmann/Goettmann98);

from Niederanzeig(?), Erbach: (Rausch);

from Nieder-Kinzig, Breuberg Condominium : (Rausch89);

from Niederwoellstadt, Solms: (Kleim[Klein]);

from Nieder-Woellstadt, Riedesel[sic for Solms Roedelheim County] (Klein{J.Adam}81 and {J.Heinrich}82}; 

from Nuernberg: (Lutz);

from Oberklinten(?), Kurpfalz: (Weber);

from Obermundstadt, Isenburg: (Stamm);

from Ochsenbach, Wuerttemberg: (Betz);

from Penrot(?)[Bannerod],Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter(?): (Kissler);

from Pferdsbach(?), Isenburg: (Lapp);

from Pfirschbach, Breubach Condominium: (Bauer96);

from Piver(?), Hannover: (Mueller);

from Rambach, Nassau: (Bender);

from Rimhardt(?), Erbach: (Karg17);

from Rimhorn, Breuberg Condominium: (Bruecher93a);

from Rinteln, Frieberg(?): (Binginer?, Wagner[born in Langgoens]);

from Rutenburg(?), Lohbach(?): (Kraft);

from Salzing(?), Sachsen: (Schmick);

from Sandbach(?), [Breuberg Condominium]: (Hoffaerber99);

from Schezler(?), Wuerzburg: (Grauf);

from Schleinitz(?), Sachsen: (Blausius);

from Sedal(?)[Soedel], Solms: (Kleim[Klein]);

from Selzich(?), Sachsen: (Iling?, Mueller);

from Sprendlingen, Isenburg[-Birstein Principality]: (Leonhard[from Sprendlingen], Schickedans[Schicketantz from Sprendlingen], Schmidt, Stroh);

from Steinheim, Hessen-Darmstadt: (Loebsack);

from Steinwehrshausen(?), Sachsen: (Lesher);

from Stengerat(?), Hessen-Darmstadt: (Wetzel);

from Stockholm, Schweden: (Wesmann?);

from Solms [Feinstein?], Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter(?): (Dietrich);

from Suhl, Sachsen: (Bezolt);

from Ulfa, Hessen-Darmstadt: (Luft);

from Umstadt(?), Hessen-Darmstadt: (Gras);

from Unstadt, Hessen-Darmstadt: (Urich);

from Wallernhausen, Fulda: (Zimmermann);

from Warnewalbach(?), Thueringen: (Koch);

from Weissenbach, Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter(?): (Luesemann);

from Werbellin, Brandenburg: (Blesau?);

from Westge(?), Klosterbesitz(?), Isenburg(?): (Steinmetz);

from Willez(?), Schlitz: (Eisenach);

from Wimlingrimbach(?), Erbach: (Heisel?);

from Wirlikrulbach(?), Erbach: (Flath);

from Witzbarch(?), Erbach: (Olt);

from Wuerzbach, Erbach County: (Olt93);

from Zell(?)[-bei-Michelstadt], Erbach [County]: (Schork103).

FrankeFN: see Frank.

FrankenGL: is German for Franconia, a geographical, not a political, term indicating an area without specific boundaries in the 1760’s, but which covered (in the current German states) much of eastern Rheinland-Pfalz, northern Baden-Wuerttemberg, northern Bavaria and eastern Hessen.  Said by Kuhlberg to be homeUC to a  orphan girl who is listed in the Koehler FSL.  Said by Kuhlberg to be homeUC to these families: Dietrich73 and  Schellhorn98.

Frankenbach, Wuerttemberg: was just N of Heilbronn Imperial City, now within that city.   Where Kayser{J.Ludewig David} left to go to Denmark; later going to Grimm.

Frankenberg AmtGL, [Hessen-Kassel]: a district administrative center 18 miles N of Marburg-an-der-Lahn.

Frankenberg, Hessen[-Kassel Landgraviate]:is 54 km SW of Kassel city and was said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to frau Roeder/the widow Ost and perhaps to Herr Ost himself.  This is the same place as the previous entry, except 50 years earlier.

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

Frankenhausen: an unidentified place said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have been homeUC to the  Schumacher{Heinrich} family.  There are three Frankenhausens in Germany.

FrankenhausenGL , Melsungen, Hessen: an unidentified locality,area or state, said by the Roethling FSL to contain or be near a locality called Schwarzburg.

FrankenhausenGL, Hesse: is 6.5 miles NNW of Kassel city and some 20 miles NNW of Melsungen.

FrankenheimGL, Wuerzburg: an unidentified place said by the Volmer FSL to be home to a Schering family.  There appear to be two Frankenheim in Bavaria: one 42 miles N and one 38 miles SE of Wuerzburg.

Frankenlict? GS: an unidentified state said by the Messer FSL to be homeUC to a Mauter family.

Frankenstein, Schlesien: nka Zabkowice Slaskie, Poland, and was 59 km SSW of Breslau city.  Said by the Schaefer FSL to be homeUC to the Nagel family.  Said by the Woehrd ML to be homeUC to the father of Schulz{Joh.} who married Duemler{Eva Cath.} on 2 June 1766 (Mai&Marquart#820). 

Frankenstein-in-SchlesienGL: see Frunkenstadt.

FrankenthalGL: in the 1760s and until 1778 this was a Kreis i.e. district administrative center inthe country of Kurpfalz.  After 1778 it was part of Bavarian-owned Rheinpfalz.  The town was some 7 miles S of Worms city.

Frankenthal, Frankenthal [Amt], Rheinpfalz: was proven by the GCRA to be home to the Horning/Hornig family that settled in Neudorf.

FrankenthalGL, Mannheim [Oberamt, Kurpfalz]: is 5 miles NW of Mannheim city centre, and said by the Degott FSL (dg5) to be homeUC to  Degott{Heinrich}.

FrankenthalGL, Pfalz is 7.4 miles S of Worms city, and is said by the Seewald FSL to be homeUC to a Thaut family.  This could refer either to the town or to the district it administered.

FrankerhausenGL, Hessen: 17 miles ENE of Melsungen.  See Schwarzburg bei Frankenhausen.

FrankfurtFN: said by the Shcherbakovka FSL to be orphans in the Aganberg? household.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sv4 and 45.

FrankfurtGS: said (no locality mentioned) by the Moor FSL to be homeUC to a Benhardt family. Said (no locality mentioned) by the Norka FSL to be homeUC to a Glas family.  This surely is Frankfurt-am-Main.

Frankfurt-am-Main [Imperial City]GS: this country was  a free imperial city independently controlling surrounding villages (especially to the SW of the city) from 1372 to 1806.   None of the following references mention any locality.  Said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the Schmidt{PhilippW.} and Weber families, and possibly Dietrich and Schuhmann families.  Said by the Stumpp supplement to the Dietel FSL to be homeUC to a Flegler/Kegler? family.  Said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Bischof family.  Said by the Doenhof FSL to be homeUC to a Keller family.   Said by the Fischer FSL to be homeUC to an Adwertin? family.  Said by the Grimm FSL to be homeUC to a Goetz family.  Said by the Husaren FSL to be homeUC to a Baini/Bahn/Boni/Bani family.  Said by the Kamenka FSL to be homeUC to Meier and to 3 Schwert/Schwerdt families.  Said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to Brauriedel, Dresenitz, Faller, Tide, and Winter families, as well as frau Janssen.  Said by the Laub FSL to be homeUC to a Reibich family.  Said by the Stephan FSL to be homeUC to a Dreise family.  Said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to Bach and Koehler{Adam} families.  Said by Kulberg0001 to be homeUC to Hussenbach{Jacob and Maria}.

Frankfurt-an-der-OderGL, Preussen: is some 50 miles ESE of Berlin and said by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to a Kohl family.

FrankreichGS is German for the country of France which in the 1760’s controlled substantial parts of what was to become Germany.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Franzosen FSL to be homeUC to Douset and Person families.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Opfermann family.

FrankuechenFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Bamberg (no locality mentioned).  I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.

Frankweiler, Landau [Amt], Pfalz: proved by the GCRA as home to Klein{A.Barb.} who married Fink of Glueckstal.

FransFN: said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL to be fromUC the Free City of Luebeck.

FrantsGS: must be Pfalz.

FrantzFN: filed among the Franz.

Franz{Magdalena}: evidently lived in Mettenheim, Wartenberg [County] and left there well before July 1766 having been successively a royal chamber maid, frau Herbert, and frau Bernhard and having about or prior to 1756 given birth to her illegitimate daughter Mattheas/Matthes/Mattheis{Susanna Elisabetha/Margaretha} who in 1768  married  Schlund{F.Jacob} of Bauer.  I couldf not identify {Magdalena} in Kulberg, T or in any published FSL

FranzFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Hanau (no locality mentioned).

FranzFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Hildburghausen?.

FranzFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Buberg?, Elsass.

FranzFN: said by the Caesarsfeld FSL to be fromUC Mildenstein.

Frantz{J.Adam}: married Seils{A.Maria} 8 March 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#388 and KS128).

FrantzFN{J.Adam}: According to the Buedingen ML, this Frantz man married  Mosisschrieber{A.Eliesabeth} 14 March 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#431).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Gb59.

Franz{J.Adam}: KS128 says he went to Boaro.  It may be that he changed direction and went to Goebel instead?  See above and below.

FranzFN{J.Adam}: The Goebel FSL (#18) said  he was fromUC Alzey, Mainz, and gave his wife’s name as Schreiber{Elisabeth}.  In 1798 the Goebel census (#59) gave her the same name.  Are he and the preceding three entires the same guy?

Franz/Frantz{Georg}: Danish records say this man of the Reformed faith leftUC Schwetzingen, Heidelberg, Kurpfalz arriving at Frideicia, Juetland Royal Province in May 1760; he, his wife and 3 offspring lived in Colony J8 “Friderichshaab”, Colinghuus Amt; last registered in Denmark in Dec. 1764.  They arrived at Kronstadt near St. Petersburg in May 1766,  and in Aug. 1766 pledged to settle in Hirschenhof colony, Latvia (EEE p.405, for more see that).   Kulberg172 said they were fromUC [Kur-]Pfalz and went to Livonia.

Franz/Frantz{Philip}: in 1798 at age 38 he resided in Krasnojar with his Bender 2nd wife, her daughter, 3 children by a deceased wife, and his Bender mother-in-law {Katharina} age 68 (Mai1798:Ks90).  I have found no other record of him.  George Valko says his origin was in Schwetzingen, Baden, and came to the Volga via Denmark and the St.Petersburg colonies (no sources offered).

Franz{J.Matthias}: Using Franze-Merlau, Christel. Familienbuch Rossdorf bei Darmstadt (Darmstadt: Deutsche Ortssippenbuecher, 2004): 178.  Brent Mai proved this man was born, married and had several children in Rossdorf-bei-Darmstadt, [Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate].  His bride was Foss{A.Catharina}.  For a great deal of interesting detail go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/f/franz_laub.cfm.   He and his family settled in Laub FSL (#13).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Lb42.

FranzFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Nauheim, Hanau [County].  I could not find him in Mai1798.

Franz{Karl}: go to Karl{Franz}.

FrantzFN{Jacob}: Danish records say this man of the Reformed faith leftUC Schwetzingen, Heidelberg, Kurpfalz arriving at Frideicia, Juetland Royal Province in May 1760; he, his wife and 3 offspring lived in Colony J8 “Friderichshaab”, Colinghuus Amt; last registered in Denmark in Dec. 1764.  They are recorded in the parish records of Neu-Saratowka colony near St. Petersburg (EEE pp.405-06, for more see that).   

FrantzFN: this family name was found recorded in Haiger parish records during the years prior to 1767; see Flegel trip.

Franz: also see Frasz.

FranzburgGL, Schwedisch Pommern: is some 31 miles ENE of Rostock city, and said by the Dreispitz FSL to be homeUC to an Otto family.  Said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to frau Schreider formerly the widow Rosengruen.

Franzel{M.Dorothea}:  she was Lutheran daughter of the deceased {Lorenz} fromUC Bayersdorf  and married in Woehrd on 7 May 1766 Bezold{J.Simon } (Mai&Marquardt#797). She is found in Grimm #10 in 1798 having remarried to Bartel{Christian} (Mai1798:Gm10).

FranzfeldGL, Banat, Hungary: nka Kacarevo, Serbia, some 16 miles NE of Belgrade city center, and the GCRA believes the Brandner, Bruehrer, and Frei families lived here for a time during 1y92-1805 on their way to Glueckstal.  See their book for more.  Dorothy Brandner reports that Brandner{Paul} died here (FHL 1190286).

Franzoesischen TrierschenGL: “French Little Trier”, an unidentified place mentioned in connection with the Froehlich family.

FranzosenVV: aka Rossoschi, Rossoshi, Rossosi, and Rossotschi, was originally a French Catholic village on the western side of the Volga founded in 1765.  Almost all of the French colonists left the Volga after the FSL was made.  The  FSL is published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.I, pp. 441-445.  According to this, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens. If a name is in italics it comes from the Kuhlberg lists.  If a family name is shown coming from more than one place, given names in {} brackets follow the family name.  The number after a name is its FSL household number:

from Alencon, Frankreich: (Lebloine{Bonawentura}28);

from Are, Frankreich: (Baterie56, Legrand35, Mounie{Fransois}57);

from Avene?, Frankreich: (Gautier43);

from Avignon, Papstprovinz, Frankreich: (Oucart17);

from Bacqueville, Frankreich: (Legague36);

from Bagnols, Frankreich: (Reon41);

from Banne, Frankreich: (Boquere45);

from Batave?, Estines?: (Bruneau32);

from Beaufort?, Frankreich: (Michel29);

from Beaune, Frankreich: (Prudhon11);

from Belleme, Frankreich: (Ligene16);

from Bersancon, Frankreich: (Bagu8);

from Besancon, Frankreich: (Gerau54);

from Bessan, Frankreich: (Oudot19, Philippe22);

from Bettant?, Frankreich: (Lemaire{Brian}66);

from Bordeaux, Frankreich: (Bertrand7, Plesa46);

from Bourget, Frankreich: (Robin27);

from Chambonse?, Frankreich: (Inou53);

from Chamou Abvsini?, Frankreich: (Capitaine18);

from Champagne, Frankreich: (Lebloine{Joseph}40);

from Chateau-Gontier, Frankreich: (Oudiu14);

from Chatreau, Frankreich: (Roisingnole10);

from Copelme?, Frankreich: (Reronge24);

from Derne?, Frankreich: (Medeque68);

from Frankreich: (Douset61, Person65);

from Hamburg: (Rollsing/Rolesn?48);

from Kiel, Holstein: (Suksdorf?/Suchsdorf51);

from Labor, Frankreich: (Barat67);

from Laval, Frankreich: (Rucois/Ruquier6);

from Len?, Frankreich: (Kasanski50);

from Leon, Frankreich: (Benoit13);

from Lespinoy, Frankreich: (Kner62);

from Liege, Lebrand?: (Roufosse31);

from Liege, Likaland?: (Frank58);

from Lion{Lyon?}, Frankreich: (Marchand9);

from Luxembourg: (Malque4);

from Mil?, Polian?: (Paxale/Pasqual55);

from Molbert?, Frankreich: (Brochert/Brescher52);

from Nans, Frankreich: (Genie3);

from Naujan, Frankreich: (Grapeau44);

from Nimes, Frankreich: (Desarne/Dieser25);

from Oesterreich: (Braun49, Lefebvre60);

from Orleans, Frankreich: (Lestran34);

from Paris, Frankreich: (Certele5, Charpentier42, Dubois23, Fouche/Fushi?/Foos15, Gene20, Lemaire{Peter}47, Tardive33, and possibly Mounie{M.Angelika}5a);

from Picardi?, Frankreich: (Pagnon37);

from Pikburg?, Daenemark: (Maimre26);

from Poitiers, Frankreich: (Ribos?63);

from Poligne, Frankreich: (Panier30);

from Poligny, Frankreich: (Giraud1);

from Rue, Frankreich: (Duvivier/Dukert?2);

from Tourne, Frankreich: (Dene/Dehn38);

from Valence, Frankreich: (Fesch59);

from Vescoux, Frankreich: (Lebrun12);

from Vilercotrie?, Frankreich: (Bougie21);

from Wuerttemberg: (Steinpress{Friedrich}39).

FrasFN: see Frasz.

FraschFN: listed by both the 1816 Kassel census (#57) and KS:267 without origin.  Said by KS:282 to be fromUC Kaltental, Stuttgardt [Amt], Wuewrttemberg. Using FHL#1,189,145 the GCRA proved origin in Kirchardt, Sinsheim [Amt], Baden.  See their book for more.  Frasch here is actually a mistake for Gramm, sometimes spelled Kram.

Fraser{Catharina}: on 4 March 1765 was a witness at the marriage of Nirrenheim/Nerheim{Michal/J.Michael} and the widow Schultz{Dorothy} (Fond 283, file 42, p.16).  I have found no further record of these people.

FrassFN: see Frasz.

FrassdorfGL, Dessau: is some 8 miles SW of Dessau city in Sachsen-Anhalt. Anhalt-Dessau archival records confirm that the Braussmann family left here for Russia; they went to Boaro (Mai&Marquardt#1060).  Said by the Paulskaya FSL to be home to a Wede family;  the place is confirmed in Anhalt-Dessau archival records (Mai&Marquardt#1170).  Said by KS121 to be the place the widow Berendt left for Russia.

Frasz{Jakob}: catholic from Weiszendorf near Neustadt-an-der-Aisch on 6 June 1766 in Woehrd married Willhelm{Catharina} daughter of {Philipp} a Lutheran fromUC Isenburg-Waechtersbach (Marquardt#825).  KS128 has his name as Frass and says that Weissendorf was near Erlangen now in Bavaria, that Waechtersbach was near  Gelnhausen now in Hesse, and that they married in Nuernberg-Woehrd.  The the Boregard FSL (#139) says he was fromUC Waizendorf.  I could not find this family in Mai1798.

Fraszdorf GL: see Frassdorf.

Frauenaurach, [Nuernberg Imperial City]:  is 13 km NNW of Nuernberg city and was just N of Elterdorf and S of  Erlangen city of which it is now a neighborhood.  KS129 said this was near Erlangen now in Bavaria.  It was said by a Woehrd ML to be home to Ahm{Johann} who in 1766 married an Andresz woman (Mai&Marquardt#789 and  KS:118), and  KS 129 said it was homeUC to Fuhrmann{J.Georg} who married Flachsmann{M.Barbara}.

FrauenbergGL, Lothringen: is some 9 miles SE of Saarbruecken city and said by the Louis FSL to be homeUC to Bauer a family.

FrauensteinGL, Sachsen: is some 19 miles SW of Dresden city, and said by the Bangert FSL to homeUC to a Stehm? family.

FrauenzimmernGL, Heilbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 10 miles SW of Heilbronn, and was proved by the GCRA to be home to the Schauvou woman who went to Glueckstal and of the Seibold/Seebold family that settled in Kassel.; see their book for more.

Fraunseck?, Pfalz-Neuburg [Duchy]: an unidentified place said by the Leitsinger FSL to be homeUC to a Schwarz family.

Frautung: see Flautung.

FreckenfeldGL, Germersheim [Amt], Rheinpfalz: is 15 miles SW of Germersheim city, and was confirmed by the GCRA as the home of the Herrmann{Michael} family that settled in Kassel.

Free and Noble Province of the Ancient KnightsGS: see Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter and see Fraenkischen Ritterkreis.

FreehlingFN: see Fruehling.

Freeman,RN Margaret: village coordinator for the Glueckstal colonies of the Odessa region and co-leader of the origins research for the GCRA book on the Glueckstal colonies.

Freer/Dreher{Andreas}: Danish records say this man who leftUC Wuerttemberg arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in May 1762 as a farmhand for Scharf{Sebastian}..  He later went to the Riebensdorf colony in Woronesh (EEE p.406, for more see that).

Free Republic: evidently a term used sometimes to describe the Imperial Cities that were free of other civil jurisdiction.

FreiFN{Georg}: said by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:670, 677, 267) to be fromUC Donnbronn, Besigheim [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  However, using FHL(1,860,467), the GCRA proved this a false origin.  They did find reason to belive that the family was in Franzfeld, Banat, Hungary before coming to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.

FreiFN{J.Jakob}: arrived in Glueckstal in 1823; said by KS:267 to be from Donnbronn, Besigheim [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  Origin in Donnbronn of Untergruppenbach, Heilbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg was proven by GCRA using FHL 1,055,882-7.  See their book for detail.

FreiFN: might have been from Liega like her Berin husband; they went to Goebel.

FreiFN : see Frey.

Frei{Jakob}FN: both the 1816 Kassel census (#100) said they came fromUC Donnbronn, Heilbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg, but and KS:268 said they came fromUC Walldorf, Heidelberg [Amt], Baden. However, using FHL#247,589, the GCRA proved origin Billigheim, Landau [Amt], Rheinpfalz.  See their book for more.  Also spelled Frey.

Frei{Salomea}FN: listed by the 1816 Kassel census (#17), the 1858 census (#132, 133, 134), and KS:207 without origin.  KS:268 gave their origin as either Wingen or Oberseebach, Weissenburg [Amt], Elsass, but said they settled in rhe Selz colony. Using FHL#1,069, 713, the GCRA proved their origin in Wingen, Weissenburg [Amt], Elsass.  See their book for more.  Also spelled Frey.

Frei{Johannes, Michael, Henrich}FN: said by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#88) and KS:267 to have come fromUC Hassmersheim, Mosbach [Amt], Baden. However, using FHL#488,316, 488,317 and 1,055,850, the GCRA proved their origin in Ottersheim, Germersheim [Amt], Rheinpfalz.  See their book for much more.  Also spelled Frey.

FreiFN: said by the Schulz FSL to be orphans in the Mueller household.  I could not find them in Mai1798.

FreiFN: said by the 1798 Stahl-am-Tarlyk census to be the maiden name of frau Obendoerfer (Mai1798:St33).

FreiFN: said by the Susannental FSL to be fromUC Leimbach.  I could not locate them or any descendants in Mai1798.

FreiFN: also see Frey.

FreibergGL, [Kur-]sachsen: is some 19 miles SW of Dresden city. : Said by the Koehler FSL to be homeUC to a Koehler family and possbily to a  Friebel family.  Said by the Lauwe FSL to be homeUC to a Steinbarth family.

Freiberger FN: Herr Heiss was said by the Freiberger FSL to be fromUC Montabauer, Trier, and his frau’s maiden name was given as Walter (no origin given).

FreiburgFN: said by the Kratzke FSL to be fromUC Abo, Finnland.

FreiburgGS: an unidentified place said by the Bangert FSL to homeUC to Heiss and Reber families.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be homeUC to Hag/Haag, Hans, Hinkel, Horn, Kral/Krahl, and Kranz families. Said by the Hildmann FSL to be homeUC to Veit families.   Said by the Kamenka FSL to be homeUC to a Tisch family.  Said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Faller family. Said by the Koehler FSL to be homeUC to a  Brueckmann family.  Said by Kulberg112 to be homeUC to Lauterwasser{Franz+w} Catholic.  Said by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to a Weiler family (Thelma Mills suggested the place might be Beling)..  Said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be homeUC to Brueh, Gut, and Kisner families.  This might be the following entry but there are many other Freiberg in Germany.

Freiburg [Amt]GL, Baden: is some 74 miles SSW of Karlsruhe city, and was a District administrative center.

FreiburgGS: is some 40 miles SSE of Strausbourg and may have been a small city-state in the 1760’s.  Same site as the preceding entry.

Freiburg BaronyGS: a small barony in what is now southern Bavaria, lying some 5-10 km NW of Fuessen town.

Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter(?)GS: (aka Free and Noble Province of the Ancient Knights) was a German state (see Fraenkischen Ritterkreis) of the 1760’s, mentioned by the Frank FSL in connection with the Fuhr, Gutmann, Hein, Kammerzel, Manz, Rameis?, Reiter?, and Zitzmann families.

Freienfels?, Bamberg [Bishopric]: is 9 miles NE of Bamberg city, and said by the Hoelzel FSL to be homeUC to a Helmlein/Mehrlein family.

Freienhagen, [Waldeck Principality]: is 8.5 km N of Waldeck town, and said to be homeUC to Bock{J.Conrad} who had married Weigand{M.Elisabet} in Luebeck 29 July 1766 at which time she also was said to be from UC Waldeck  (Lk20). 

Freienhufen GL:  32 km SW of Cottbus city centre.  see Freudenhofen, Brandenburg Margraviate:

FreienriedGL, [Kurbayern]: is 11 miles ESE of Augsburg city, and said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Reisch? family.

Freienseen, [Solms-Laubach County]: said by KS:140 to be home to the Kraus who married a Volk woman in Buedingen and settled in Krasnoyar.

Freiensteinau: go to Freyenstein.

FreienwaldGL, Stargard: is some 15 miles NE of Stargard Szczecinski, Poland, and was said by KS:247 to be homeUC to the Doering family that went to Bergdorf and to Kassel, but the GCRA proved their origin in Oberstemfeld, Marbach [Amt], Wuerttemberg; see their book for a bit more detail.

Freigomn?, Schweden: an unidentified place said by the Schwed FSL to be homeUC to a Dotz/ orphan boy living in the Luedander? household.

Freihausen?GL or Fanhausen?GL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the Kunz family. There were dozens of similarly spelled places in the Germanies.

FreihautFN: said by the Schuck FSL to be fromUC Starkenburg, [Kur-]Mainz.  For 1798 see Mai1798: Su6.

Frei LaubersheimGL, Alzey [Amt], Rheinhessen: is some 10 miles NW of Alzey city, and was proven by GCRA to be home to the Schmoll family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.  The next entry is the same place some 60 years earlier.

Frei-Laubersheim, Kurpfalz: is 5 km SE of Krentznach and 18 km NW of Alzey, all three in Kurpfalz.  McGinnis{Sean} shows in his book that Beilmann{J.Peter} was born here on 5 December 1725.

FreilaubersheimGL, Bad Kreuznach [Amt], Rheinhessen: (same place as the previous entry) said by KS:474 to be homeUC to the Wale/Walle family that went to Glueckstal.

FreilingFN said by the Frank FSL (fk92) to be fromUC Eberbach, Erbach.  Despite the difference in first names, it would seem that this was really Froelich, J.Adam whom Gieg1 proved was from Kirch-Beerfurth, Erbach County.

FreimersheimGL, Bavaria: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be home to a Klein family.  There is a Friebertsheim some 23 miles NW of Regensburg, but it seems far more likely that this is actually Freimersheim, Kurpfalz.

FreimersheimGL, Kurpfalz: an unidentified place said by the Kautz FSL to be the homeUC of a Klein family.  The two best candidates are both spelled Freimersheim: one is 22 miles SSW of Mainz; one is 19 miles SW of Mannheim.

Freimersheim: in 1764 in Speyer Bishopric some 16 km WSW of Speyer city,  and  proven by Corrina Hirt to be the marriage place of Damm{Conradii} and Wahl{A.Maria} who settled in Volmer.

Freis{F.Mathias+w+3c}: Kulberg94 said they were fromUC [Kur-]Sachsen. Said by the Kano FSL (#55) to be fromUC Bellheim.  Their children may have been in Luzern in 1798 (Mai1798:Lz01, 13, 22).

FreisFN: also see Fraas and Fries.

FreisenseenGL:, Solms-Laubach is some 2.8 miles ENE of Laubach town, some 4 miles SE of Gruenberg town, and some 16 miles ESE of Giessen; see Freyensehen.

FreisingGS: a church state seated in the city of the same name which is some 19 miles NE of Munich city center.

Freissleben{?}:  in Dessau his maid in 1766 was going to Russia (Mai&Marquardt#1067)

FreistadtGL, Pfalz: an unidentified locality said by the Kamenka FSL to be in the Palatinate and to be homeUC to a Kumler family.

Freistadt: also see Freystadt.

FreitagFN: said by the Seelmann FSL to be fromUC Meimbressen?, Kurmainz[sic?].  In 1798 spelled Freitas? (Mai1798:Sm46).

FreitalGL, Brandenburg: an unidentifed place said by the Jost FSL to be homeUC to a Paul family.  There was a Freital in Kursachsen some 4 miles SW of Dresden city.

Freitas?FN: see Freitag.

Freiwald: go to Freywald.

FreiwaldeGL, Brandenburg: is some 5 miles WNW of Luebben city and said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Rau family.

FreiwaldeGL, Preussisch-Schlesien: an unidentified place said by the Laub FSL to be homeUC to a Sommer family. .  In 1798 the wife’s maiden name was given as Vorath (Mai1798:Lb40).

Frelen?, Luxembourg: an unidentified place said by the Hoelzel FSL to be homeUC to a Grosser/Glasser family.  This might be Freulen 17 miles NNW of Luxembourg city.

FremersdorfGL, Forbach [Amt], Lothringen: is 18.5 miles NW of Forbach city, and was proven by GCRA to be home to the Tuflot family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more detail.

French Army: said by the Anton FSL to be the origin of a Baum? head of household.

Frensdorf, Bamberg [Bishopric]: is 6 miles SSW of Bamberg city and was said by the Leitsinger FSL to be homeUC to a Kret family.

Fres?FN: said by the Kratzke FSL to be fromUC Hamburg

FreschmannFN: see Pink of Louis.

Fressdorf{Sofie E.}: married Werner{J.Christian} 6 April 1766 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#901 and KS128 and 163).  KS128 and 163 both mistakenly give the year as 1965.  I did not find this couple in any published FSL.

Fresse/Friesse{Adam}: was godparent at the Luebeck baptism of Luedern{J.Jacob Adam} 4 June 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1313).  Later in 1766 he took transport in Oranienbaum for the Volga, but died enroute (T4029).

FreudenbergFN: said by the Dehler FSL to be fromUC Kinzeldorf?, Kurmainz.  Spelled Friedenberg in 1798 (Mai1798:Dl21, 22).

FreudenbergGL: an unidentified place said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be homeUC to  Kamm families.  There are at least seven Freudenberg in Germany and Austria, and more in what is now Poland and the Czech Republic.

Freudenhofen, Brandenburg Margrativate: proven to be the origin of the father of Doenhof first settler Lichtenwald[Heinrich Conrad]. This might be Freienhufen 32 km SW of Cottbus city centre.

Freudenstadt, Freudenstadt [Oberamt], Wuerttemberg: was proven by the GCRA to be home to Dieterle{Jakob} who settled in Neudorf.  This is the same place as the next entry.

Freudenstadt [Oberamt]GL, Wuerttemberg: is some 36 miles WSW of Reutlingen and some 32 miles SSW of Pforzheim, all in Baden-Wuerttemberg.  It also is some 49 miles WSW of Kirchheim-unter-Tech city, and was a District administrative center.

FreudensteinGL, Maulbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some two miles N of Maulbronn town, and proven by the GCRA using FHL(1,184,982) to be home to the Goehring family that went to Bergdorf.  See the GCRA book for more details.

FreundFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Albungen?, Darmstadt. 

FreundFN: said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to be fromUC Schellbach, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate].  For 1797 see Mai1798:Mv2318, 2319, and for 1798 see Pp11, Ss19, and Bs12, 42.

FreundFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Altenbeuthen, Darmstadt.  A Friedberg ML says that this man fromUC Alten Buseck married a Menzel woman fromUC Grossen Buseck in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt:322).

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

Freund{Adam}: leftUC Schellbach near Fritzlar now in Hesse heading for Bekkersdorf.  I did not find him in any published FSL.

FreudeFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Berleburg, [Kur-]Koeln.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

FreulenGL: see Frelen.

Frey{J.Heinrich}: married Scharmann{A.Maria} 23 April 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#579, KS128 and 153).  The Huck FSL (#60) spelled the name Frei and said he was from Kurpfalz.

Frey{Matthaeus}: from Seligenstadt near Offenbach now in Hesse married 4 March 1766 in Buedingen  Schneider{Sarah} (Mai&Marquardt#365 and KS128).  Kuhlberg said Seligenstasdt was in [Kur-]Mainz (Leichting FSL (#39) .

Frey{Elisabetha}FN: the mother of Johannes Pleinis’ wife, the GCRA found a Neudorf record which said she was born inUC Niederroedern, Seltz [Amt], Elsass.  See their book under Pleinis for more.

FreyFN{A.Maria}: a daughter of {Nicolaus} fromUC Amberg now in Bavaria married in Woehrd on 7 May 1766 Oberndoerfer{Paulus} son of {Andreas} ofUC Eltersdorf (Mai&Marquardt#799). KS147 gives 1765 as the year.  The  Stahl-am-Tarylk FSL (#38) lists him as Obendoerfer from Eltersdorf near Erlangen.  For 1798 see Mai1798:St33 which gives the maiden name of his wife as Frei.

Frey{J.Georg}: married Hoffmann {A.Elisabeth} 20 June 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Maruardt#250).   Not found in any later source.

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

FreyFN: also see Frei.

FreyburgGL, [Kur-]Sachsen: is 3 miles NW of Naumburg city and said by the Jost FSL to be homeUC to a Diel family.

FreyenseenGL, [Solms-Laubach]: said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to the Wurm man who went to Grimm (Mai&Marquard#501).

FreyensehenGL: said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to a Kraus man who married in 1766 a Volck woman; by 1767 this couple was in Krasnoyar; Stumpp said this was Freisenseen near Giessen and near Gruenberg (Mai&Marquardt#553).  Said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to a Schaeffer man who married in 1766 a Hesler woman; by 1767 this couple was in Krasnoyar (Mai&Marquardt#548).  Also see Freienseen, and Freyenseen.

Freyenstein: said to be homeUC to Hill{J.Christoph} who married Richter{A.Margaretha} 22 July 1766 in Schlitz; a recent Schiltz pastor suggests this is now likely Freiensteinau (Mai&Marquardt#735).  This is 25 km SW of Fulda city and was in 1766 in the Riedesel Barony – ed.

Freyhoff{Elisabeth}: married Krebs{Gottfried}  20 June 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#107 & KS140).  This Krebes couple with 2 children arrived in Russia  13 Sept 1766, he said to be from Sachsen (Kuhlberg4406).  Later in 1766 in Oranienbaum this Lutheran couple took transport for the Volga (T4478-4481).  Not found in any published FSL.

Freyhoft{no name given}: archive records reveal that he left Dessau city, [Anhalt-Dessau Principality] with wife and 5 children (Mai&Marquardt#1064).  I did not find them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Freymueller{Philip/Peter}: Danish records say this Lutheran leftUC Wuerttemberg arriving at Schleswig city, Schleswig Royal Duchy in June 1761; he, his wife and 3 children lived at #3 “Muessig”, Colony G16 “Prinzenmoor”, Gottorf Amt.  In 1764 wishing to flee to Russia he was arrested and thrown into prison.  When released a few months later he was assigned to Tondern Amt, and in May 1765 they lived at #4 “Lueders Hof” in Colony F13 “Koenigsanbau”, Flensburg Amt, leaving in June 1765.  They immigrated to Russia settling in Riebensdorf colony, Woronesh #53 (EEE p. 406, for more see that).

FreystadtGL an unidentified locality said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL (#14) to be in Prussia and to be the homeUC of a Shraider/Schroeder family.

Freywald{?}: from Woerlitz living at the Roten Haus in 1766 intending to go to Russia (Mai&Marquardt#1066).  Not found in any later source.

FribourgGL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the Braun family.  There is a Fribourg Kanton and city in Switzerland some 17 miles SW of Bern city, and a city of that name in the Lorraine some 23 miles W of Saverne.

Friburg?, Isenburg: said by the Reinhard FSL to be homeUC to frau Basner whose maiden name was given as Stadelmann in 1798 (Mai1798:Rh17);  I have been unable to find any place with this or a similar name on Isenburgian lands.

Friburg?, Riesenburg or Rissenburg: said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL (#20) to be the homeUC of  Mueller{J.Wilhelm}.  Probably Isenburg?

FrichelFN: see Frachtel.

Frick and Fricke interfiled below:

FrickeFN: said by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Westerburg.

FrickFN: said by the Doenhof FSL to be fromUC Darmstadt (no locality mentioned).

FrickFN{J.Heinrich}:  Kulberg6319 and the Frank FSL #78 say he was from Nidda, Hessen-Darmstadt.  [Landgraviate] (now in Hessen).  Doris Evans says that research by Ruth Froelke for the Frank Research Fund confirms these Nidda origins back to his grandfather in 1680.  He married there Erck{A.Margaretha}.  For more information including the parents of him and his wife, go to: http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/f/frick_frank.cfm.

FrickFN: the GCRA found that this family spent some time in Glueckstal and proved their origin in Altbach, Esslingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg, using FHL 2,055,964; see the GCRA book for detail.

FrickFN{Maria}: according to the Goebel FSL this was the maiden name of Kasson (fromUC Worms)’ wife.

FrickFN {Conrad/Konrad}: fromUC Wolfferborn, [Isenburg-Birstein Principality] married in Buedingen on 3 May 1766 Loos{Eliesabetha Catharina} (Mai&Marquardt#614).  KS128 says Wolferborn is near Gelnhausen now in Hesse.  The Huck FSL (#19) said he was fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned). 

FrickFN{Wilbold}: said by the Koehler FSL to be fromUC Aschaffenburg; a Heick orphan was reported living with them.

FrickFN{Daniel Gottfried}: said by the Kratzke FSL to be fromUC Anhalt-Zerbst.

Frick{M.Sophia}: said to be fromUC Aslar, Braunfels, married ForschauerFN{Eberhard} } in Friedberg17 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#348).  Listed in the Kukkus FSL (#47).

Frick/Freuck{Hans Georg}: Danish records say this Lutheran leftUC Wuerttemberg arriving at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Province in May1762; he, his wife, 5 offspring, and his step-father, Alex{J.Michel}, lived at #13 in Colony T4 “Sophienthal”, Tondern Amt until they left in May 1765.   They then immigrated to the Riebensdorf colony #13 in Woronesh.(EEE pp.409-410, for more see that).

FrickFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Rodheim, Friedberg [Imperial City].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sr4.

Fricke/Frick{Andreas}: archival sources say he was from Woerlitz, Anhalt-Dessau (Sachsen} (Mai&Marquardt#1066 and KS128).   With wife {Sophia} and two children he arrived in Russia 8 Aug 1766 he said to be fromUC Zerbst (Kulberg#4310).  Later in 1766 in Oranienbaum they with one daughter took transport for the Volga, on which trip the wife and daughter died (T4042-4044).  I did not find him in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Frick{Heinrich Sebastian}: married {Catharina} 24 April 1766 in Buedingen.  A line is drawn through this entry in the parish book (Mai&Marquardt#582).  Not found in any later source.

Frick{Sophia}: was a godparent at the 5 June 1766 Luebeck baptism of the son of Reincke{Andreas} (Mai&Marquardt#1298).  With husband {Andreas} and two children she arrived in Russia 8 Aug 1766 (Kulberg#4310). Later in 1766 in Oranienbaum they with one daughter took transport for the Volga, on which trip she and a daughter died (T4042-4044).

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

Friecke: filed amongst the Fricks.

FrickelFN{Conrad Sr and Conrad Jr}: said by the KS128 and Balzer FSL (#95) to be fromUC Isenburg (no state or locality identified).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bz9, 42, 58.

Frickel{George}: from Isenburgischen went to Balzer

Frickel/FrikkelFN said by the Kautz FSL to be fromUC Ottenheim, Kurpfalz.

FrickenhausenGL,  Nuertingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 2.5 miles SE of Nuertingen city.  Both the 1816 Kassel census (#11) and KS:261 said this was homeUC to the Ferber family.  See the GCRA book for more.

Fridericia city, Juetland Royal Province: is 90 km NNE of Flensburg city and was one of the main gateways to the Danish German colonies established during 1759-62.

FriebelFN:  said by the Koehler FSL to be the maiden name of frau Koehler.

FriebergGL:  an unidentified place said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Sterzar? family.

Frieberg(?)GS an unidentified state associated in the Frank FSL with Rinteln.

FriebertsheimGL, Bavaria: see Freimersheim.

Friebus?FN: Herr Friebus was said by the Fischer FSL to be fromUC Saoruno?, Sachsen; his frau was said to come from Sernow, Preussen.

Friebus?FN: Herr Friebus? was said by the Fischer FSL to be fromUC Zitau, Sachsen; his frau, a Schreider?, was said to come from Triresi?, Frankreich.

Frieck FN: said by the Straub FSL to be fromUC Uffhofen, Kurpfalzb.  Spelled Frick in 1790 and 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2862, Sr26 and 20.

FriedFN{J.Ernst}: said by the Galka FSL (#9) to be fromUC Westerhilden?.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

FriedFN: arrived in South Russia in 1819 and later settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Neustadt, Waiblingen Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.

FriedFN{Georg}: said by the Kano FSL (#73) to be fromUC Rechtenburg with a Bittner step-daughter in the household.  This may be the man listed at  Kulberg134 from Elsass?  Spelled  Friedt in 1798 (Mai1798:Lz22).

Fried {Christina}: fromUC Geschsweiler married Braun{Nikolaus} in Buedingen on 24 May 1766 (KS123, Mai&Marquardt#664).  ).  They arrived in Russia 29 Aug. 1766, he said to be fromUC Pfalz (Kulberg5141).  With wife {A.Catrina} he took transport from Oranienbaum to the Volga, but he died enroute (T519-520).  I could not find this couple in any published FSL.

FriedbergGL, Darmstadt: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be homeUC to a Weiser family.  This surely was Friedberg [Imperial City]GS which was a country of its own, near Hessen-Dramstadt lands, not in it.

FriedbergGL, Holy Roman Empire: an unidentified German locality (might be the Friedberg which is 50.5 miles SSW of Vienna), said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL to be in the Holy Roman Empire and to be homeUC to a Eger family.

Friedberg or FriedburgGL, Isenburg: 16 miles WNW of Buedingen, and said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL to be in the county of Rissenburg (Isenburg?) and to be homeUC to a Mueller family.  This surely was FriedbergGSand near Isenburg territory, not in it.

Friedberg-in-der-Wetterau, Hesse apparently was the headquarters of the Rheinische Ritterkreise, a group of Knights and Barons who elected one to administer their joint lands.  From 1727-45 Herman Riedesel from Lauterbach was the Burggraffen so elected.  This surely was FriedbergGS which was also the seat of its own government.

FriedbergGL, Wuerzburg: an unidentified place said by the Goebel FSL to be homeUC to a Haag and possibly a Faust family.

Friedberg [Imperial City]GS: this city, some 14 miles NNE of Frankfurt-am-Main, was the seat of its own city state by the same name owing three small territories: 1) the old city plus the villages of Wart and Spital; 2) Altenstadt city plus Engelthal, Oppelshausen and Rodenbach, and possibly Hergheim, Enzheim, Oberrau, Rommelhausen, and Hoechst; 3) included Kaichen and probably Koppenheim, Okarben, Grosskarben, Kleinkarben, Rendel, Buedesheim, and Heldenbergen.  None of the following references mentions any locality.  Said by the Grimm FSL to be homeUC to Biermann, Brunhardt, Groh, Kirchner, Kraft, Kuhn, Major, and Seibel families.  Said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be homeUC to a Groh family.  Said by Kulberg122 to be homeUC to Mueller{Paul+w+1c}. Said by the Kutter FSL to be home to an Ickes family, and, perhaps, a Honecker family.   Said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to Eckhardt and Weigand families.  Said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to the Lempe family, and possibly to a Stelz family.

Friedeberg GL: EEE p.484 said this was the place from which Kepp{Gottfried} is said to have departed to come to the German colonies in Denmark.  [There were a least four places with this name in what is now Poland and the Czech Republic, their current names being: Mirsk, Strzelce Krajenskie, and Zulova in Poland and Dobromierz in the Czech Republic – ed.]

Friedeburg-am-QueisGL: see Friedenberg.

FriedenbergFN: see Freudenberg and Friedenberger.

FriedenbergGL, Schlesien: said by the Goebel FSL to be homeUC to a Neumann and perhaps a Weiss family.  This might be Friedeburg-am-Queis, now Mirsk, Poland, some 23 miles SE of Gorlitz.

FriedenbergerFN: said by the Schwab FSL to be fromUC Teschow.    Spelled Friedenberg in 1780 and 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2670, Sb15, 16), as well as Friedenberger (Gk59).

FriedenwaldGL, Marburg: an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Wormsbecher family.  There is a Friedewald some 48 miles ENE of Marburg-an-der-Lahn.

FriederichsenFN: also see Freudenhofen, Brandenburg Margraviate.

FriederikFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Amlingstadt,   May have been spelled Friedrich in 1798 (Mai1798:Sm26??).

FriedersdorfGL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to an Arnhold man.  There are at least 18 Friedersdorfs in the Germanies.

FriedewaldGL: an unidentified place said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to homeUC to Beier(J.Heinrich} and {Maria} and Damm/Dan families.  This surely is the same as the next entry.

Friedewald, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: is 6 miles E of Bad Hersfeld and was said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the Hahn, Mueller{Wilhelm}, and possibly Jensen families.  Said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to homeUC to Eschenbrenner/Aschenbrenner, Merhardt/Marquardt, and Mueller families; Kuhlberg said this was in Hessen.

FriedlandGL, probably [Kurbraunshweig]: is 8 miles S of Goettingen city, and said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Ketter family.  Kuhlberg said this was in Sachsen, through which one would have had to pass to get to Russia from this Friedland, but there were several other Friedlands in the Germanies.

FriedlandGL, Sachsen: an unidentified place said by the Lauwe FSL to be homeUC to a Grasmueck family.

Friedlein{Friederich}: married Rolmann{Barbara} in Luebeck 11 April 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#131).  On 12 May 1766 with wife {Maria} and one child he arrived in Russia, he said to be fromUC Bayreuth (Kulberg164 ).  Not found in any later source.

FriedrichFN:  listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:672) as frau Roesler without origin; the GCRA proved her origin in Alpersbach, Freudenstadt [Amt], Wuerttemberg, using FHL 1,1884,483; see their book for detail.

FriedrichFN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC Halle.

FriedrichFN{J.Adam}: using both Franze-Merlau, Christel. Familienbuch Rossdorf bei Darmstadt (Darmstadt: Deutsche Ortssippenbuecher, 2004): 179 & 804, and Ramge, Helmut. Familien in Georgenhausen, Dilshofen und Zeilhardt von 1695-1900 (Darmstadt: Deutsche Ortssippenbuecher, 1993): 72, Brent Mai proved this man was born in 1722 in Georgenhausen, [Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate] (now in Hesse).  Here in 1747 he married his second wife Witzler{A.Maria} who has been born in 1723 in Rossdorf (bei Darmstadt) where the births of their several childfren are recorded, the last being in 1766.  For much more detail go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/f/friedrich_laub.cfm.  This family is in the Laub FSL (#14) saying he came from Rossdorf, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate].  Two of their children may appear in the 1798 censuses (Mai1798:Lb53 and Sr16).

FriedrichFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be an oprhan boy living in the Kott household.

FriedrichFN{Eva Katharina}: this may have been the maiden name of frau Henneberg{Adam} of Stahl-am-Karaman FSL #33??  He was said to  have come from the Thuengen Barony – she may have too.

Friedrich{E.Katharina}FN: see Schaefer{G.Phillip} who with his wife and 1 child left Fraenkish-Crumbach in 1766 to go to Russia ( Mai&Marquardt#1280 and KS128 and 153).  Buedingen parish records, evidently mistakenly, gave her maiden name as Schaefer (Mai&Marquardt#1209).  I did not find them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Friedrich/Friederich{Leonhard}: catholic son of the late {Caspar} ofUC Oberwittighausen, Wuerzburg [Bishopric] on 3 June 1766 in Woehrd married Link{Anna} (Mai&Marquardt#823).  KS129 said Oberwittichausen was near Lauda. Later in 1766 Friederich{Leonhard} apparently took transport alone in Oranienbaum for the Volga (T3583).  Not found in any later source.

Friedrich{Martin}: married Wiese{Barbara E.} 9 April 1766 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt# 926). KS129 and 164 evidently mistakenly say the year was 1765.  I could not find them in any published FSL.

FriedrichFN: also see Friederik.

Friedrichdamst(?)GS: an unidentified colony in the Danish marshes in the 1760s..

Friedrichsanbau, Schleswig[-Holstein Royal Duchy]: is 13 km SW of Schleswig city.  Gerhard Lang found that  Beisel and Brickmann families lived here for a time before moving on to Dreispitz.

FriedrichsauGL, Schleswig-Holstein: this is probably the same place as the preceding entry.

FriedrichsenFN: said by the Dinkel FSL to be fromUC Holmdrup, Daenemark.  A Luebeck ML says this Friederichsen man married in 1766 a Weinberg woman (Mai&Marquardt#71).

FriedrichsenFN: said by the Dinkel FSL to be fromUC Osen, Daenmark.

FriedrichsenFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Oberwittighausen.

FriedrichsgabeGL, [Holstein-Gottorp Duchy?]: is 12 miles N of Hamburg city centre, and said by the Galka FSL to be homeUC to an Erbenson family.

FriedrichshagenGL, Laznow [Amt], Posen Department, South Prussia. the GCRA says this was an early name for Augustow, confirmed by Jerry Frank.  They found it associated in 1802-1806 with Gabel and Goetz families.

FriedrichsheimGL: an unidentified place said by the Galka FSL to be homeUC to an Albrecht family.

Friedrichsholm, Schleswig[-Holstein Duchy]: is 26 miles SW of Schleswig city.  Gerhard Lang found that a Beisel family lived here for a time before moving on to Dreispitz.

Friedrichshuette: is 2 km SE of  Buedingen and KS124 says this is which Daubert{no name given} left for Russia.  No date was given and I do not know how to try to find him in a FSL.

Friedrichshuld, Krzepice [Amt], Sudpruessen: an unidentified place the GCRA found associated with Gering and Licht familes in 1800-1806.

Friedrichstadt?, [Kur-]Sachsen: is 1.5 km NE of Wittenberg city and was said by the Straub FSL to be homeUC to a Lieder family.

Friedrichstal,  Baden-Durlach Margraviate: 12 km NNE of Karlsruhe city centre and proven to be the origin of Doenhof first settler Lichtenwald[Heinrich Conrad].

FriedritzFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be an orphan in the Pilen household.

FriedtFN: see Fried.

FriehofFN: said by the Kano FSL to be step-sons in the Krebst household.  I could not find these men in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Frielingen, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: is 8 miles W of Bad Hersfeld and was said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to homeUC to a Keil family.  Kuhlberg said this was in Hessen.

FriesFN: not found in an FSL but was in the 1775 Grimm census #35.  For {A.Maria} 31 and {M.Katharina} 33 in 1798 see Mai1798:Gm87 and 125).

FriesFN{Adam}: said by a Family Chart to be a Hussenbach first settler and to be fromUC [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate] (no locality mentioned).  For 1794 see Mai1798:Mv1065.

FriesFN: said by the Schulz FSL to be an orphan in the Pitsch household.  I could not find him in Mai1798.

Fries/Friess{Johannes}: fromUC Felda on 3 July 1766 in Buedingen married Rausch{A.Maria}fromUC RepgeshainUC (Mai&Marquard#726).  KS129 gives the family name as Friess from Gross-FeldaUC near Alsfeld and  says RebgeshainUC was near Lauterbach now in Hesse. KS149 says they were going to Zuerich.  I did not find this family in any later source.

Friess{Martin}: KS129 says he was fromUC Gelnhausen now in Hesse.  I did not find him in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Friess{Zacharias}: KS129 says he was fromUC Gross-Felda near Alsfeld now in Hesse.  On 15 Sept 1766 {Zacharius & A.Maria} with 3 children arrived in Russia, he said to be from Darmstadt (Kulberg6382).  With 3 children they took transport in Oranienbaum for the Volga, on which trip another child was born (T3148-3152).   I did not find him in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

FriesFL:  Alejandro Mueller of Argentina has found many variations, including: Friese, Frisz, Fris, and Freis.  He believes it originally was Friess (German) or Vries (Dutch/Flemish) and that the family originally came from Friesland in what is today Holland.  Nicknames indicating this origin he says are Friso, Friese, or Frison.

FrieseFN: see Fries.

FriesenFL:  said by the Orloff FSL to be fromUC Kalteherberg, Danzig.

Friesendorf[J.Anton}: said by Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been fromUC Halsberg (Lk70). I could not find this couple or any obvious descendants in Mai1798. (Lk68).

Friess: see Fries.

Friesse: go to Fresse.

FrietzleFN: see Fritzle.

FrikkelFN: see Frickel.

FrisFN: see Fries.

FrisackGL, Brandenburg: an unidentified place said by the Graf FSL to be homeUC to the wife of Weinberg.

FrischFN: said by the Kratzke FSL to be fromUC Machka(?), Preussen.

Frisch{Johannes}:  said by the Roethling FSL(#32) to be fromUC Esch, Luxemburg.  KS129 said he, his wife and two children left Ischen, Luxemburg for Semenowka.

FrischFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Magdeburg [Duchy]. For 1790 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2987,Jo51.

FrischbachGL, Dessenfelz: an unidentified place said by the Dietel FSL to be homeUC to a Lederer family.  This might be Pfrischbach, Breubach Condo, some 15 miles SW of Darmstadt city.

FrischbornGL: is some 9 miles SW of Schlitz city and was in Riedesel Barony.  Said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to an Ortstadt family.  See Schlitz.

Frischburg(?)GL/SS: an unidentified place said (no locality mentioned) by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Fritzmann family.  This might be Frischborn.

FriszFN: see Fries.

Fritsch{Christina}: Kuernbach parish records prove she married Dederer{Engelhard} in May 1762 in Kuernbach where she was born in 21 May 1735 (EEE p.377, see that for  more detail).

Fritsch{Friederich}: the date of his arrival in Denmark has not been found; but according to Danish records Maassen/Masasse{M.Catharina} was his mother-in-law and in June 1764 he was living at #8 in Colony T5 “Friderichshoefe”, Tondern Amt.  In January 1765 he last reregistered in Denmark.  Later he immigrated to Russia being recorded in the parish register of Neu-Saratowka colony near St. Petersburg (EEE p. 407-408, and 509; for more see those).

FritschFN: listed by the 1816 Kassel census (#107) without origin and said by KS:270 to be fromUC Nordrach, Offenburg [Amt], Baden.  The records may be in FHL#905,053.  See the GCRA book for more.

FritzFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Kalefalz, Trier.

FritzFN: said by the Keller FSL to be a son-inlaw in the Hahn{Gottfried} household.

Fritz{Caspar}: married Bayer{A.Maria} fromUC Gunterskirchen on 26 May 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#665, KS120 says Gunterskirchen is near Giessen). Not listed in Kulberg or T.  But by July 1767  they apparently had settled in Krasnoyar FSL #98 which said the husband was fromUC Laubach.  Some render his name as Caspar{Fritz}.

FritzFN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Laubach.  For 1798 see Mai1798:pb28.

FritzFN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Eppstein, Kurmainz.

FritzFN: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be fromUC Sulzfeld, Herzogtum Wuerttemberg.  For 1790, 1796 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2472, 2478, Rm31 and 53, and Sw23.

FritzFN: this widow was in Rosenheim in 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2484) and may have been in Paulskaya later that year (Pl30??).  I have found no hint of her maiden name nor where she was before 1798.  If the designation “widow” was incorrect, she could have been the young daughter of the preceding entry.

Fritz{Conrad/J.Conrad}: married Krafft{Elisabeth} 29 May 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#203).  Not found in Kulberg.  Later in 1766 with no children they arrived in Russia (T4092-4093).  Not found in any later source.

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

Fritzinger{A.Maria}: daughter of {Jacob}fromUC Meerholz married Schaedel{Casper} 25 April 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#590).  KS129 said Meerholz was near Gelnhausen.  I did not find them in any pub lished FSL or in Mai1798.

Fritzle/Frietzle{Conrad}: Danish records say this Lutheran leftUC Klein Gartach, Brackkenheim, Wuerttemberg arriving at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in June 1762; they lived at #2 “Basballes hof” in Colony F8 “Christiansheide”, Flensburg Amt and later at #1”Rosenkrantz Hof” in that same Colony which they left in 1765 for Russia.  They are recorded in the parish register of Neu-Saratowka colony near St. Petersburg (EEE p,408, for more see that).

Fritzle/Frietzle{Friederich}: Danish records say this Lutheran leftUC Wuerttemberg arriving at Schleswig city, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1761; he his wife and two offspring lived at #1 “Adlers Hof” in Colony F12 “ until released in June 1763.  They are recorded in the parish register of Neu-Saratowka colony near St. Petersburg (EEE p. 407, for more see that).

Fritzle/FritzlerFN{J.Jacob}: Danish records say this Luthern leftUC Wuerttemberg arriving at Schleswig city, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1761; he, his wife and 8 children lived at #3 “Christianshof” in Colony F2 “Christians Thal” until they requested permission to depart in April 1765 (EEE p.409, for more see that).  who may have first settled in StephanVV, but had mostly moved before 1775 to Grimm (1775 census #11, 15, 54, 64, and 167).  Dona Reeves-Marquardt has verified, using local German records, that this family came from Kleingartach, Brackenheim Oberamt, Wuerttemberg, where Fritzler{J.Jacob} married Eurich{Franziska Catharina} prior to going to the Volga.  Dona used  the Application of Jacob Fritzler to leave Wuertttemberg with several adults and several children to go to Jutland/Denmark dated 9 Apr 1761.  They may or may not have gone there.  For much more detail go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/f/fritzler.cfm.  For 1798 see Mai1798: Dh67, Gm175, 88, 18, 89, 55, 34, 153, Ho19, Ms6, Mv2840, Sp13 and 20.

Fritzle/FrietzlerFN{J.Martin}: Danish records say this son of {Jacob} leftUC Wuerttemberg arriving at Schleswig city, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1761; he and his wife lived first at #2 “Basballes Hof” in Colony F8 “Christiansheide”, Flensburg Amt, then at #4 “Baerens Hof” in the same colony, and finally at #1 “Friderichshof” in Colony F2 ‘Christiansthal”, Flensburg Amt, before requesting permission to leave in April 1764 (EEE pp.408-409, for more see that).  They are recorded at #11 in the Grimm 1775 census.

Fritzle/FritzlerFN{Jacob}: Danish records say he was son of {J.Jacob} (EEE p. 409).  He is recorded in Grimm 1775 census #65.

Fritzle/FritzlerFN{Michael}: Danish records say this Lutheran was son of {J.Jacob}, leftUC Wuerttemberg arriving at Schleswig city, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1761; he, his wife, 4 children and servant, Grass{Andreas} lived at #6 “Moltken Hof” in Colony F6 “Friderichsheide”, Flensburg Amt until they requested permission to leave in April 1765 (EEE p. 409).  He is recorded in Grimm 1775 census #15.

Fritzlar(?)GS: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Graef family.  There was a small city-state some 14 miles SW of Kassel city, owned by Mainz.

Fritzler{J.Gottfried}: father of {Samuel Friedrich} (who was bapt. in Luebeck 23 June 1766), and spouse of Bergmann{M.Elisabeth} (Mai&Marquardt#1304).  Not found in KS, Kulberg, T or in any published FSL).

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

FritzmannFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Kurpfalz (no locality mentioned), with an orphaned brother-in-law Schuster{Michael} in the household.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Froed{A.Catharina}: see Froedin.

Froede{A.Catharina}: see Froedin.

Froedin{A.Catharina}: She married  Bauer{Adam} on 29 June 1766 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#1037).  KS10 gives her family name as Froed, while KS129 has Froede and says the year was 1765.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Lz15. 

FroelichFN {J.Adam}:  Fraenkisch-Crumbach parish records say he left Kirch-Beerfurth, Erbach now in Hesse with wife and 2 children and a Fraenkisch-Crumbach pastor received a note from Russia saying they had arrived there safely (Mai&Marquardt:1280d).  The Frank FSL (fk92) lists Freiling{J.Georg} fromUC Eberbach, Erbach [County].  Despite the difference in first names, it would seem that this was really Froelich{J.Adam} whom Gieg1 proved was from Kirch-Beerfurth, [Erbach County].  In 1762 he married Hofferbaer/Hoferbert{A.Barbara} born in Hoechst in 1730.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Fk125.

Froehlich FN: the 1816 Kassel census (#12) said this family came fromUC Trierschen, and KS:271 said they came fromUC Franzoesischen Trierschen.  However, using FHL#1,056,955, the GCRA proved their origin in Winnenden, Waiblingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg; the GCRA also found records indicating that the family had come to Kassel via Neu-Wuerttemberg, Tkaczew Amt, South Prussia.

Froemmig{Juliana}:  married Seyring{J.Christoph} 30 April 1766 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#957).  KS158 spells her name Roemmig.  KS129 and 158 give 1765 as the year.

FroeseFN:  said by the Orloff FSL to be fromUC Wieckerau, Elbing.

FrohburgGL, Sachsen: is some 21 miles SSW of Leipzig city, and said by the Holstein FSL to be homeUC to a Kerbs family.

Fromhausen?GL, Holland: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the (Mueller{Just} and possibly to the Meinhart families.  There is a Fromhausen some 17 miles SE of Bielefeld city in what would have been the Lippe Principality.

FrommFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Glueckstadt, Holstein.

Fromm{Tobias}:  listed in the 1798 Seelmann census (Sm27 and 30) but I could not find him in any FSL.

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

FrommFN: see also Frahm.

FrommenhausenGL, Wuerttemberg: is some 16 miles WSW of Reutlingen city, and said by the Lauwe FSL to be homeUC to a Schuller family.

FrommernGL, Bailingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 1.5 miles SE of Balingen town, and was said by KS 459 to homeUC the Stroebel{Konrad} family, which family the GCRA proved did not arrive in Glueckstal.

FronhausenGL: an unidentified place said to have been homeUC to the Wilhelm family (Lk4), possible early settlers in Zuerich.  There were at least 9 similar placenames in the German-speaking lands.  One such place was Frohnhausen in Hessen-Darmstadt Langraviate some 21 km NNW of Marburg-an-der-Lahn.

Fros?FN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Meiling.

Froscheiser{Philipp}: in 1798 this 50-year-old man was living in Beideck (Mai1798:Bd25).  See Froschhaeuer.

Froschhaeuer{Ambrosius}: Jim Pickelhaupt says he verified that this man who settled in Beideck was ofUC Schmnidttor.  In 1798 50-year-old Froscheiser{Philipp} was living in Beideck (Mai1798:Bd25).

FroschhauerFN:  see Froschhauser.

FroschhausenGL: an unidentified place said by the Buedingen ML  to be homeUC to the Walther woman who in 1766 married a Mehn man ; by 1767 this couple was in Pfeiffer (Mai&Marquardt:593).  This likely is the same place as the next entry.

FroschhausenGL: is 8 miles SE of Offenbach, and is said by the Roethling FSL to be homeUC to a Baier family.

FroschhauserFN{Gerhard}:  said by the Koehler FSL (#3) to be fromUC Steinheim, Mainz. The family name was spelled Froschhauer in 1798 (Mai1798:Kl03).  The Buedingen ML said this widower married in 1766 a Trapp woman (Mai&Marquardt#572).  They are listed at KS129.

FroseGL,  [Kur-]Sachsen: is some 41 miles SW of Magdeburg city, and was.said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Roesner family. 

Frueck: see Frick.

FruehaufFN: said by the Bauer FSL to be fromUC Zweibruecken (no locality mentioned).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Br7.

FruehaufFN: this early pastor to the Kratzke/Dietel parish, who retired to Norka and was buried there, was proven by Dr. Stefan Fruehauf of Heidelberg, Germany, to have been born in Neudietendorf, Gotha, near Erfurt; the pastor’s father had immigrated to Christiannsfeld, Denmark, and died there.

Fruehe{J.Werner}: married Blettner{Dorothea Margarethe} in Luebeck on 14 May 1766 ( KS129 and Mai&Marquardt#154)  KS129 said, evidently mistakenly,  the year was 1765.  Not found in Kulberg, T or in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

FruehlingFN{Johannes}: married Graef{A.Margaretha} 19 March 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#448).  They were in the 1775 Beideck census (#57) and likely were among the first settlers there.see. For 1798 see Mai1798:Bd7.  According to Linda Freehling, the Fruhling family chart says this family came to Beideck fromUC Darmstadt [most likely this is the country of Hesse-Darmstadt Landgraviate]. 

FruehwaldFN: said by the Schwed FSL to be fromUC Berlin, Preussen.  I could not find them or likely descendants in Mai1798.

FruhlingFN: see Fruehling.

Frumet?, Wertheim?: an unidentified place said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Rothenberger family.

Frunkenstadt?, Schlesien: an unidentified place said by the Hoelzel FSL to be homeUC to a Netger family.  There was a Frankenstein-in-Schlesien, nka Zabkowice Slaskie, 36 miles SSW of Breslau.

FuchsFN(J.Valentin}: Danish records say this Lutheran left Altenbach near Heidelberg in Ladensburg Amt, Kurpfalz arriving at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in Nov. 1759; he, his wife and 2 offspring  lived in Colony J2 “Friderichsheede”, Silkeborg Amt last registered in Denmark in April 1763 (EEE p.410, for more see that).  Gerhard Lang proved he was born in 1735 in Altenbach, Kurpfalz.  He immigranted to Denmark (now Schleswig-Holstein) where in the colony of Thorning he married Reitermann{A.Maria} in 1760.  For more detail go to http://cvgs.24 June 1766 Buedingen bpatismj cu-portland.edu/origins/f/fuchs_anton.cfm.  The Anton FSL (#38) said he was from Heidelberg Oberamt, Kurpfalz.  For 1798 see Mai1798:An40 and Lw31.

FuchsFN: said by the Dehler FSL to be fromUC Reifenberg, Bassenheim.  For 1798 see 1798Mai:Dl32.

FuchsFN: said by the 1798 Dietel census to be the maiden name of frau Welde (Mai1798:Dt39).

FuchsFN: said by a 1782 Ernestinendorf record to be the maiden name of frau Hartmann {Mai1798:Mv567).

Fuchs{J.Kaspar}FN: said by the Galka FSL to be fromUC Glauburg, Gelnhausen.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Gk11, 26 wherein the maiden name of frau Fuchs is given as Nickel.

Fuchs{Katharine}FN: said by the Galka FSL to be fromUC Steinberg.

FuchsFN: according to the Goebel FSL this was the maiden name of Walter (fromUC Schlierbach)’s wife.  Later spelled Fix (Mai1798:Gb31).

FuchsFN: according to the 1798 census this was the maiden name of frau Weiss of Hoelzel (Mai1798:Hz7).

Fuchs{J.Georg}FN: Shirley Hurrell engaged a German research who  found that this man’s grandfather {J.Eberhard} was in Pferdsfeld, he {George} himself was born in 1733 in Merxheim, then in 1761 in Offenbach-am-Glan marriedUC Gresser{Friederica Magdalena} from Ilgensheim.  All three localities said to be in Reingrafen von Grumbach Territory.  Kuhlberg#6120  records their arrival  in Russia in 1766 aboard the ship Die Frau Ditrica and in the next year they evidently settled inUC Hussenbach.  Not found in T.  For a bit more information go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/f/fuchs_hussenbach.cfm.   For 1798 see Mai1798:Hs80, 30 and 76.

FuchsFN{J.Nicolaus}: using LDS film #493219 Brent Mai proved his, his wife {A.Eva}’s and their children’s origin of Fuchs{J.Nicolaus & Anna Eva} and their children in Martinstein.  He was a godparent at the 24 June 1766 Buedingen baptism of the son of Fuchs{Georg & Friederque} (Mai&Marquardt#1212).  With wife {A.Elisabeth} and 5 childrem he arrived in Russia 13 Sept 1766, said to be from the Pfalz (Kuhlberg6264)  The parents soon died and their children settled in Yagodnaya Polyana FSL (#80).    They were said by the Pleve version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be fromUC Messein(?), Pfalz, while the Kromm version (pp.32, 33) said they were fromUC either Weiler-an-der-Noh, or Oberlais, or Mesen, or Steinfurt!  For a bit more information and the birthdates of the offspring, go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/f/fuchs_yagodnaya.cfm.   My guess is that they were closely related to the Fuchs{J.Georg} family in the preceding entry – ed.

FuchsFN: said by the Jost FSL to be fromUC Hettstaedt?, Sachsen.

FuchsFN:  according to a Rosslau ML this woman (no origin given) married in 1766 a Toermer man; by 1767 the couple was in Jost; Stumpp also spelled her name Fucks (Mai&Marquardt#964).

Fucks{M.Sophie}: on  8 May 1765 she married in Rosslau Toermer{J.Gottlieb} (Mai&Marquardt#964) and KS129 and 161).  They were listed in the Jost FSL (#56)

FuchsFN: Herr Fuchs was said by the Koehler FSL to be fromUC Mamberg?, Mainz, and his frau’s maiden name was given as Demerlin (no origin given).

FuchsFN: the Kutter FSL shows a Fuchs orphan living in the Mueller household, the head of which is listed as coming from Isenburg.

FuchsFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Wuerzburg [Bishopric] (no locality mentioned).

FuchsFN: said by the Mueller FSL to be fromUC Schlierbach.   The Kuhlberg list gives the state as Isenburg.

FuchsFN: said by the 1816 Neudorf census (#45) to have come fromUC Hemmingen, Leonberg [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  The GCRA seems to have ignored this family.

FuchsFN: the Norka 1798 census gives this as the maiden name of Spadi’s wife (Mai1798:Nr8).

FuchsFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  The maiden name of the wife is later said to be Walter (Mai1798:Nr189).  For other family members in 1793 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv1988, Nr8, 215, Wt74, and Kk42.

Fuchs FN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Gatscha?, with Duchscherer/Tuchscherer step-children in the household.  Spelled Funk in 1784 (Mai1798:Mv2069).

FuchsFN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Koblenz.

FuchsFN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Steinach, Tyrol.

FuchsFN: said by the Rothammel FSL to be fromUC Geminden/Gmuenden(?), Swabisch, Swabia.

Fuchs{Peter}: Kulberg7250 reports that this couple arrived in Oranienbaum in September 1766.  They were possible Zug first settlers said by Recruiter Beauregard’s 1768 list (Lk145) to have been fromUC Kougend? and to have gone in1768 to Schoenchen; if they did do that they must have arrived there after that FSL was done; otherwise they may have gone directly to Zug where they were in 1798 (Zg:35) with no indication they came to Zug from any other colony,

Fuchs{Valentin}: KS:82 and 129 say this party of  5 fromUC Mecklenburg  in 1764 was sent on to the Saratov area as part of  the group of colonists transported under the command of  Captain Paykul and Cornet Rehbinder.  I have not found them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

FuchsFN: this family name was found recorded in Kirburg marriage records 1762-1767, and in Winterhausen marriage records 1760-1769; see Flegel trip.

FuchsbergGL: an unidentified place said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Glaser family.  There were at least seven Fuchsberg in the Germanies.

FuchsstadtGL: also see Vogtstadt.

FuchsstadtGL, Wuerzburg: is some 10 miles NE of Schweinfurt city, and said by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to a Weiss family.

FucksFN: see Fuchs.

FueckeFN: see Ficke.

FuehrerFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Hessen (no locality mentioned).  For family members in 1798 see Mai1798:Nr169, 28, 140 and Bz73.

Fuehrer FN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Langenhain, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate].  They surely died prior to the 1798 Volga censuses.

Fuehrer{J.Heinrich}: he came from Ransbach near Hersfeld now in Hesse.  I did not find him in any published FSL or Mai1798.

FuerheilingFN: see Firgeiling.

Fuernheim, [Oettingen County]: is 9 km NW of Oettingen town and said by the Schoenchen FSL to be homeUC to a Kawald family.

Fuerstenberg?GL: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Karnttecher? family.  This probably refers to the Principality, but may refer to any one of the ten or more cities and towns in the Germanies so named.

Fuerstenberg PrincipalityGL: the Fuerstenberg princes held extensive, but scattered, lands along the upper Danube and NW beyond its headwaters, plus some lands extending from the edges of Pfullendorf city to Lake Constance.  One of the holdings ran from Haslach NE almost as far as Freudenstadt.

Fuerstentum WaldeckGS: is the Waldeck Principality, known more fully as the  Principality of Waldeck-Pyrmont .

Fuerstenwalde?GL, Sachsen: is some 20 miles SSE of Dresden city and said by the Lauwe FSL to be homeUC to a Knoche family

FuerstenwerderGL, Prussia: probably is now Zulawki, Poland, some 14 miles ESE of Danzig city, and was said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the Koppel family.

FuerthGL: (an unidentified place) said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Bauer family.

FuerthGL, Ansbach [Margraviate]: is 4 miles NW of Nuernberg city and said by the Lauwe FSL to be homeUC to Blem and Maerz families.

FuerthGL: KS140 & 158 say this is in Bavaria [at the time he wrote], if so it surely was the place in the preceding entry.  Said to be homeUC of Altmann/Altenmann{Barbara} who married  of Altmann/Altenmann{Barbara} Krapfenbauer{J.Georg}  in Woehrd in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#766).  Said by a Woehrd ML to be homeUC to the Lutheran Brandhof{Magdalena} who married Catholic Spizwiszer{Thomas} 30 April 1766 in Woehrd (Mai&Marquardt#783).

Fuerth?GL: an unidentified place said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Best family. Kuhlberg said this was in Darmstadt.  Of the two dozen or so Fuerth in the Germanies in the 1760’s I can find none on Hessen-Darmstadt lands.

FuerthGL, Kurmainz: is now in Hessen some 8 miles W of Erbach city, said by the Walter FSL to be homeUC to a Yais/Jais family.

FuertigFN: said by the Dobrinka FSL to be fromUC Stein, Baden-Durlach.

Fuessen GL: this town was some 30 KM SE of Kempten in what is present-day southern Bavaria.

FuetznerFN: see Pfitzner.

Fugenhausen?: an unidentified place said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been homeUC to the Mei{Georg} family (Lk81).  Kuhlberg said this was in Mainz.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Lz37.

FuhrFN: she is said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to have married Reisch in Oranienbaum, but no origin is given for her.

Fuhr{Johannes+w}:  Kulberg35 said they were of the Reformed faith from Pfalz.  Not in T.  On 1 February 1766 in Danzig {Johannes} married Philipp{A.Maria Ottila} (Mai&Marquardt#764).  KS129 said they were going to Dehler.   I could not find them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

FuhrFN said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Hirschfeld, Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter(?).

FuhrFN: said by the Hildmann FSL to be the maiden name of frau Kehl.

Fuhr?FN: also see Fur.

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

FuhrmannFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Halberstadt, Brandenburg.

Fuhrmann/Furman{Jacob/H.Jacob}: Danish records say this Lutheran leftUC Grossbundenbach, Pfalz-Zwibruechken arriving at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in Jan. 1761; he, his wife {Anne Magdalena} 27 and 2 offspring {E.Margaretha} 4, and {M.Magdalena} 1 lived first in Colony J4 “Friderichsdall”, Silkeborg Amt, and later in Colony J6 “Julianaheede”, same Amt (EEE p.410).  With his Menging wife {A.Magdalena} their son {H.Jacob} was  baptized in Luebeck 6 March 1766. (Mai&Marquardt#1330).  He was a godparent at the 11 March 1766 Luebeck baptism of Hassenfus{J.Dietrich} the son of {J.Dietrich} and his Schilling wife {Elisabeta} (Mai&Marquardt#1331).  Lutheran with wife {Anna} and  4 offspring: {Mathias 22, Elisabeth 6, Anna 3, Heinrich .25} arrived in Russia 20 May 1766; he said to be fromUC [Kur-]Pfalz and going to Livonia/Latvia (Kulberg226 and p.24). In Aug. 1766 in Oranienbaum he signed a pledge to settle in Hirshenhof colony, Latvia (EEE p.410, for more see that).

Fuhrmann{J.Georg}: catholic son of  {J.Christian} fromUC Frauenaurach 26 May1766 married in [Nuernberg-]Woehrd Flachsmann{M.Barbara} Lutheran daughter of {Christoph(er)} (Mai&Marquardt#813).   Not found in any later source.

Fulck{Nicolaus}: from Erpach, a daughter was baptized 29 July 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#1327).  Not found in either Kuhlberg or T.

Fulda [Bishopric]GS: Fulda city, chartered as a city in 1157, is 53 miles NE of Frankfurt-am-Main was the chief city of this country.  A very important Abbey was begun here in 744, it grew as an independent country, Fulda Abbey, with its Abbott controlling more and more lands, and in 1752 it became Fulda Bishopric, its Abbot having been made a bishop i.e. prince abbott.  Prior to 1803 the only time these lands were secularly controlled was by the Teutonic Knights in 1576-1602.  Per Remmick its Prince Abbot had very extensive holdings in part in the Rhoen Mountains (all round Fulda city) and in part from Brueckenau to Hammelburg in Franconia [E of  the  Thuengen Barony]. None of the following references mention a locality:  Said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Lofink family.  Said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Richter and possibly to a Dietrich family.  Said by the Grimm FSL to be homeUC to a Mueller family.  Said by the Hildmann FSL to be homeUC to Glaeser, Hammelmann/Himmelmann, Hiltmann/Hildmann, Schumm, and Weissbeck families.  Said by the Huck FSL to be homeUC to a Rau family.  Said by both Pleve and Kromm versions of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be home to a Lieder family. Said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Fey family.  Said by the Koehler FSL to be homeUC to Bien, Brescher, Dietrich, Doering, Farger?, Gerber, Gerk, Gerstrung, Glitsch, Haag, Habicht, Hessenhauer, Koenig, Manz, Mensing, Mohrenhaeuser, Mueller, Reut, Schmidt, Schnell, Schweitzer, Steinbock, Weigand, Weiss, Ziegler, and possibly Eckstein, Ernst, Faulstich, Gassner, Gerod, Hahn, Halbich, Heidgardt, Heil, Hess, Plock, Otterpein, Preler, Reiss, Schaefer, Seger, Seifert, Straubach, Voelker, Walter, and  Wolf families.  Said by the Leichtling FSL to be homeUC to a Kler? family.  Said by a Luebeck ML to be homeUC to a Schmidt woman who married in 1766 a Schneider man fromUC the Darmstadt area; by 1767 they were in Mueller (Mai&Marquardt#266). Said  by the Norka FSL to be homeUC to a Krieger family.  Said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be homeUC to Heil, Ifland, Imert, Koehler, Lindner, Roeder, Schmidt, and Schoenfeld families.  Said by the the Rohleder FSL to be homeUC to a Kimmel/Kemmel man.   Said by the Volmer FSL to be home to a Braun family.

Full?FN: said by the Laub FSL to be fromUC Stuttgart?, Wuerttemberg.

FunckFN: all filed with Funk.

Funck/FunkFN{J.Heinrich}: fromUC [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate] married Mueller{A.Maria}in Luebeck 20 August 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#285).  Not found in KS, Kulberg or T.  By Aug. 1767 they had settled in Boaro FSL (#163) which said he was fromUC Steinfurt, Friedberg (now in Hesse). 

Funck/Funk?FN{Johannes}: fromUC [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate] married Stein{Elisabeth} on 20 Aug 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#287).  Not found in Kulberg or T.  By Aug 1767 they had settled in Boaro FSL#126 which said he was fromUC Renskirch(?).  For 1798 see possibly Mai1798:Mn3)?

Funck{Catharina}: was a godparent at the Luebeck baptism of a son of Klein{Jacob} 15 May 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#1340).  Not identified in any later source.

FunkFN: said by the Doenhof FSL to be fromUC Runkel, Wuerttemberg.

FunkFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Sterzhausen.

Funk/FunckFN{H.Philipp}: fromUC the Wetterau married in Luebeck on 10 June 1766 Becker{A.Magdal.} (Mai&Marquardt#241).  Listed in T940-941. Not found in KS!  Arrived in Russia 12 Sept 1766 he hailing fromUC Friedberg (Kulberg4685).  By July 1767 they had settled in Krasnoyar FSL #44 which said he was fromUC Ulrichstein(?), Darmstadt.   

Funk FN: said by the 1798 Laub census to be the maiden name of frau Schmidt (Mai1798:Lb19).

FunkFN: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Rittershausen.  For 1798 see Mai1798: Nm17. 36, 43.

Funk/FunckFN{Ernst}: Danish records say this man leftUC Ittlingen, Ritterlicher Kanton Kraichgau, Barony of the Barons from Gemmingen arriving at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in June 1762; he, his wife {Dorothea} and  lived at #40 in Colony G18 “Neuboerm”. Gottorf Amt and were last registered in Denmark in Jan. 1765 (EEE p.411, for more see that).  Said by the Rosenheim FSL #53 to be fromUC Oetting[sic], Oesterreich [sic].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Rm25 and En9.

Funk{Gottlieb}: KS:82 and 129 say he was fromUC Kurland and in 1764 was sent on to the Saratov area as part of  the group of colonists transported under the command of  Captain Paykul and Cornet Rehbinder.  I have not found him in any published FSL.

Funck/Funk{J.Philipp}: fromUC Sennenroth married Becht/Specht?{A./E. Margaretha}: fromUC Gonterskirchen on 28 Apr 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#603, KS120 & 129). They arrived in Russia with his mother {Catharina} on 29 August 1766 (Kulberg5109).  Not listed in T or in any published FSL.

Funck{Catharina}: was a godparent at the baptism of {Johannes} a son of Klein{Jacob} and Simonn{A.Dorothea} 15 May 1765 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#1340).

Funck{Susanna}: fromUC the Wetterau married on 25 June 1766 in Luebeck Schmidt{Peter} (Mai&Marquardt#251).  They arrived in Russia on 12 Sept 1766 (Kulberg4686).  Not found in KS, T, or a published FSL.

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

Funk FN: see Fuchs.

FunkelFN: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be the maiden name of frau Beier{Gottfried}.

Funkner{Kilian}: said by the Warenburg FSL (#33) to be fromUC Niklashausen, Wertheim [County].  KS129 says he was fromUC Dietenan near Tauberbischofsheim now in Bavaria   For 1798 see Mai1798:Wr69 (where the wife’s maiden name was given as Gorn), and 9.

Fur/Fuhr?FN: said by the Rothammel FSL to be fromUC Sasbach, Baden-Baden.

Furmal?, Hannover [i.e.Kurbraunschweig]: an unidentified place  said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Weberling family.

FuscheFN: see Fesch and Fouche.

FuschsnerFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Tiefenthal.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

FushiFN: see Fesch and Fouche.

FussFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Kutter FSL to be fromUC Isenburg.

FussFN: said by the Volmer FSL to be fromUC Alzey, Kurpfalz.

FussFN: this family name was found recorded in Schotten parish records for many generations prior to 1767 and in in Tann marriage records 1762-1767; see Flegel trip.

FussgoenheimGL: see Hallberg.

 

 

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