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.


Ni-Nzz                       last updated January 2014

 

Ni?, Markgrafschaft Muehren: an unidentified place said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to Marx family.

NicholasFN: said by the Cheisol FSL to be fromUC Saarburg, [Kur-]Trier.    Spelled Nikolai in 1798 (Mai1798:Ls29, 35).

NicholasFN: also see Nicolaus.

Nick{Johannes}: listed in Seelmann in 1788 (Mai1798:Mv2710) and in Preuss in 1798 (Ps52), but I could not find him in any FSL.

NickelFN: said by the Bangert FSL to be fromUC Rod an der Weil, Nassau-Usingen.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sr48.

Nickel{A.Barbara}FN: said by the 1798 Galka census to be the maiden name of frau Fuchs{J.Kaspar} (Mai1798:Gk11).

Nickel{J.Adam}FN: said by the Galka FSL to be fromUC Glauburg, Gelnhausen.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Gk21.

NickelFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Danzig.

NickelFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Burglengenfeld, Kurpfalz.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bn36.

NickelFN{Margarethe}:  said by some source(??) to be wife of Schneider{Johannes} of Stahl-am-Karaman (FSL #38).

Nickel{J.Peter}FN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Windhausen, Hessen-Kassel [Landgraviate] [sic?] with aRaabe orphan boy in the household.  The wife’s maiden name was given as Wiershausen in 1798 (Mai1798:Wr67).

Nickel{Wilhelm}FN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Wolfenhausen, [Wied-]Runkel [County]. For 1798 see Mai1798:Wr8 and 101.

Nickel{Kornelius}: KS:82 and nnn say this Catholic man fromUC Winterberg (which Stumpp noted was in Westfalen) 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.

NickelsFN:  said by the Reinhard FSL to be fromUC Kaersing?, Daenemark.  I could not find this family in Mai1798.

NickelsFN: the wife was said by the Reinhard FSL to be fromUC Mimich?, Holstein. 

NickelsonFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Wittenberg.

NicklingFN: said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be fromUC Hammelburg.

NickolaiFN: see Nickolay.

NicksFN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC Hennersdorf.    Spelled Nix in 1798 and his wife’s maiden name was given as Stuetz (Mai1798:Kn17).

NiclasFN: see Nikolaus.

NicodemusFN: a Nicodemus woman is said by a Friedberg ML to be fromUC Mehlbach and to have married in 1766 a Wetter man; by 1767 the couple was in Kukkus (Mai&Marquardt#348).

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

Nicolaus{Johann}FN: said by the Schaefer FSL to be fromUC Gandiberg?, Kurpfalz.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sf34 and 5.

Nicolaus{Johann}FN: his  wife was said (no locality mentioned) by the Schaefer FSL to be fromUC [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]. 

Nicolaus{Johann}FN: according to the Schaefer FSL this second Johann died enroute to Russia and his widow who was fromUC Laubach then married Lerch{Rudolph}.

NicolausFN: also see Nicholaus and Nikolaus.

NicolausenFN: said by the Dinkel FSL to be fromUC Holstein (no locality mentioned).

NiddaGL, [Hessen-Damstardt Landgraviate]:  is some 9 miles NW of Buedingen and throughout the 18th century it was a city and an amt [i.e. district].  It was never a part of any Isenburg County.  Said by the Frank FSL was homeUC to Frick and Irk(?) families.  Said by the Pleve version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be homeUC to Gorr, Weitz, and Wuertz, families.  Said by both Pleve and Stumpp versions of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be homeUC to Baer, Becher/Becker, Beutel, Bloch, Daubert, Feller, Fischer, Goersitz/Goerlitz, Goetz, Kaiser, Koch, Langlitz, Ludwig, Mueller, Pfaffenroth, Rahn, Reich, Ruhl, Schaefer, Scheuerman, Schuckart/Schuckardt, Wirth/Wert, and Zimmer families.  Said by the Stumpp version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be homeUC to Barth, Bolaender, Luft, Riklen families.  Said by the Kromm version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be homeUC to Baer, Becher/Boecher, Luft, and Weitz families (pp.28-34).  Said by the Kromm version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be homeUC to a Nix man who came here later than the first settlers, and perhaps homeUC to a Schreiner man who came here later than the first settlers (p.35).  Said by the Koehler FSL to be homeUC to a Rosenbach family, and possibly to an Schiebler family.   Said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be homeUC to Eckhardt, Haas, Hoeppner, Krieger and Meier families.  Said by the Stephan FSL to be homeUC to a Walter{Johannes} and {Philipp} families.

Nidda-Schotten, Hesse: both these towns are in the upper Nidda river valley and in the 1760’s were in the country of Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate.

Niderzensgein/Niederzeuzheim(?)GL, Nassau: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be homeUC to a Hartmann family.  There is a Niederzeuzheim, Hesse some 5.5 miles N of Limburg-an-der-Lahn.

NidlingenGL, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: an unidentified place said by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to a Neubert family.  This probably is Nuedlingen 12 miles NNW of Schweinfurt city.

Niebel/NuebelFN: arrived in South Russia in 1810; later settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Fluorn, Oberdorf Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.  Stumpp, p.599, mistakenly gives this family name as Kuebel.

NiedeckerFN{Jacob}: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Steinfurt, [Friedberg Imperial City]. For 1798 see Mai1798: Fs26.  Jim Pickelhaupt says he too has found this man’s origin.

NiedeckerFN{Nicolaus}: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Steinfurt, [Friedberg Imperial City]. May also have been spelled Niedeler in 1798 (Mai1798:Nm07)?, as well as Niedecker (Fs26).  Jim Pickelhaupt says he too has found this man’s origin.

NiedelerFN: see Niedecker.

NiedenbachGL, Hanau: an unidentified place said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Brott family.

NiedensFN: see Nigens.

NiedenthalFN: said by the Kutter FSL to be from Isenburg.  According to the Buedingen ML this man from Eckertshausen married in 1766 an Ickes woman from Alstadt (Mai&Marquardt#629).  Bonner proved that the man was baptized in Ekartshausen, Isenburg[-Buedingen County].

NiederansbachGL, Hanau: an unidentified place said by the Simon family chart to be homeUC to a Schuetz family that settled in Straub.  There was a Niederrosbach in Hanau County some 3 miles SW of Friedberg city, but I can find no Niederansbach in Hanau County lands.

NiederanspachGL, Hanau: mistakenly said by the Simon family (Warenburg colony) chart to be homeUC to a Schutz family. 

Niederanzeig(?), Erbach: said by the Frank FSL to be home to a Rausch family.  This is likely to be Nieder-Kinzig.

Niederaula: Niederaulau.

Niederaulau near Hersfeld: this may have been Niederaula which was then in Hessen-Kassel Landgrviate and is 10 km SW of Bad Hersfeld.  KS125 says this was home to Dietz{Peter} who married Reuss{A.Maria}.

Nieder BeerbachGL: is some 5 miles S of Darmstadt city and said by the Mueller FSL to be homeUC to a Steinagel family.  Kulhberg gives the state as Darmstadt.

Niederbeerbach, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]: said by the Straub FSL to be homeUC to a Maul family.  This is the same place as the previous entry.

Niederberg: an unidentified place said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have been homeUC to the Demond{Michael} family (Lk92); who may have been among the Schoenchen first settlers.  There are two Niederbergs in Germany, and one each in Austria and Luxemburg.

NiederbielGL, Braunfels: is some 2 miles N of Braunfels city, and said by the Kukkus FSL to be homeUC to a Mittelhof family.

Niederbrechen, [Kurtrier]: is 5 miles SE of Limburg-an-der-Lahn and was said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be homeUC to a Schuj/Schuvie family.  Said by the Schoenchen FSL to be homeUC to a Schneider family, and perhaps to the orphan Ebel{Joseph}.

Niederbronn-les-BainsGL: is 15 miles SW of Bad Bergzabern and was an Amt center.

NiederburgGL, Kurkoeln: see Niederburg Meyitz.

Niederburg MeyitzGL: this was likely intended to be Niederburg, Kurmainz.  Said by the 1777 Katharinenstadt census to be the birthplace of an Ubre son in 1761.  The closest place of that name seems to have been Niederburg, Kurkoeln, some 26 miles NW of Mainz city.

Niederdorfelden, Nassau[sic?]: said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Hoffmann{J.Heinrich} family. This place appears to have been in Hanau County, not in any Nassau country.

NiedererFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Hanau [County].  I could not find this man in the 1798 censuses.

Nieder-ErbachGL, Kur Trier: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be homeUC to a Becker family.

Nieder Erlenbach, Hanau [County]: is now a Frankfurt-am-Main suburb or neighborhood 15 km NW of Hanau city centre.  Said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to Brott{J.Conrad} and  Schuetz{J.Kaspar} families.  An earlier translation of the Warenburg FSL mistakenly said this was Niedenbach, Hanau.  This was mistakenly given in a Pleve-produced Simon family chart as  Niederansbach, Hanau.

Nieder EschbachGL, Hanau [County]: is some 4 miles N of Frankfurt-am-Main city center, and said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Trippel family.  Said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Trippel family.

Nieder-FloersheimGL, Worms Oberamt, [Rhein]Hessen: is 6 miles W of Worms city, and proven by the GCRA to be home to the Obenauer which went to Bergdorf; see their book for more details. Proved by Curt Renz as home to the Obenauer family that settled in Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia.

Nieder-florstadtGL:  about 7 km E of Friedburg city and may have belonged to either Solms-Roedelheim, Hanau County, Hessen-Darmstadt or Friedburg Imperial City all of whose lands bordered on Florstadt.

NiedergruendauGL, [Isenburg-Meerholz County?]:  is some 3 miles WNW of Gelnhausen city and according to the Buedingen ML it was homeUC to a Wiederholt man who married in 1766 a Heil woman fromUC Unternaubel; by 1767 they were in Messer; Stumpp says Niedergruendau was near Gelnhausen (Mai&Marquardt#707).

Niederhausen, [Pfalz-]Zweibruecken [Duchy]: is 7 km NE of Zweibruecken city and was said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Hoffmann{Philipp} family. 

NiederhochstadtGL, Landau [Amt], Rheinpfalz: is 5 miles NE of Landau-in-der-Pfalz, and was proven by the GCRA to be home to the Bressler/Pressler{Michael}, Eli/Ely, maybe Heinz{Simon}, and Lehr/Laehr families that went to Kassel, as well as to the Job/Jopp family of Ottersheim moved here prior to going on to  Neudorf.

Niederhoechstadt GL, Hessen: see Neiderheimstadt.

NiederhofFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Vien, Oesterrich.

NiederhofFN{Matthias}: KS:82 and 147 say this Catholic party of 2 fromUC Cesaria{(spelling?) 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.

NiederhofGL, Darmstadt: said by the Laub FSL to be homeUC to a Laub family.  A Friedberg ML says this man fromUC Niederohm married in 1766 a Schmidt woman fromUC Mehrenberg (Mai&Marquardt#313).  See Niederohm(en).

NiederhofGL, Winterberg: this surely is a mangled version of Niederhofen, Brackenheim Amt, Wuerttemberg [Duchy].

NiederhofGL, Wittenberg: this too surely is a mangled version of Niederhofen, Brackenheim Amt, Wuerttemberg [Duchy]. 

NiederhofenGL, Brackenheim Amt, Wuerttemberg [Duchy]: is 8 km NW of Brackenheim town.  Said by EEE p.422 to be home to Krassel/Grass{Andreas} who first settled in Denmark and then in Dobrinka.  Said by EEE p.422 to be home to Krassel/Grass{Andreas} who first settled in Denmark and then in Dobrinka.  Said by EEE pp.478-480 to be homeUC to Knedler/Knedeler{J.Leonhard} who first settled in Denmark and then in Dobrinka.   Said by EEE p.581 to be homeUC to Schilling{Johannes} who first settled in Denmark and then in Schilling.

NiederhorbachGL, Bergzabern [Amt], Rheinpfalz: is 1.5 miles NE of Bad Bergzabern, and using FHL#either 1,442,080 or 1,457,537 was proved by the GCRA to be home to the Jutzy family was in Kassel at least for 1821-1833.  They also proved this home to the Springer/Sprenger family that went to Kassel and they proved it was where the first Reuter/Reuther/Reiter settler in Neudorf married and his first children were born.

NiederhustadtGL, Gemersheim [Amt], Pfalz: an unidentified place mistakenly said by the 1816 Kassel census (#20) to be homeUC to the Heinz{Simon} family

Nieder-Ingelheim, Kurpfalz: is 14 km WSW of Mainz city and was said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Beck family and possibly their Hannebolet stepchildren.

Nieder-KinzigGL, [Breubach Condominium]: is some 6 miles N of Erbach city and said by the Frank FSL to be and homeUC to a Goethmann family – possibly also home to a Rausch family (see Niederanzig).  Sherri Stahl has found for this Frank first settler couple, the Goettmann marriage record here as well as the birth record of the Hoffmeister bride. And this is where both the Bauer and the Rausch who went to Frank were born (Gieg1). 

NiederkirchenGL, Zweibruecken: is some 15 miles NNW of Zweibruecken city in what is now Saarland.  Said by the Laub FSL to be homeUC to a Jung family.

Niederkirchen parishGL, Rheinpfalz: was 2 miles S of Hefersweiler and held its church records.  This is the same place as the previous entry, some 40 years later.  Heimkirchen parish books say this was homeUC to  Hohenberger{Catharina E. } who married Foos{J.Jacob} in 1749 in Heimkirchen.

Niederlande: is Holland and said by Kulberg to be homeUC to the following families: Asmus{Nicolaus+wife+2 kids}178, Koske{Joseph+w+1c}53, Schulz{Gabriel+w+2c}205;

NiederlaukenGL, Nassau-Usingen: is some 6 miles W of Usingen city, and said by the Bangert FSL to homeUC to Bangert, Huber, Sahl, and Schnorr families.

Niederlemp: is 11.5 km NW of Wetzler and 2.5 km NE of Koelschhausen and was then in Nassau-Dillenburg Principality.  KS124 says Debus{Christian} leftUC here for Russia.

Niederlustadt, Gemersheim [Amt], Pfalz: an unidentified place mistakenly said KS:300 to be homeUC to the Heinz{Simon} family.  This surely is the same as the next entry.

Niederlustadt, Landau [Amt], Kurpfalz: was 13 km NE of Landau city  this was in an area controlled by successively first by Kurpfalz, then by France, then by Prussia, and then by Bavaria in the late 18th and early 19th centuries; now in the modern Federal German state of Reinland-Pfalz.  Dorothy Brandner reports that Heintz{Georg Simon} was born here on 4 Nov 1773 (FHL #193089),

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

NiedermerleGL: see Niedermoerlen.,

Nieder MidlauGL: said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to the Scheibel woman who married an Isenburger Ruppel man in 1766; by 1767 this couple was in Norka: Stumpp said this was Niedermittlau (Mai&Marquardt#476).

NiedermittlauGL: is some 3 miles SW of Gelnhausen and probably was in Isenburg-Meerholz in 1765; see Nieder Midlau.

NiederMockstadtGL, [Isenburg County]: 7 miles NW of Buedingen city.  See Untermockstadt.  Also see Mockstadt.

NiedermoerlauGL: said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to the Zimmer woman married a Diehl man; Stumpp says Niedermoerlen was near Friedberg, Hessen in one place and on another page says it was near Bad Nauheim, Hessen (Mai&Marquardt#709). Niedermoerlen is some 3 miles NNW of Friedberg city, in a small outpost of Kurmainz.    On a 1746 map this place was spelled Niedermerle.  Also see Diel of Koehler.

NiedermoerlenGL: see Niedermoerlau.

Nieder Modau?GL: said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Baecker family, and possibly to their Leschorn step-daughter.  This probably is the same place as the next entry.

Nieder-Modau, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]: is some 6.5 miles SE of Darmstadt city and was said by the Straub FSL to be homeUC to a Kraft family.

Niedermohr, Kaiserslautern [Amt], Rheinpfalz: is 13 miles WNW of Kaiserslautern city, and is believed by the GCRA to be home to the Pfeifer{Jakob} family that settled in Neudorf.

Nieder-MonjouVV:  (aka Bobrovka, Bobrowka) is a Lutheran German village founded in 1767 on the eastern side of the Volga.  Its  two FSL (the first list and a supplemental one done later) are now published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.III, pp. 185-226.  According to these, the first settlers were from the following places {italics indicate information from the Kuhlberg list} with the family names shown here in parens.   Other spellings of family names, usually from later sources are in square brackets.  {Given names} are used only when there is more than one family for a family name. Verified origin information is in red.  The number with the family name is their FSL household number, except that those in the supplemental list have 100 added to their original number:

from _burg?: (Meier{Eva Elisabeth}235);

from Altenfeld: (Triller77);

from Altenstein: (Riebling192);

from Alzbach: (Geisern152);

from Anhalt-Koethen [Principality]: (Rindflesch?186);

from Ansbach [Margraviate]: (Soltner167);

from Asbach: (Martz[Markus/Marx]14);

from Asfeld: (Brahm113);

from Bassenheim [Barony]: (Baecker{Johannes}219);

from Bayreuth [Margraviate]: (Seibolt41);

from Berlin, [Kurbrandenburg]: (Beitniz[Beitnitz]7, Bert?33, Bortdorf?180, Ulitz?154);

from Bern?, Hanau: (Merz132);

from Berstadt, Hessen: (Wenzel{Peter}116);

from Biskirchen, [Solms-]Braunfels [County]: (Anchuetz[Anshuetz/Anshutz]67, Scharf73, Schmidt{Just}45);

from [Kur]-Brandenburg: (Barth236, Enster10, Guenter224, Krone22, Otto217);

from [Solms-]Braunfels [Principality]: (Wasmar?57);

from Breitenbach: (Lotz{Peter}72, Mueller{Martin}12,{Johannes}69, Wirth70);

from Breslau, Preussen: (Rohleder1);

from Coburg? [Duchy], Sachsen: (Wenzel{Georg}146);

from Dachwig: (Teisel?168, Teusel?136);

from [Hessen-]Darmstadt: (Albach205, Both210, Derganz?29, Eimer204, Emich{J.Nicolaus}228, Forscht?25, Markolf?[Markloff/Markaler]30, Merkel{Anna Katarina}, 202, Reck211, Rutzhausen222, Schaefer?{Johann}31, Scharman?42, Schmidt{Kaspar}198, Schmidt{Peter}46a, Scholl?197, Stuertz{Michael}209, Wahl85, Weiss{Kaspar}199, Wolf15, vonNordig214, and possibly Reis29a and Rihl[Riel]85a);

from Den Brand: (Karl{Franz}123);

from [Anhalt-]Dessau [Principality]: (Henne?196, Krieger188, Leopold155);

from Deutsch-Boehmen: (Hausner?13);

from Dresden, [Kursachsen]: (Doering34);

from Ehringshausen, [Hessen-]Darmstadt: (Timer?166);

from Eich, Nassau: (Kelberdinger?26);

from Eichel, [Wertheim Principality and County]:  (Becher89);

from Eklavstein?: (Burghardt170);

from Elbenrod, [Hessen-Darmstadt]: (Karl{Adam}5);

from Elberkirchen?: (Jung{Sebastian}177);

from Endorf: (Gebauer75);

from Erbach [County]: (Bischoff171);

from Fenn: (Lambert143);

from Filun?: (Sonnenblatt121);

from Frankreich: (Opfermann215);

from Friedberg: (Eckhardt53, Weigand[Wiegand]48);

from Friedersdorf: (Arnhold182);

from Gaben: (Michelsack[Milchsack]66);

from Ganter?: (Genzel?47);

from Gebersdorf, Hessen: (Schmidt{Kaspar}49);

from Geichel?: (Blum58);

from Geislitz?, Hanau: (Krop?141);

from Gladbach?, Mainz: (Mai94);

from Grohnde?, [Kurbraunschweig]: (Geisel?159);

from Grossenhain?, [Kursachsen?]: (Bote144);

from Hamburg [Imperial City State]: (Grenlich?{Christoph}159, Henning{Peter}221, Merkel{Katarina}231);

from Hanau [County]: (Jung{J.Georg}220, Niederer208, Ostwald216, Spahn{Heinrich}86);

from Hannover [aka Kurbraunschweig]: (Dewald6, Lotz{Johann}11, Maus38, Schmidt{Johann}39, Spahn{Nicolaus}37, Stoffel[Stoppel]9, and possibly Borti37b, Gen?38a, and Letz?37a);

from Hasborn?, Hessen: (Nebe?101 and possibly Renz?[Rente]101a);

from Heina, [Hessen-Kassel]: (Elscheidt225);

from Hellburg?, [Kurbrandenburg?]: (Zinock?183);

from Herzfeld: Gerber74);

from Hessen: (Blass?218, Burg212, Schroeder{Johann}19, Trube230, Walter52, and possibly Backmann?19a and Keile?19b);

from Hessen-Darmstadt: (Elsasser172, Heuse193, Jackel[Jaekel]173, Koch194, Strauss189);

from Hogen?, Pommern: (Grenlich?{J.Wilhelm}187);

from Holland: (van der Manen128);

from Iber: (Schulz64);

from Insterburg?: (Keskel81);

from Isenburg [County]: Eckart[Eckhardt]{J.Heinrich}18, Neurath93, Werth{Magdalena}92;

from Italien: (Millozzi179);

from Kersdorf, [Kurbrandenburg?] (Sittig117);

from Kessemich?: (Klotzbach104);

from Kleinlagingen?: (Riedel133);

from [Anhalt-]Koethen [Principality]: (Reuter{F.Wilhelm}44);

from Koffeld: (Werner137);

from Kopenhagen: (Wettermann178);

from Krailshausen?, [Hohenlohe Principality and County]: (Werwein126);

from Kransburg: (Mingelbach165);

from Kurpfalz: (Harer36);

from Leipzig: (Rauschenbach20);

from Lichbach?, Hessen: Schmidt{Peter}134);

from Lindheim?: (Schmidt{J.Peter}127);

from Luebeck: (Kessel110);

from Magdeburg: (Glueck63);

from [Kur-]Mainz: (Goebel200, Neff[Naef]81, Sack201);

from Malchin, Mecklenburg: (Herter112);

from Mednsch?, Siebenbuergen?: (Engler184);

from Mekmal?: (Ephardt?184);

from Menualt?: (Karera?164);

from Merzhausen: (Salorkube?[Sartorius]46);

from Metten?: (Brumbien?203);

from Nassau: (Sibelius16 and possibly Sprecht[Specht]16a);

from Nassau-Siegen? [Principality]: (Pauly234, Schreng232);

from Nassau-Usingen [Principality]: (Boehm188, Stuertz{Elisabeth}191);

from Neukirchen: (Mun?71);

from Nieder Weisel: (Reuter{Gottfried}157, Wilde156);

from Niederrissigheim?, [Hanau County?]: (Hohmut60);

from Niederzell: (Rosenberg[Rosenberger]68, and possibly Ehrentraudt68a);

from Nuernberg [Imperial City]: (Hubert40, Meier{Michael}23);

from Oberbrennbach?: (Martin160);

from Obernubel?, Hessen: (Wernerhold176);

from Oeslau: (Ribling?8);

from Olzfeld?: (Gaus106 and possibly Tell106a);

from Oppenweiler: (Sohn62);

from Orb, [Kurmainz?]: (Kesselring169);

from Orbach: (Meier{Kaspar}105);

from Pfaffenwiesbach, [Waldbott Barony]: (Schmidt{Johannes}135);

from Philippstein, Nassau: Kunz56);

from Pingensheim?: (Wanter?[Winter]102);

from Prati?/Prapsi?, Hanau: (Aut3);

from Quellendorf, [Anhalt-]Dessau [Principality]: (Passel120);

from Ratzeburg?, Sachsen: (Leirich111);

from Reinberg: (Betz35);

from Reiskirchen?, Darmstadt: (Koehler[Keller]115);

from Rheinbach, [Kurkoeln]: (Riffer[Rieffert]{J.Heinrich}95);

from Rieden: (Than28);

from Riedesel: (Borgmenbus?24);

from Rittershausen, Friedberg: (Funk43);

from Rommersberg?: (Schroeder{J.Heinrich}114);

from Romrod, Darmstadt: (Schmidt{Weigand}83, Strock[Strack]147);

from Rothein?: (Emmerich[Emich/Emerich]{Friedrich}153);

from [Wied-]Runkel [County]: (Bisterfeld59, Kuhn140, Voeller142, and perhaps Schaefer59a);

from Saalburg, Nassau?: (Jung109, and perhaps Miemer109a);

from [Kur-]Sachsen: (Linke223, Lorenz229, Meier{Gottfried}21);

from Schaslau?, Boehmen: (Ritter121);

from Schmakilwin?, Hessen: (Usbeck32);

from [Mecklenburg-]Schwerin [Duchy]: (Stor162);

from Sechshelden, [Nassau-Dillenburg Principality]:  (Klein161);

from Seedorf: (Blum{J.Georg}80);

from Seisfelden?: (Haase138);

from Sollnitz?: (Otto185);

from Spielberg, [Isenburg County?]: (Ulrich[Urlich]2, Werth{Jacob}17);

from Stahlberg, Isenburg: Lorey[Lorei]91, Seibel87);

from Stauhusen?: (Schaefer{Balthasar}124);

from Steinau: (Schnarr27, Schnitzer149);

from Steinfurt, [Friedberg Imperial City]: (Binedel?[Binatel]79, Niedecker{Jacob}78, Niedecker[Niedeler??]{Nicolaus}76);

from Sterzhausen?: (Mehner?122 and possibly Heinrich122a);

from Stralsund: (Schroeder{J.Kaspar}195);

from Tordorf?, Runkel: (Baecker[Becker]108);

from Ukkel?, [Brabant Duchy]: (Thai[Thiel]54);

from Vadenrod, [Alsfeld Amt, Hessen-]Darmstadt: (Roth207);

from Vadenrod, Alsfeld Amt, [Hessen-]Darmstadt: (Fiedler226, 227);

from Voellinghausen?: (Weiss{Johann}88);

from Wabern?: (Volmer174);

from Waechtersbach, [Isenburg County]:  (Hahn150);

from Wallerode, Riedesel: (Riefer[Rieffer/Rieffert]{Melchior}4, Staerz[Stuertz?]{Kaspar}61);

from Waschenbach, Darmstadt: (Elf107);

from Wehr, Hessen: Bernhardt125);

from Wellstein?, Hessen: (Schultheis129);

from Wenzenburg: (Fei213);

from Werznitz: (Schneider{Leonhard}204);

from Willebadessen: (Muehl84, Taub65);

from Winner?: (Hening?82);

from Winterbach: (Haas55);

from Wittenberg: (Hartmann151, Lutz{J.Georg}145, Olgaten?175);

from Winterborn: (Wagner51);

from Wittgenborn?, Isenburg: (Koehler[Keller]{Ludwig}90);

from Wolf, Hessen: (Soring139);

from Wuerttemberg [Duchy]: (Tochtermann190);

from Zersardel?: (Ferner130);

from Ziegel, Hanau: (Riebe[Reib]50);

from Ziegenbach, Hessen: (Schaefer{Christian}119);

from Zittau?, Sachsen: (Bubekin?148);

from Zoren?: (Keserlank[Kesslering/Kessler]158);

another possible first settler: Wunderlich{Johannes}.

Nieder-Moos GL, [Riedeseel Barony]: 1 mile S of Bannerod.

NiederOhm(en)GL, [Hessen-Darmstadt]: is some 12 miles SW of Alsfeld, Hessen.  said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to the Reich man who went to Grimm (Mai&Marquardt#531).  Said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to a Leer man who married a Becht woman; by 1767 this couple was in Krasnoyar (Mai&Marquardt#596).  The respective MLs said these men were fromUC Darmstadt.

NiederohmGL: also see Niederhof.

NiederquellFN: I could not find them in any published FSL but members of this family were reported either to be living in or to have come from Schulz in 1798 (Mai1798:Sz15,Gf11 and 35).

Niederquembach near Wetzlar (now in Hesse): is 8.5 km SE of Braunfels town and 9 km SW of Wetzlar city. In the mid-18th century it was in Solms-Braunfels County.

NiederradenGL: said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Mankein? family.  There is aNiederraden 11 miles NNW of Koblenz city, and one 21 miles NW of Trier city.  There is a Niederroden,  and one 23 miles SW ( near the home of some other Boaro folk) of Ansbach city, and one 13 miles NE of Darmstadt city.  There is a Niederrode 3 miles WSW of Fulda.

Nieder-RamstadtGL, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]:  is 4 miles SE of Darmstadt city center, and said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Lange family.  Said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to Engelhardt and Valentin families.

Niederrissigheim?GL, [Hanau County?] is 4 miles N of Hanau city, and said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Hohmut family.

NiederrodeGL: see Niederraden.

NiederrodenGL: see Niederraden.

Niederroedern, Selz [Amt], Elsass: is 2.5 miles NW of Selz/Seltz town: the GCRA checked here for the origins of the Legler family that settled in Neudorf, but found no proof.  The GCRA found a Neudorf record which gave this as the birthplaceUC of Frey{Elisabetha}, the mother of Johannes Pleinis’ wife. It was proven by the GCRA to be home to a Haidt/Haid/Heyd family that settled in Neudorf.

Niederroedern, Seltz [Amt], Elsass:

Nieder-RosbachGL, Darmstadt: see Rosbach.

NiederrosbachGL, Hanau County: see Niederansbach, Hanau.

Niederscheld, [Nassau Dillenburg Principality]: is 1 miles S of Dilllenburg city and was said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to homeUC to a Ringel family.

NiederseebachGL, Weissenburg Kreis Elasss: is 6 miles SSE of Weissenberg city, and  proved by Curt Renz as hoem to the Hofer family that settled in Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia. It was also proven by the GCRA to be home to the Hofer{Peter} family that settled in Neudorf.

NiederSeemenGL, [Gedern Amt, Stollberg-Gedern County]: is now in Hessen some 10 miles SE of Nidda and some 8 miles NE of Buedingen.  The Buedingen ML says this was homeUC to at least one of the Lohrengel men who went to Doenhof ; Stumpp says it was near Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#526).  Said by both versions of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be homeUC to a Hergert family.  According to the Buedingen ML  this was homeUC to the  Scheller woman who married a Schott man in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#505); by 1767 this couple was in Moor.

Niedershausen(?)GL, Braunfels: said by the Kukkus FSL to be homeUC to a Mueller family.  There is a Niedershausen is some 6 miles WNW of Braunfels town.

NiedershausenGL, Oberlahnkreis [Amt], Hesse: is 3 miles N of Weilburg town.  The GCRA found a source which says that the Wittich family that went to Bergdorf was here sometime after 1780 and before 1797; see their book for detail.  This is the same place, a few years later, as the previous entry.

Niederspahn FN: see Wiederspahn.

Niedersteinbach, Weissenburg [Amt], Elsass: was 20 miles W of Wissenburg town, and the GCRA proved this the birthplace for the Eckmann children and their Trautmann mother who migrated to Kassel. 

NiederstettenGL, Kurmainz: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be home to a Kaler? family.  There is a Niederstetten, Baden-Wuerttemberg, some 26.5 miles S of WuerzburgAas Kurmainz so far-flung?  See Niederstzingen.

Niederstotzingen near Giengen: is 9.5 km S of Giegen-an-der-Brenz.  Said to be homeUC to Schweickhard{Jakob} son of {Christian} (Mai&Marquardt#798& KS157).

Niederstzingen(?)GL, Wuerzburg: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be home to a Schweigart family.  This must be Niederstetten, Baden-Wuerttemberg, some 26.5 miles S of Wuerzburg.

Niederusel?, [Frankfurt Imperial City]: on the northern edge of the City and said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been homeUC to the Werner{Philipp} family (Lk95). 

Niederursel?, Frankfurt-am-Main [Imperial City]: is now a city borough some 5 km NW of Frankfurt city centre and was said by the Straub FSL to be homeUC to a Zimmer family.

Niederwald, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: is 6.5 km ENE of Marburg-an-der-Lahn (Diebach{Jacob)  There is one other Niederwald in Germany and one in Switzerland, but this seems most likely.

NiederweilerGL, Baden-Durlach: an unidentified place said by the Kukkus FSL to be homeUC to a Weigand family.  There are at least 3 Niederweiler in Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Nieder WeiselGL: is some 6 miles NW of Friedberg and said by a Friedberg ML to be homeUC to a Noll woman who in 1766 married a Becker man; by 1767 the couple was in Kukkus (Mai&Marquardt#350).  Said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Reuter{Gottfried} family and a Wilde man.  Said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to Schimpff{Conrad} whom I have not been able to find in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Nieder Wiesen?GL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Leibel family.  This place probably was in the Hunolstein Barony?, some 5.5 miles W of Alzey town.  Or it could have been just outside Hunolstein, in Kurpfalz.

NiederwiesenGL, Pfaltz: is some 22 miles SE of Mainz city, and said by the Friedburg ML to be homeUC to a Mohr woman who married in 1766 a Weigand man; by 1767 the couple was in Kukkus (Mai&Marquardt#341).  This is the same place as the previous entry.

Niederwoellstadt/NiederwoelstadtGL, Solms[-Roedelheim County]: is some 4 miles SSE of Friedberg and some 11 miles NNE of Frankfurt-am-Main. Kuhlberg5201 said this was in Riedesel, however, Koebler p.670 confirms that Niederwoellstadt was then in Solms-Roedolheim County.  Said to be homeUC to five Kleim men who settled in Frank and Kano.  The Buedingen ML also says these were Klein families;  KS138 says Niederwoelstadt is near Friedberg, Hessen (Mai&Marquardt#684, 685).  It is confirmed that at least one of these Klein men came from Niederwoellstadt, see Kleim.

NiederzellGL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Rosenberg family, and possibly to an Ehrentraudt family.  This probably was Neiderzell, Hanau County, some 1.5 miles SW of Schluechtern city.

Niederzell, [Hanau County]: some 1.5 miles SW of Schluechtern city.  KS121 said this was homeUC to Bentzing{Johannes}.

NiederzeuzheimGL, Nassau: see Niderzensgein.

Nief FN: said by the Rohleder FSL to be fromUC Mannheim, [Kurpfalz]. I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

NiefFN: also see Neuf.

NiefernGL, Baden Markgrafschaft:  is 5 km ENE of Pforzheim city and was the home of Christ{Margaretha} wife of Brandner{J.Jacob} (FHL 1272840).

Niegerschweld?, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: an unidentified place said by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to a Stahl{Margaretha} widow.

NieheimGL: is some 16 miles ENE of Paderborn city, and said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Baumann{Friedrich} family and possibly to a Zizel? family as well. The 1798 Boregard census gives the wife’s maiden name as Kupe? (Mai1798:Bo37).

NielGL:  said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Texter? family.  This probably is either the Niel that is 7 miles SE of Antwerp city or the one 12 miles SSE of Arnheim city.

NielsenFN: see Nilsen.

Nienbrock(?)GL, Daenmark: an unidentified place said by the Dinkel FSL to be homeUC to a Kleber family.  This might be Neu Buecken some 35 miles NW of, or Neuenbrook some 28 miles NW of Hamburg city center, or Nienbruegge some 2 miles NW of Kiel.

Nienburg?, [Hoya County], Hannover [aka Kurbraunsweig]: said by the Schaefer FSL to be homeUC to the Holm family.

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

Nierstein, Kurpfalz: is 15 km SSE of Mainz city centre and was said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Boltz family.

NiesFN: said by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:670, 386) to be from Oppelsbohm, Waiblingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  Using FHL(550,794 and 550,798), the GCRA verified this origin. See the GCRA book for more details.

Nies FN: said by the Straub FSL to be fromUC Rossach, Heilbronn [Imperial City][sic?], with a step-daughter (family name not given) in the household.  I did not find them or any descendants in Mai1798.

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

Niesau?GL, [Anhalt-]Dessau [Principality]: is some 6 miles SSE of Dessau city and said by the Jost FSL to be homeUC to a Wechter family.

Niesin?FN: said by the Shcherbakovka FSL to be fromUC Tonrod?, Holstein [Duchy].    Spelled Nasen in 1798 (Mai1798:Sv53).

Niesper?{David H.}FN:  listed in the 1772 Pobochnaya first settlers’ list (pb28) with no origin mentioned ; was not be found in Mai1798.

NiessFN: this family name was found recorded in marriage records 1762-1767 in Herborn , in Kirburg, and in Kroppach; see Flegel trip.

NiesserFN: see Neuser.

NiessleinFN: said by the Hoelzel FSL to be fromUC Portljaes?,  Bamberg [Bishopric]. For 1798 see Mai1798:Hz18).

Nieste?, Darmstadt[sic]: is 13 km E of Kassel city and was then in Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate, not Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate.  Said by the Schaefer FSL to be homeUC to the Kretz family.

Nietheim?, Schwaben: an unidentified place said by the Hoelzel FSL to be homeUC to a Hartmann family.  There was a Nietheim, probably in Wuerttemberg Duchy 6 miles SE of Aalen city.

Nigausdorf?, Bamberg [Bishopric]: an unidentified place said by the Hoelzel FSL to be homeUC to a Leonhard family.

Nigens?/NiedensFN: said by the Kratzke FSL to be fromUC Luebeck.

Niklashausen, Wertheim [County]: is 9 km SE of Wertheim town and was said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Funkner family.

Niklus?FN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Oberhausen, Kur Trier.  Later spelled Nikolaus.

NikolaiFN: see Nicholas.

NikolausFN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC Bayreuth [Margraviate] (no locality mentioned).  For 1798 possibly see Mai1798:Nb37.  A Woehrd ML says Niclas of Bayreuth married in 1766 a Rohr woman fromUC Kremsdorf, Bamberg [Bishopric] (Mai&Marquardt#324).

Nikolaus{Elisabeth}FN: she was listed in the 1798 Schwed census as of 1788 (Mv2700), but I could not find her in any FSL.

NikolausFN: also see Niklus.

NikolayFN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Darmstadt (no locality mentioned). Also spelled Nickolai.

NikolinFN: said by the Schwed FSL to be fromUC Vozy?, Schweden.  I could not identify them or any likely descendants in Mai1798.

Nild{Elisabeth}: fromUC Hohenlohe married Bauer{Johannes} fromUC Gadern, Erbach County on 6 May 1766 in Friedberg (Mai&Marquardt#338).Bauer{Johann & Elisabeth}:  they may have been  godparents at the baptism of a daughter of Bahrt{{Johann} and wife Bens{Elisabeth} on 2 June 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#1295).  They did arrive in Russia on 25 July 1766 and were assign to the Belowesch colonies (Kulberg2753 and page 24).  However T5542 & 5543 seems to indicate they actually took transport to the Volga.  They are not in the Belowesch FSl but so far  I have not identified them in a published Volga area FSL.

NildFN: a Friedberg ML says this woman fromUC HohenSolms married in 1766 a Bauer man Mai&Marquardt#338).  By 1767 this couple was in the Belowescher Kolonien.

NilisFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Trier (no locality mentioned).  The family name was later spelled Nilizin? (Mai1798:Mt32).

Nilizin?FN: see Nilis.

NilmeierFN: said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be fromUC Tietelsen, Isenburg [County].  For 1798 see Mai1798:St35).

Nilsen{Johann+w+1c}: (Kulberg203 says they were from Pfalz and went to Livonia.

NilsenFN: said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be fromUC Flensburg, Daenemark [Kingdom]. Spelled Nielsen in 1798 (Mai1798:St58).

Nimes, Frankreich: is 62 miles NW of Marseille and said by the Franzosen FSL to be homeUC to a Desarne/Dieser family.

Nimkner?FN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Hannover (no locality mentioned).

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

Nirrenheim/Nerheim{Michal/J.Michael}: an apprentice shoemaker from Memel, Prussia who arrived in Russia before Jan 1765 with his mom, Ivanova{Maria}, two sisters Ivanova{Katharina/Trina & Darya}, and a nephew, the son of sister {Katharina}. Married 4 March 1765 in the local St. Petersburg Catholic church the widow Schultz{Dorothy}; witnesses at the wedding were Mueller{David}, Reyman{Gottleb}, and Fraser{Catharina} (Fond 283, file 42, pp. 1,2,3, 5,12,16).    On 15 March he was listed as part of the following group scheduled to go from St. Petersburg to Saratov: Mueller{Andreas} his wife and two children; Nernheim{J.Michael}, wife {Maria} and daughter; Reimann{Gottlieb}, wife and child; Garnier{Pierre}, wife and child; ter Wis{Pieter} wife and child; Schirrmann{Ulrich}, wife, 3 children and a 14 yr-old nephew; Siltmann{Christian Heinrich} and wife; Bergstroehm{J.Friedrich} and his Petersen wife.  (Fond 283, file 42, pp. 17-18).  I found no later record of any of them.

NirsteinGL, Pfalz is on the Rhine River some 10 miles SE of Mainz and is said by the Seewald FSL to be homeUC to a Seib family.

Nischnaja DobrinkaVV: one form of the Russian name for DobrinkaVV.

Nishnaya DobrinkaVV: one form of the Russian name for DobrinkaVV.

NiskFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Bernbaum.

NissenFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Warenburg FSL to be a stepson of Koch{J.Georg} and to be fromUC Luxemburg [Duchy].

Nitzel?FN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Halberstadt.

NixFN: said by the Kromm version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be have come fromUC Nidda later than the first settlers (p.137).

NixFN: also see Nicks.

Niznjaja DobrinkaVV: one form of the Russian name for DobrinkaVV.

nka: “now known as”.

Noak?FN: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Zerbst (no locality mentioned).   Spelled Nowak in 1798 (Mai1798: Bx29,35).

NohfeldenGL: until 1797 this was a Kreis or district administrative center for the Pfalz-Zweibruechen Duchy. The town was some 25 miles SE of Trier city. 

NoldFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Hessen (no locality mentioned).  The 1798 Norka census  spells the family name Nolde and says the maiden name of his wife was Scholt? (Mai1798:Nr85).

NoldeFN: see Nold.

NollFN: said by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Schwarz.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Noll{Charlotta}: according to a Friedberg ML she was fromUC Nieder Weisel  and in 1766 married  Becker{J.Adam} fromUC Berghausen, Braunfels,  by 1767 the couple was in Kukkus (Mai&Marquardt#350).

Noll{Hermann, Elisabeth and Friedrich}: Kulberg0007 says he was fromUC Darmstadt.  I did not find them in any published FSL.

Noll FN: see  Null.

NoOriginListed:  by Kulberg: Greinich{Christoph} p.38, Wernborner{Ludwig Balthasar} p.38)..

Nor?{Gottlieb}FN: said by the Reinwald FSL to be fromUC Schoenberg, [Kur-]Sachsen. Spelled variously Gorr, Haar, and Horn in 1787 and 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2396, Rw30 and Sw13).

Nord{J.Konrad}: said by the 1798 census to be “from Stephan” (Mai1798:Ml33) but I could not locate him in any FSL 

Norberg FN: said by the Galka FSL to be fromUC Luvis?, Schweiz?.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

NordeckGL: is some 9 miles NE of Giessen and said by the Mueller FSL to be homeUC to  a Salzmann family.  Kuhlberg gives the state as Hessen.

Norderstedt?, [Schleswig-Holstein Royal Duchy]:  is 17 km NNW of  Hamburg city centre and was said by Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been homeUC to the Klaas{Peter} family (Lk13).

Nordhauer FN: said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be fromUC Riepen, Daenemark [Kingdom].  I could not find members of this family in Mai1798.

Nordhausen [Imperial City]GS: in the Thueringen region is 133 miles NE of Frankfurt-am-Main.  In the 1760’s it was a small independent city-state.  Said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Wenzel family. Said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Goettmann family. Said by the Graf FSL to be homeUC to a Klepphorn family.  Said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to Goenningen, Koenig, and Michaelis families.  Said by the Seewald FSL to be homeUC to a Rausendan? family.  Said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to frau Eberling/widow Hannemann, to frau Engelmann, and to the Ute family.

NordheimGL: an unidentified place said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be homeUC to a Schormer? family.  This may be Nordheim, then in Kurmainz, some 3 miles NNE of Worms city.

NordheimGL: an unidentified place said by the Ober Monjou FSL to be homeUC to an Arnemann family. There are at least 9 Nordheims in Germany.

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

NordigFN: see vonNordig.

Nordrach, Offenburg [Amt], Baden: is 6 miles SE of Offenburg city, and was said by KS:270 to be homeUC to the Fritsch family that settled in Kassel.

NorheimFN: see Noriheim.

NoriheimFN: said by the Husaren FSL to be fromUC Memel, East Prussia.  In 1798 spelled Norheim (Mai1798:Sg19).

NorkaVV (aka Nekrasovo, or Weigand): a Russian German village of the Reformed faith situated on the western side of the Volga.  Information for this index was provided by Louis Schleuger and Judy Curtis from the FSL as published by Jerry Krieger using a typescript copy prepared by Valdislav Soshnikov and purchased under the leadership of John and Marcella Wark.  According to it, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens.  Unfortunately, the clerk who created this FSL, very like the one who wrote the Huck FSL, included only the names of the independent states from which emigrants came – thereby creating a major challenge for Norka researchers.  This FSL is now published in Pleve, Einwanderung … III:227-288; information which differs in Pleve’s version is underlined in the following.  The number shown after each family name is their household number in the List:

from Aulendiebach, Isenburg[-Buedingen County]: (Sorberger207a);

from Bibern/Biberach: (Joch/Yost[Just]91);

from Boenstadt, [Isenburg-Waechtersbach County]: (Feuerstein/Felerstein170, Staerkel/Starkel/Sterkel/Stoerckel122, Weigandt/Weigand/Wigand{Daniel}78, Weitzel{Jacob}167);

from Brabant-Bon[Holland]: (Korbun62);

from Branfelzer[Solms-Braunfels?]: (Backer[Becker]203);

from Buedingen, Isenburg: (Barte1118b);

from Calbach, [Isenburg-Buedingen County]: (Weitzel{Jacob}167);

from Cesaria: (Spady[Spadi]43);

from Darmstadt: (Fink45, Hewel45, Knippel110);

from Duedelsheim, Isenburg[-Buedingen County]: (Klaus/Claus216);

from [Lille,] Flanders: (Lickie[Lechai]169);

from France: (Batein166);

from Frankfurt: (Glas69);

from Fulda: (Krieger163);

from Hanau: (Dick204, Maier204, 211, Schmidt60);

from Hessen: (Adam62, Alt126[from Schwarzenfels], Arnt157, Bachman17, Becker159, 160, Blum140, Bolender196, Bour[Bauer] 6, 8, 180, Brenzel[Prentsel/Prenzel] 142, Butt[Bott]132, Deutsch118, Dillman217, Eisel[Eusel]154, Eusel or Eisel149, 154, Fehn133, Fuehrer[Fier]125, Gaas[Haas]10, Genser[Gentzer]155, Gerchehein166, Gibhenhein201, Gnel139, Gudion[Gideon]165, Hahn148, Hammer[Amer]14, Helzer[Hoelzer]5, 88, 137, Herr97, Hockman140, Hohnstein207, Horst130, Hossenplug144, 150, Huck131, Ifland67, Kaiser/Keiser78, Kehde121, Kern146, Kessler158, Kinsel205, Koch156, Kraft71, Kuhlthau[Kildau]127, 141, Kutverlet153, Lapp23, Maier/Meyer194, 199, 202, Miller/Mueller1, 218, Moretz/Moritz136, Mossbach/Mosebach138, Nein210, Nolde18, Oehs[Ochs]128, Pardel118, Preis98, Preister152, Reifschneider26, Reischer/Reuscher147, Repp59, Schaefer169, 191, Scheidemann84, Schifrit86, Schilting[Schilling]2, Schlitt18, Schmer[Schmeer/Schehmer]143 [from Heddersdorf, Hersfeld-Hesse], Schneider27, Schreiber135, Schroeder193, Schwarz[Schwartz]161, Spahn53, Stein10, Vogler130, Weinberger[Weisgerber?]171, Welker204, Werth24, 50, Wertz[Wuertz]53, Wetlaufer158. Wolf122, Zahlherger[Zahlberger]207, Zigler[Ziegler]151, Zilch/Ziel14or145, and perhaps Kener5);

from Isenburg: (Albrecht[Albert]30, 196, Aschenbrenner55, Anspach[Eschbach]207, Bach197, Batz184, Bechtold96, Becker12a, Berger50, Bihu[Biehn/Pan]13, Bour[Bauer]41, 194, Breitenstein121, Brenz7, Brilt[Brill]73, 76, 77, Burbach31, 185, Deitz[Deis/Tais]199, Derr[Dorr]119, 120, 123, Dinges164, Tiring[Diringer?/Doering] 150, Eherling[Eberling]188 [from Buedingen], Ehergardt[Gerhart]179, Euler/Eihler/Eiler86, Eisenhut112, Eichenhuth 209, Felerstein[Feuerstein]170, Fischer67, 70, 83, Frank100, Fuchs39, Gauri134, Georg25, Gerlach124, Giebelhaus109[nope, they were from Ilsenburg], Glantz35, 36, Goebel46, Grisin[Gries]33, Gruen32, Hamburger[Hamburg]8, Hank[Hardt/Hort]200, Hartung79, Heinrich63, Helwig44, Helzer164a, Henkel[Hencke]23, 40, 85, Hergenreder97, Hesler[Hessler]72, Hockwald[Heckweld/Egewald]11, Hohnstein47, 49, 201 [from Wiedermus], Horst61a, Huffelt[Gufeltin/Hosfeld]85a, Jacoby36, 82, Kaiser107, 108, 191, Klaus/Claus216, Klehr[Klaehr]176, 183, Kleiber90, Kloberdanz48, Kneiss[Kniss]81, Koch61, 129, 178, Kohler5a,61,123, 129, Krank94,  Kuhn178, Lamm54, 56, Lehl186, Lehr173, Liphart[Libhardt/Lippardt]190, Lissman92, Lohfink[Lofink/Liofin]93, Loos42, Lorey[Lorei]3, Louterbach[Lauterbach]15, Mai65, Marquart50a, Mersch208, Messer52, 194a, 199a, 202a, Milgeig[Milgenk]Milling118, Miller[Mueller]12, 20, 21, 102, 171, 198, 214, 218, Muhr[Mohr/Moor]34, Nagel182 [from Orleshausen], Pauli/Pauly16, Pirbichin185, Plucket[Plokwet/Pluket]4, Popp202, Preisendorf24, Preister[Prester/Proestel/Proester]111, Reich67b, Reichert103, Reider176a, Reifschneider114, Reiswichel[Reuspich/Reswig]75, Richter[Reider]19, Ross27, Rozel162, Ruppel87[from Neuhasslau], Sauer/Gauri68, Schaefer22, 37, 80, Scharf71, Schein58, Scheneman[Schonemann]116, Schlegel/Schleiger[Schleicher]51, 99, Schneider27,27a,117, 130a,187, Schnell193, Schreiner57, Schroeder193a,215, Schwindt212, Sorberger207a, Spiegel89, Starkel[Sterkel/Staerkel]122, Stein10b, Storz[Stuertz]115, Traudt[Traut]66, Trueber/Tripper/Trippel]1a, Vogler130, Wacker195, Weber26, Webler[Weller]213, Weigand[Weigandt]6, 10, 78, Weinberger171a,191, Weitzel167, 172, Werth24a, Wertz[Wuertz]53, Wilhelm9, 38, Yost29, 189, and maybe Bauer6a, Dietz118a, Hahn3, Maul6b, and Sorberger207a);

from Kurpfalz: (Bruu[Brun/Bruhn/Bronn]104 [from Kellenbach], Jacoby106, Jeder[Soeder/Seder/Soether]105 [from Schwartzerden], Pekar180, Rothau[Rotau/Rodau]64);

from Mecklenburg: (Eberhard90, 101, Hoffman[Hoffmann]95, Lehl186);

from Rohrbach, Isenburg[-Buedingen County]: Popp202);

from Schlitz: (Heifeneider[Hefeneider/Hefeneder]181);

from Stoberg: (Doering[Derrin]192);

from Stol(l)berg: (Miller[Mueller]102, Schleuning117);

from Sturburg: this is a mistaken transliteration of Stol(l)berg;

from Wennings, Isenburg-Birstein County: (Koehler);

from Wolf, Isenburg-Buedingen County: (Gruen32);

from Zweibrucken: (Gauri134, Hendreg[Heinrich]174, 177, Muhr[Mohr]175).

Northeim: this city is 19 km NNE of Goettingen city.

Nortorf/Nortow(?)GL, Holstein: said by the Kratzke FSL to be homeUC to a Rowetter family.

Nortow(?)GL: see Nortorf.

Norwegen: said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to a Michelsen man.  Although there were one or two small localities so-named  in what is now northern Germany, this probably refers to the area that is today the country of Norway and was then ruled by the Danish Kingdom.  It was not until 1814 that Norway briefly became an independent kingdom, only to be forced, almost immediately into a union with Sweden.

NostitzFN/GL?: see Nasnitz.

NotthaeringFN: a Luebeck 1766 birth record says this was the maiden name of the wife of a Honig man, both having been baptised in the Hessen-Darmstadt area ; by 1767 this couple was in Mueller (Mai&Marquardt:1322). 

NottinghamGL, England: said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be homeUC to a Dar family.  His sister-in-law, surnamed Guldrich, lives in the household.

NotzFN: said by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#57) and KS:387 to have come from Kuhlhausen bei Warschau. Using FHL#1,475,221, the GCRA proved their origin in Urach, Reutlingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg, having been in Kuhlhausen before going on to Neudorf.  See the GCRA book for more.

Notzing?, [Kurbayern]: is 27 km NE of Muenich city centre and said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been homeUC to the Weimann{Joseph}family (Lk55). 

NovakFN, see Nowak.

Novi Sad, Batschka, Hungary: nka Vjvidek, Serbia, is on the Danube, 43 miles NW of Belgrade, Serbia.

NowakFN: see Noak of Boaro.

Nowak/NovakFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Marienburg, Polen.

Nowy Dwor [Amt]GL: there is a large Nowy Dwor 16 miles NE of Warsaw city; but there were dozens of Nowy Dwor scattered throughout Poland.

Nuding FN {Christian}: listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:677) with no origin.  The GRCA found some reason to believe he might have come fromUC Winterbach, Schorndorf [Amt], Wuerttemberg.

Nuding{Jakob}FN: listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:670) with no origin, but said mistakenly by KS:387 to be fromUC Gerstetten, Waiblingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  Using FHL(1,056,991), the GCRA proved origin in Endersbach, Waiblingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg. See the GCRA book for more details.

NuebelFN: see Niebel.

NuedlingenGL: see Nidlingen. 

NuernbergerFN{Catharina}: a Luebeck ML said this woman 11 April 1766 married Ludewig {J.Andreas}; by 1767 this couple was in Ober-Monjou (Mai&Marquardt#130).

Nuernberg [Imperial City]GS: now in Bavaria some 60 miles SW of Frankfurt-am-Main.  It was from 1219 to 1806 an independent city state controlling much territory outside the city itself. .  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Bettinger FSL to be homeUC to Conrad and Hahn families.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Boster family.  It is said (no locality mentioned) by the Frank FSL to be homeUC to a Lutz family.  It is associated with Kummerhausen in the Frank FSL.  According to Pleve’s note to the Katharinenstadt FSL: Kuhlberg says a Mueller was fromUC Nuernberg (no locality mentioned).  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to Firscht and Maurer families.  Said (no locality mentioned) by a Woehrd ML to be homeUC to a Mauer woman who married in 1766 a Braeutigam man; by 1767 this couple was in Katharinenstadt (Mai&Marquart#834). Said (no locality mentioned) by the Keller FSL to be homeUC to a Holzer family.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Krasnoyar FSL to be homeUC to a Reich family. Said by Kulberg102 to be homeUC to Ludwig{Philipp+w} Catholics.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to Hubert and Meier{Michael} families.   Said by Kuhlberg to be homeUC to a Mueller{Christoph} family.  Said by a Woehrd ML to be homeUC to a Bernhard widow who married an Ismann man  in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#767); by 1768 this couple was in Warenburg.

Nuernberger{Valentin+w+4c}: Kulberg118 said they were Catholic from Wuerzburg.  Not found in T.  Said by the Ober-Monjou FSL (#17) to be fromUC Nadlinger?.  The maiden name of frau Nuernberger was given as Hartmann in 1798 (Mai1798:Om17; for family members also see Om19, 29, 35, 47, and Ls10);

Nuertingen [Amt] GL, Wuerttemberg: is a District administrative center 13 miles SE of Stuttgart city.

NuertingenGL: also see Nurtingen.

NulhasFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Weisel, Pfalz.

Null{ J.Adam}: a probable Zug first settler family said by Recruiter Beauregard’s 1768 list (Lk58) to have been fromUC Orb.  Spelled Noll in 1767 (T5181-5182).  Possibly spelled Knoell in 1798 (Mai1798:Zg14, 35 and 33).

NumersteinFN: see Nummerstein.

NummFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be fromUC Schleswig-Holstein [Royal Duchy].  I could not find members of this family in Mai1798.

NummersteinFN: said by the Schwed FSL to be fromUC Bergen?, Schwedisch Vorpommern.  Spelled Numerstein in 1788 (Mai1798:Mv2699).

Nunemann?FN: said by the Fischer FSL to be fromUC Dergatz?, Wuerttemberg. The family name was spelled Nunneman? in 1798 (Mai1798:Sk25).

NunerFN: said by the Louis FSL to be fromUC Hamberg, [Kur-]Bayern.

NungesserFN: said by the Seewald FSL to be fromUC Grossheim, Mainz.

NuniusFN: see Nenies.

Nunneman?FN: see Nunemann.

NurembergGL: English for Nuernberg.

Nurman?, Dening: an unidentified place said by the Reinhard FSL to be homeUC to the Philippsen family.  In this case Dening might have been a mistake for Danemark??

Nurtingen/NuertingenGL, Wuerttemberg: 10 miles NE of Reutlingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg.

NusFN: listed by both the 1816 Kassel census (#100) and KS:387 without origin.  Using FHL#247,589 or 1,457,536 or 247,591,  the GCRA proved origin in Appfelhofen, Billigheim [Amt], Rheinpfalz.  See their book for more.   Also spelled Nuss.

NussFN{Caspar}: said by the Doenhof FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

NussFN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC Lauda.

NussFN: said by the Messer FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

NussFN: also see Nus.

NussbaumFN: said by the Cheisol FSL to be fromUC Saarburg, [Kur-]Trier.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Ls38.

Nussdorf GL: an unidentified place said by the Bettinger FSL to be homeUC to a Kenner family.  This might be either of the next two entries.

NussdorfGL, Landau [Amt], Rheinpfalz: is 2 miles N of Landau-in-der-Pfalz, and was proven by the GCRA to be home to the Geibel/Heupel family that settled in Kassel, and to the Heid/Heil family that settled in Neudorf.

NussdorfGL, Vaihingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: was 3 miles S of Vaihingen-an-der-Enz.  The GCRA evidently did find the origin of the Mauch{Emmerich} family that did not go to Kassel here. 

Nusser{M.Catharina}:  was a godmother at the Luebeck baptism of a daughter  of Lauer{Jacob & Barbara} (Mai&Marquardt#1343).  Not found in any later source.

Nussloch, Heidelberg [Amt], Baden: is 5 miles S of Heidelberg city, and proven by the GCRA as home to the Bohrer woman listed as frau Albrecht in the Glueckstal census, and as home to the Anweiler family that settled in Kassel.  See their book for more.

 

 

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