German origins Project

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

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


Pf-Pzz                   last updated January 2014

PfaeffingenGL, Herrenberg [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 6.5 miles SW of Herrenberg city, and was proven by GCRA to be home to the Welt/Velde girls and Hoechs family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more detail.  This is the same place as the next entry.

PfaeffingenGL, Tuebingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 4.5 miles W of Tuebingen city, and was proven by GCRA to be home to the Meier{Christian} family that went to Glueckstal as well as to the Lauer woman who was frau Richert in Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.  This is the same place as the previous entry.

Pfafenmoisbakh/Pfaffenwiesbach(?), Kurmainz: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be home to a Meibach family.  Pfaffenwiesbach, Hesse is some 27 miles NE of Mainz city.

PfaffFN: proven by Judy Remmick to have migrated from Imsbach, Rheinpfalz, Bavaria to Moersfeld, Kircheimbolanden Amt, Rheinfalz; then via Ulm (as transfer point) to Torschau, Batschka, Hungary of the Austro-Hungarian Empire; later they migrated to Worms, Odessa, S. Russia with Duc de Richelieu.  See her work at http://www.remmick.org/Pfaff.Genealogy/Page15.html#Johann.

Pfaffenbach: GL: an unidentified place said to have been homeUC to the Jung{Philipp} family (Lk78), possible early settlers in Zuerich.  There were at least 2 such placenames in the German-speaking lands.

Pfaffen-Beerfurth, [Erbach County]: is 1.7 miles SSE of Fraenkisch-Crumbach and is a possible early home of the Loret(t)hus family that settled in Neu-Saratowka (Gieg1).

PfaffenheimGL: is 26 miles due W of Frieburg city, and said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Sommer{Heinrich} family.

PfaffenhofenGL: an unidentified place said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be homeUC to a Boehm family.  This very likely was the same place as the next entry.

PfaffenhofenGL,  Kuernbach Condominium: 19 km SW of Heilbronn city, this condo was a joint operation of Kuernbach, Hessen Darmstadt Landgraviate and Gueglingen Amt, Wuerttemberg.  It was home to the Wiedemann family that settled in Doenhof and Reinwald.

PfaffenhofenGL, Wuerttemberg [Duchy]: is some 12 miles SW of Heilbronn city, and said by the Dreispitz FSL to be homeUC to a Meier family.  This very likely was the same place as the previous entry but with largest of the two partners in the Condo issuing the travel papers … -ed.

Pfaffenroht/Pfafenroth {Andreas}: fromUC the Darmstadt area married Birl{A.Cathar.} in Luebeck married on 1 August 1766  (Mai&Marquardt#275).   KS148 said he came from Nidda.  On 14 September 1766 they arrived in Russia when he was recorded as coming fromUC Darmstadt (Kulberg6521).  Later in 1766 as a widower he took transport for the Volga (T7305). By September 1767 with a new wife he had settled at Jagonaja Poljana FSL #41 which said he had come from Nidda.  Kromm version of the FSL says he was from Berstadt, near Nidda (pp. 30, 34).

PfaffenrothFN: see Pfaffenroht.

PfaffenwiesbachGL, [Waldbott Barony]: is 6 miles W of Friedberg city, and said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to an Anfang family.  Said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Schmidt{Johannes} family.  Said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be homeUC to a Lauer widower.   Said by Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been homeUC to the Muehlecker{Conrad} family (Lk85).

PfaffenwiesbachGL: also see Pfafenmoisbakh.

PfaffenzellerGL, Bassenheim Barony: near Schmitten, Hesse.

Pfahlbronn parish, Welzheim [Amt], Schwabisch Gmuend, Wuerttemberg: was 3.5 miles SE of Welzheim town.

PfalzGS: usually in the 1760’s was short for Kurpfalz. No locality was mentioned in any of the following references: Said by the Stumpp version of the Balzer FSL to be homeUC of Karl and Robertus families; the Pleve version says Kurpfalz.  Said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be homeUC to Berg, Buchmiller/Buchmueller, Markstaetter, Massold, Meiermann, Nordheimer, Schoellhorn, Ulrich, and Webert families.  Said by the Stumpp supplement to the Dietel FSL to be homeUC to Bengel, Detterer, Kern, Kindsvater, Michel, Mueller, Mueller, Ruff, Schlag, Seibel, Simon, and Stahlmann families.  Said by Kulberg to be homeUC to the following families: Buchennroth229, Conrad{Peter+w+1c}133 Reformed , Dannewald{Friedrich+w+2c}201, {Georg+wife+2 kids}193, Franz{Georg+wife+2 kids}172, Dewald{Kilian+c+7c}56, Fuhr{Johannes+w}35 Reformed , Fuhrmann{Jacob+w+4c}226, Gagnus{Gustaw+w}235, Gimper{Leonhard+w+3c}230, Gumler/Kummeler{Adam+w+3c}214, Hermann{Philipp+w+5c}216Catholic, Hertel{J.Georg+w}105 Catholic , Hess{Ulrich+w+3c}212, Knoerzer{Andreas+w+1c}215 Catholic , Lutz{Adam+2+3c}211, Nilsen{Johann+w+1c}203, Schweiheimer{Johann+wife+4 kids}171), Sonnenwald{Jacob+wife+6 kids}170), Stahl{Martin+w+5c}220, Stumpf{Johann+w}219 Reformed , {Melchior+w}217 Reformed21), {Philipp+1w}218 Reformed.

PfalzengrafenweilerGL, Freudenstadt [Amt]. Wuerttemberg: is some 7.5 miles NE of Freudenstadt city, and proven by the GCRA to be home to the Rath family that went to Bergdorf; see their book for more details.

PfalzgrafenweilerGL, Freudenstadt Oberamt, Wuerttemberg: is some 7 miles ENE of Freudenstadt, Baden-Wuerttemberg, and was home to Schmidt/Schmid families that settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa.

Pfalz-Neuburg DuchyGS: this duchy held lands on both banks of the Danube almost as far W as Guenzburg and as far E as Reichertshofen just S of Ingolstadt city; it also held extensive lands on the Knaab river just N of Regensburg city, as well as farther N just W of Neustadt-an-der-Waldnaab.  Its seat was Neuburg some 49 miles SSE of Nuernberg city in present-day Bavaria. This duchy was independent during 1505-1742.  In 1742 it was folded into Kurpfalz making it the fathermost outlyer of that country.  From 1777-08 the duchy was under Bavarian control, and in 1808 it disappeared, completely submersed into the Kingdom of Bavaria.

Pfalz-Simmern Principality or Palatinate-Simmern PrincipalityGS: see Simmern.

Pfalz-Sulzbach [Duchy]: was an independent country 1614-1742, controlled by Kurpfalz 1742-1799 after which it was absorbed by Kurbayern.  Its lands were around Sulzbach and to the W and E of the town of Weiden, all roughly 25-50 miles NW and N of Regensburg city.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Reinwald FSL to be homeUC to frau Guenter{Georg} [nee Tege].

Pfalz-Sulzbach DuchyGS: also see Sulzbach Duchy.

Pfalz-Zweibruechen DuchyGS: see Zweibruechen and Herzogtum Zweibruecken.

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

PfannenstielFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Buedesheim, Kurtrier. 

PfannenstielFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Manderscheid, Kurtrier. 

PfannenstielFN: see Fanmispel.

PfannensteilVV: an alternate name for MarientalVV.

Pfaffenwiesbach, [Walbott Barony]: said by the Recruiter Beauregard list (Lk106) to have been homeUC to the Anfang{FranzAnton}family who may have been  Wittmann first settlers.

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

Pfedelbach?, [Hohenlohe County/Principality]: is 21 km ENE of Heilbronn city and was said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to a Walter{Adam} family.

PfeffingenGL, Balingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 5 miles ESE of Balingen city, and believed by the GCRA to be the birthplace of the Stauss colonist who went to Glueckstal.

PfefterFN: see Fefter.

PfeifFN said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Bonbach(?), Sulz, Lobbach.

PfeifFN: said by the Grimm FSL to be fromUC Darmstadt (no locality mentioned).  Later spelled Pfeiff.

PfeiferFN:  listed in the Bergdorf 1816 census (KS:661, 393) without origin.  Their origin in Neusatz, Neuenburg [Amt], Wuerttemberg was proven by the GCRA using FHL(1,056,826).  See the GCRA book for more details.

Pfeiffer{Bernhard}:  died in Glueckstal and was proven by the GCRA to be from Besigheim, Ludwigsburg [Amt], Wuerttemberg using FHL 1,184,892; see their book for detail.

PfeiferFN: said by the Kolb FSL to be fromUC Bruchkoebel, Hanau.

PfeiferFN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Laubach.  Later spelled Pfeiff.

Pfeifer{Jacob}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been fromUC Orb, [Kurmainz] (Lk57).  He is listed in the 1798 Luzern census along with his Bizar wife (Mai1798:Lz29).  He is found in no FSL and no earlier colony is indicated; so was likely one of Luzern’s first settlers.

Pfeifer{Jakob}FN: said by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#15) and KS:393 to have come fromUC Besigheim, Ludwigsburg [Amt], Wuerttemberg.   However, the GCRA proved that was not the origin.  Instead, the GCRA believes him to be fromUC Niedermohr, Kaiserslautern [Amt], Rheinpfalz.  See their book for more.

PfeiferFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Sankt Goar.

PfeiferFN: said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be fromUC Orb.  The 1798 Pfeiffer census says his wife's maiden name was Jaeger (Mai1798:Pf40).

PfeiferFN: said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to be fromUC Schellbach, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate].  A Luebeck ML says that in 1766 this Pfeiffer man married a Reiss woman; another source says Reisz (Mai&Marquardt#188).  In 1798 the maiden name of frau Pfeifer was given as Reis (Mai1798:Pp12, 02).

PfeiferFN: said by a family chart to be fromUC Lauterbach, Rietesel(?).  See the next entry.

PfeiferFN: said by the Schwed FSL to be fromUC Lauterbach, [Fulda Bishopric/Riedesel Barony].  For a possible1798 reference see Mai1798:Sw15?

PfeiferFN: said by the Seelmann FSL to be fromUC Wiersdorf?, Kurmainz[sic?].  I did not locate them or any descendants in Mai1798.

PfeiferFN{Johann}: in the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL (#38 and 38a)  his widow {Katharina} was the wife of  Krutsch{J.Michael}.

Pfeifer{Katharina}: she was recorded as the wife of Appel{J.Caspar} as of 22 June 1767 in the  Stahl-am-Karaman FSL #48. The 1798 Stahl-am-Karaman census  said this was the maiden name of frau Appel{J.Caspar} (Mai1798:Sk5).  KS:118 gives that name as Pfeiffer.

PfeiferFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Harstein?, [Kur-]Pfalz.  For 1798 see Mai1798: Wr41.

Pfeifer{Katharina}: she was recorded as the wife of Appel{J.Caspar} as of 22 June 1767 in the  Stahl-am-Karaman FSL #48.

Pfeiffer{Jochim}: husband of Popp{A.Catharina} and father of Pfeiffer{Susanna M.}  baptised in Luebeck 28 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1294).  Not found in Kulberg, T, any published FSL, or in Mai1798.

Pfeifer[Johannes}: said by Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been fromUC Brockhausen  (Lk26). Not found in any FSL and I could not find them or any likely descendant associated with any Volga colony.

Pfeiffer{Susanna M.} daughter of {Jochim} and his Popp wife {A.Catharina} baptised in Luebeck 28 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1294).  Not found in Kulberg, T, any published FSL, or in Mai1798.

PfeifferFN: this family name was found recorded in Haiger parish records during the years prior to 1767, in Schotten parish records for many generations prior to 1767, and in Winterhausen marriage records 1760-1769; see Flegel trip.

PfeiferVV : a variant spelling of  PfeifferVV.

PfeiffFN; see Pfeif or Pfeifer.

Pfeiffer: filed amongst the Pfeifers.

PfeifferVV (aka Fajfer, Feifer, Gnilushka, Gniluska, Gniluschka, Gvardeyskoye,or Pfeifer): a Russian German village of the Roman Catholic faith situated on the western side of the Volga, founded in 1767.  Its  FSL is now published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.III, pp. 377-402.  According to this, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens. A name within square brackets following a family name is an alternate spelling usually from a later source.  Origin information which Prof. Pleve derived from the Kuhlberg lists is italicized.  The number with the name is their household number in the FSL:

from Achern: (Deible[Deibek])49;

from Arnstein: (Dresser88);

from Arnstein, Wuerzburg: (Keberlein[Keberle]86,87, Konrad92, Lambrecht83, Ziegler100);

from Aschaffenburg: (Amrhein[Amrein]75, Arnhold28, Essler24a, Happel32a, Kuehn15, Mallad99, Phillip2a, Pietz[Pietsch]29a, Roth1a, Samer[Sommer]32, Schwind[Schwindt]2, Stegmann93, Stricker[Strecker]24, Stumpfnagel78, Weigel7);

from Beauchene, Frankreich: (Souffle84);

from Bonn: (Schwed81);

from Elters?: (Lohmann29);

from Florenberg?: (Stroemel63a);

from Freiburg: (Brueh[Bruhl]40, Gut[Guth]48, Kisner103);

from Freudenberg: (Kamm21,22);

from Fulda: (Heil97, Ifland[Iffland]42, Imert50, Koehler38, Lindner[Linder]44, Roeder73, Schmidt101, Schoenfeld76);

from Gemuenden?, Wuerzburg: (Heilmann82);

from Gross Steinum?, Mainz: (Weigan[Weigand]68);

from Hammelburg: (Nickling107);

from Hammelburg, Franken: (Klebeckspiss[Klebenpies]72, Koehler62);

from Hanau: (Dresser?[Dieser]35);

from Hannover: (Mehm[Mem?]64, Strang[Strack]67);

from Hilders, Wuerzburg: (Grentz[Gretz/Krentz]90, Mensing[Mensinger]89);

from Isenburg: (Brant59);

from Koblenz: (Wagner33);

from Koenigstein: (Eckermann3);

from Kuelz, Mainz: (Hoefner[Hoeffner]17);

from Lauterbach: (Suppes[Subers?]13);

from Lauterecken an der Glan, Pfalz: Eckler91);

from Lohr am Main: Thomaa[Domme]71);

from Mainz: (Heinrich41);

from Mannheim: (Kaufamnn26, Naumann94);

from Mergentheim: (Erlichhaeuser109);

from Michelstadt: (Breit77);

from Neuberg am Wald, Mainz: (Gulder1);

from Neuburg: (Jacob106);

from Neustadt, Pfalz: (Eberle96);

from Neustadt, Wuerzburg: (Dippel[Tippel]102);

from Nottingham, England: (Dar25);

from Orb: (Alles27, Arnhold[Arnold]16, Frank9, Heim18, Heiss98, Klauser14, Pfeifer6, Schetzel10, Thesch[Desch]12, Ulrich8);

from Orb, Mainz: (Herr23);

from Pfaffenhofen: (Boehm104);

from Posda?, Schweiz: (Dinkel19);

from Raron?, Schweiz: (Kelbermater54);

from Sachsen-Meiningen: (Wachtmeister[Wachmeister]74);

from Salmuenster, Fulda: (Koehler[Keller]65;

from Schoenborn?, Pfalz: (Spahn61);

from Schweinsberg, Fulda: (Burgardt59);

from Seligenstadt, Mainz: (Urschlauer31);

from Steinheim, Mainz: (Holzmeister[Holtzmeister]80, Tege70);

from Unnamed: (Baer[Bahrwirt?]45, Brenta79, Guldich25a, Heim61a, Herrmann67a, Rechaer?94a, Rubteschel?44a, Waler?51a);

from Villach, Oesterreich: (Schmal37);

from Weinsheim: (Wagner5);

from Werdenberg, Wuerzburg: (Zengraf[Zenkgraf]105);

from Wernborn bei Usingen:(Ikes[Ikers]60);

from Wertheim, Franken: (Etzel55);

from Woerth am Main, Mainz: (Degent?[Dechant]30);

from Wuerzburg: (Bechert39, Dittmaier52, Elheim[Ehlhein]52a, Fischer4, Kappes[Kippes]56, Keberlein[Keberle]66, Kesner46, Kirchner53, Konrad[Konradi]20, Leth[Lehl]108, Lutz47, Ramann36, Reser[Retter]69, Risch[Riesch]58,95, Schaefer34,85, Schiemer[Schirmer]57, Schubert51, Ulrich11, Ziegler63). 

PfeifleFN: in 1819 two families settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Gottelfingen, Freudenstadt parish, Wuerttemberg.

PfeifnerFN: said by the Mueller FSL to be fromUC Hannover.  In 1798 this family name is rendered variously as Fraigefer and Greifert, and the wife's maiden name is given as Brahm (Mai1798: Ml21).

Pfeil{Johanna M.}: married Groeter{Carl} 6 April 1766 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#894).  KS131 gave the year as 1765.  I did not find this couple in any published FSL.

PfeilerFN: said by the Holstein FSL to be fromUC Meinzing(?).

Pfeiner FN: this widower was listed in the Straub FSL with no origin given.  I did not find him or any descendants in Mai1798.

PfenningFN:  this was the maiden name of frau Sommer{Conrad}, according to the 1798 Brabander census (Mai1798:Bn34).

PferdsbachGL, Isenburg[-Buedingen County]: aka Pferdsbach-bei-Dudenrod was 1 km NE of Dudenrod and was said by the  the Norka FSL to be homeUC to the Albrecht{Martin} family. 

PferdsbachGL bei Buedingen, Isenburg[-Buedingen]: according to the Frank FSL, it was homeUC to Lapp families.  Said by Stumpp to be homeUC to the Gutmann man who in 1766 in Buedingen married a Geyer woman; by 1767 the couple was in Kutter (Mai&Marquardt#498).  T.

PferdsfeldGL, Kreuznach [Amt], Pfalz: is 11.5 miles W of Bad Kreuznach, and the GCRA proved the Schwind couple married here before going on to Hungary and Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more detail.

Pferdsfeld, Kurpfalz: is 6.5 km NNE of Merxheim.  Said to be where Fuchs{J.Eberhard} the grandfather of  Fuchs{J.Georg} was censor.  This would be the same place as the preceding entry.

Pfieler: see Peiler.  

Pfilbert: see Filbert.

Pfister{A.Maria}: may have been the maiden name of frau Herr{J.Peter} of Luzern (Mai1798:Lz33].

Pfister?FN: also see Fischer of Rohleder.

PfitzerFN: was in Glueckstal for a time and said by KS:394 to be from Duerrmenz, Vaihingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  This origin was proven by the GCRA using FHL 1,184,962; see their book for detail.  Also spelled Pfuetzer.

PfitzerFN: Curt Renz has found the church records for this Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia, family in Duerrmenz, Maulbronn Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.  KS, p.524, says they arrived in Russia in 1805.

Pfitzner/Pfuetzner/Fitzner/Fuetzner/FetznerFN{J.Gottlieb}: Lutheran fromUC [Kur?-]Saxony arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in May 1760.  With his wife and 1 son he last reregistered in Denmark in April 1763.  By 1775 they had settled in Schilling (1775 census #27) (EEEp.545).

Pflag FN: see Flag.

PhlamerFN: see Flomart.

Pflaum{Andreas}: said by the Urbach FSL to be deceased and the father of  Pflaum{Georg} a step-son in the Weinert household.

Pflaum{Andreas}:  his widow, later frau Weinert, was said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Baerstadt. 

Pflaum{Georg}:  said by the Urbach FSL to be the son of Pflaum{Andreas}, deceased, and a step-son in the Weinert household.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sk35.

PflomerFN: see Flomart.

PflugFN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC Wiesbaden with a Zimmermann step-son in the household and the wife’s maiden name [surely her previous married name] was given as Zimmermann.  I could not find neither these Pflugs in the 1798 Volga censuses.

PflugFN: the GCRA proved this the maiden name of Frau Springer (1816 Kassel #16), and using FHL#770,206 proved her origin in Oberseebach, Weissenburg [Amt], Elsass.  See their book for more.

PflugFN: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be fromUC Stangenrod, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Rm33 and 51.

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

PforzheimGL, Baden: is some 16 miles SE of Karlsruhe, Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Pfirschbach, Breubach Condominium: is 1.5 miles SW of Hoechst-im-Odenwald and was proven as home to the Bauer family that went to Frank, including the wife of Schork.  (Gieg1).

PfrischbachGL, Hessen: see Frischbach.

Pfrondorf GL, Tuebingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 3 miles NE of Tuebingen city, and was said by the 1816 Bergdorf census to be homeUC to a Redenbach family.  The GCRA found in FHL(probably 1,457,432) the mention of a Roethenbach family but did not look for the birth records of the Bergdorf settlers.  The name was also spelled Reidenbach.

PfuetznerFN: see Pfitnzer.

Pful?FN: said by the Seewald FSL to be fromUC Bernkastel, Trier.  A later spelling was Puhl.

PfullingenGL, Reutlingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 2 miles SE of Reutlingen city, PfullingenGL, Reutlingen Oberamt, Wuerttemberg: is some 2 miles SSE of Reutlingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, and was home to Beck, Haring/Hering and Rothmann families that settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa.  It was incorrectly said by the 1816 Bergdorf census to be homeUC to the Goetz family. And mistakenly said by the 1816 Glueckstal census to be homeUC to the Ruehle family.  The GCRA has proven this origin to be incorrect in both cases.  See their book for more detail.

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

Pfundner FN: the Herzog FSL says his wife fromUC Pilsheim-bei-Schmidmuehlen, [Kur-]Bayern.  Apparently she had been an Arnst widow.

Philbert: see Filbert.

Philbred: see Filbert.

PhilippFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Roth, Maltes?GL, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]:.

Philipp{A.Maria Ottila}: daughter of {H.Philipp} of the Pfalz married in Danzig 1 February 1766 Fuhr{Johannes} alsofrom the Pfalz,  going to Dehler.   However I could not find them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Philipp{Carl/Conrad}FN: said by the Ernestinendorf FSL #11 to be fromUC Fauerbach. For 1798 see Mai1798:Bb5, 38.  Jim Pickelhaupt says hre has found his origin.

Philipp{Christian}FN: said by the Ernestinendorf FSL to be fromUC Naugen?.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Er14.

PhilippFN{Peter}: said by the Keller FSL to be fromUC Hattersheim, Kurmainz, with Leindecker orphan girls of his married sister??

PhilippFN{Adam}: said by the Keller FSL to be fromUC Laubenheim, Kurmainz.  For 1798 see (Mai1798:Nk49).

PhilippFN: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be fromUC Berlin, [Kur-]Brandenburg, and the wife’s maiden name was given as Tralbaum.   For 1798 see Mai1798:Rm34 and Ps63.

Philipp(spelling){David}: KS:82 and nnn say this party of 6 fromUC Berlin 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.

PhilippeFN: said by the Franzosen FSL to be fromUC Bessan, Frankreich.

Phillippe: this Baron was a godparent at the 10 Oct 1765 Luebeck baptism of Ganser{Heinrich}.Phillippe may well have been his given name not his family name. Found in no later source.

PhilipperFN said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Amereli(?), Dauphin(?), Frankreich.

Philippsburg, Holstein?: an unidentified place said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Feil family and perhaps to their Sohn stepson.

PhilippsenFN: said by the Dobrinka FSL to be fromUC Albek, Daenmark.

PhilippsenFN:  said by the Reinhard FSL to be fromUC Nurman?, Dening.  I could not find them in Mai1798.

PhilippFN: said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be fromUC Aschaffenburg. 

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

PhilippiFN: see also Philipp.

PhilippsfeldVV: was a German Lutheran village on the eastern side of the Volga founded in 1767. The  FSL is published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.III, pp. 403-412.  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 occurs more than once among the first settlers, given names in {} brackets follow the family name.  The number after a name is its FSL household number: 

from Altenmoor, [Holstein Duchy?]:  (Grebe14);

from Amberg: (Hinsch/Gansch44);

from Ansbach [Margraviate]: (Widemann46);

from Bernburg, Hessen: (Reis12, and possibly Bock12a);

from Berod, Hessen: (Kaufmann37, Metzger38);

from Bischausen-bei-Waldkappel, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]:  (Wilhelm9 and possibly Ludwig9a);

from Friedewald: (Beier(J.Heinrich}20, {Maria}19/Beyer, Damm/Dan22);

from Friedewald, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: (Eschenbrenner/Aschenbrenner3, Merhardt/Marquardt2, Mueller21);

from Frielingen, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: (Keil30);

from Gesau, [Schoenburg County, Kursachsen?]:  (Tischer15 and possibly Koch15a);

from Grossmannsrode, [Hersfeld Principality, Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate?]: (Voelker40);

from Heringen, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: (Knatz18, Sommer10, Wagner24);

from Hessen-Kassel [Landgraviate]: (Schroeder/Schraeder1);

from Hetzbach, Hessen: (Haar43);

from Hirschfeld[/Hersfeld PrincipalityGS, Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate?]: (Held/Heldt{Michael}25, {Herman}42, Lies11);

from Hofgeismar, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: (Hose/Gose4, and possibly Erchardt4a);

from Iba, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: (Thomas7, and possibly Schneider{Kaspar,etc}7a);

from Ketzeman?: (Goebel27);

from Ketzeman?, Hessen: (Klotzbach28);

from Koenigsheim: (Trautwein14);

from Kuechen-bei-Waldkappel, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: Berge8, Jung26);

from Lingelbach, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: (Schaefer32, Schmidt33);

from Machtlos, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]:  (Wiederholt/Wiederhold35);

from Mehlis, [Kursachsen]: Anshuetz36);

from Mellinghausen, [Hoya County, Kurbraunsweig?]: (Hilgenberg/Hildenberg5);

from Nenterode-bei-Wernswig?, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate?]: (Behm17);

from Niederscheld, [Nassau Dillenburg Principality]: (Ringel13);

from Oberaula, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: (Kreutzmueller23);

from Raboldshausen, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: (Kaiser6);

from Schellbach, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: (Freund16, Pfeifer29, Toepfer45;

from Weissenhasel, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: (Hopp/Kopp41, Windemuth39);

from Woelkershain-bei-Remsfeld, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]:   (Schneider{Michael}34).

PhilippsteinGL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Kunz family.  Kuhlberg said this was in Nassau, so this is likely the same place as the next two entries.

Philippstein, [Nassai-Weilburg Principality]: is 7 km E of Weilburg city and was said by the Susannental FSL to be homeUC to a Petry family.

PhilippsteinGL, Nassau-Weilburg: is some 4.6 miles E of Weilburg city, and said by the Bangert FSL to homeUC to a Gath? family.

Philips EichGL: is now within Dreieich, Hessen.

PicardFN: see Bickert.

Picardie: that part of France that includes the Somme river valley (and neighboring areas) down to the shores of the English Channel.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Koehler FSL to be homeUC to a Lossel family.

Picardi?, Frankreich: said by the Franzosen FSL to be homeUC to a Pagnon family.  This apparently

Pichel FN:  said by the Koehler FSL to be the maiden name of frau Kilian.

Pickel/Beckel{Conrad}: Lutheran son of {Hanns Martin} fromUC Markt Erlbach who on 23 May 1766 in Woehrd married Dannheiser{Dorothea} Catholic (Mai&Marquardt#812). ErlbachOn 12 Sept 1766 this couple arrived in Russia, he said to be fromUC the Bayreuth [Margraviate] (Kulberg#4713).  Not found in T.  By 3 Aug 1767 he with wife {Anna} had settled in Paulskaya # 179, he said to be from 

Pickelhaupt{Bill}: he forwarded the proofs of origin for Bachman{J.Heinrich}, Bickelhaupt{J.Dietrich} and Albert{Johannes} to this index.

Pickelhaupt{J.Dietrich}: Brent Mai proved he was born in Gronau to Bickelhaub{J.Heinrich} and his wife {E.Catharina} nee Burger.  Using LDS Film 1195091 Bill Pickelhaupt found him born to the unmarried Burger{Elisabeth Catharina} and Bickelhaupt{J. Heinrich} in Gronau, Kurmainz on 6 Feb. 1756.  He is listed as Burger{Johann} Recruiter Beauregard’s (1768?) list of settlers in temporary quarters (Mai1798:Lk112a) .  For a bit more detail including the origin of {J.Heinrich} go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/b/bickelhaupt_kind.cfm.

PiehFN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Laubach.

PiekFN: said by the Kromm version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be have come fromUC Allerbach, Zweibruecken at Birkenfeld later than the first settlers (p.137).  Scheuerman spelled it Piek.

PielFN: see Pril.

PiermasensGL, Pfalz: is some 27 miles E of Saarbruecken, Saarland, and was said by KS:487 to be homeUC to the Will  family that went to Glueckstal.   Was home to an Eider family that settled in Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia;  KS:523, says Piermasens was in the County of Thalsueden.

PiermasensGL, Piermasens [Amt], Pfalz: Proved by the GCRA to be home to the Hahn family in the Kassel 1816 census (#10).

Piesen?GL: see Pilsen. The first editor of the Rohleder FSL believed this was Pischen now in Saxony, Germany – no source was given.

PiesterFN: also see Pister.

PietschFN: see Bitsch, Pietz and Pitsch.

PietzFN: the GCRA’s prefered spelling for Pitz{Friedrich} of Kassel.

PietzFN: said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be fromUC Aschaffenburg.  Later spelled Pietsch (Mai1798:Pf30).

PietzFN: also see Bitsch and Pitz.

PihlFN: see Bisl.

Pikburg?, Daenemark: an unidentified place said by the Franzosen FSL to be homeUC to a Maimre family.

PikertFN: said by the Stumpp supplement to the Dietel FSL to be fromUC Wuerttemberg (no locality indicated).  I could not find this family in  Mai1798es.

Pikner{Heinrich}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been fromUC Sterzenbach? (Lk110).  I can find them in neither an FSL nor in Mai1798, but an orphan who was living in their household in 1768,  Stuckert{Elisabeth}, evidently was in Ober-Monjou in 1798 having come there from Luzern (Mai1798:Om18)… did this family settle in Luzern?

Pikotn?, Bamberg [Bishopric]: an unidentified place said by the Leitsinger FSL to be homeUC to a Mehfelder family.

PikusFN: said by the Grimm FSL to be fromUC Pommern (no locality mentioned).

PilenFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Bamberg [Bishopric] (no locality mentioned) with a Friedritz orphan in the household.   I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

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

PilleFN: included in the Bettinger FSL but no place of origin was given.  According to a Rosslau ML this man married a Lehmann woman in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#918).  I could not find them in the 1798 census indexes.

PilnerFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Silkerode. I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.

Pilow?GL: an unidentified place said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Wolter family and possibly to a Gonohorn? family. Kuhlberg said this was in Halle.  There was no Halle country that I can find but there was a Hall Imperial City (23 miles E of Heilbronn city), now known as Swabaeishch Hall, which controlled considerable lands to the SW, N and E of Hall city itself.  There was a Tullau some 1 mile SW of Hall city.

Pilseranstof?GL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Schon family.

PilsenGL, Boehmen: nnk Plzen, Chech Republic, is 83 km SW of Prague, and was said by the the Rohleder FSL to be homeUC to a Sovald man. 

Pilsheim-bei-Schmidmuehlen, [Kur-]Bayern: is some 17 miles NW of Regensburg, and said by the Herzog FSL to be homeUC to a Krastel and probably an Arnst family.

PilzFN: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be fromUC Regen, [Kur-]Sachsen with a Schulz mother-in-law in the household.  I could not identify them or any descendants in Mai1798.

PilzFN: the wife was said by the Rosenheim FSL to be fromUC Trebanz, Brandenburg[sic?].

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

PinFN: see Bien.

PineckerFN: said by the Moor FSL to be from Isenburg. The family name was spelled both  Pinneker and Pinnecker in 1798 (Mai1798:Mo55/45). Bonner he was baptized, married his Lutz wife, and their elder children were baptized in Buedingen, Isenburg[-Buedingen County].

Pingensheim?GL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Wanter?/Winter family.  This probably was Bingensheim, Hessen-Darmstadt, some 4 miles ENE of Friedberg city.

PinkFN: said by the Louis FSL to be fromUC Saargemuend, Lothringen.  In 1798 his wife’s maiden name was given as Freschmann (Mai1798:Mt1).

PinneckerFN: see Pinecker.

PinnekerFN: see Pinecker.

PinnstadtGL: said by a Luebeck ML to be the home of a Mueller man who in 1766 married a Keyser woman; later this couple went to Stahl-am-Karman (Mai&Marquardt#221).  There is a Pannstedt, Lower Saxony some 19 miles SSW of Bremen.

Pinzel{A.Margar.}: the maiden name of Lufft{A.Margar.} (Mai&Marquardt#283). 

PirbichinFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  I cannot find them in the index to the 1798 censuses.

PirmasensGL, Pirmasens AmtGL, Rhinepfalz: is some 11 miles SE of Zweibruecken city. Proved by Curt Renz to be home to the Eider family that settled in Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia.  Said by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#36) and KS:487 to have been be homeUC  to the Will{Kaspar} family.

Pirmasens AmtGL, Pfalz: seated in Pirmasens city, this was a District administrative center. 

PirnFN: said by the Rohleder FSL to be a step-son in the Trautmann household.   I could not find him in the Mai1798.

PirrleinFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Poppenwind, Bamberg [Bishopric].  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

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

PischeldorfGL, Pfalz is an unidentified locality said by the Seewald FSL to be homeUC of Hartmann and Wolfgang families.

Pischki FN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Carcassonne, Languedoc, Frankreich.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

PischkiFN: also see Bischke.

PisterFN: said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Kana?, Wuerzenburg?.  For 1790 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2904 and Ur17;also spelled Piester in 1798 (Nm24).

PisterFN: his wife was said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Saarbruecken. 

PisterfeldFN: see Bisterfeld.

Pisterling FN: said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be fromUC Zechow, [Kur-]Brandenburg.  I could not find members of this family in Mai1798.

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

Pitsch{A.Catharina}:wife of  Borger{J.Jacob}; they had a son {Juergen Philipp} baptized 5 May 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#1288).  Not found in any later source.

PitschFN: said by the Schulz FSL to be fromUC Recklingen, Hannover [Electorate aka Kurbraunschweig] with a Fries orphan in the household.  Spelled Pietsch in 1798 (Mai1798:Sz25).

PitschFN: also see Bitsch.

Pittel{Kaspar}: see Bittel{Caspar} of Luzern,.

Pitz{Friedrich}FN: listed in the 1858 Kassel census (#211) with no origin, but KS: 395 said this family came fromUC Hungary (no locality indicated).   Also spelled Bitsch, Buetz and preferably Pietz.  See the GCRA book for more.

PitzFN: also see Bitsch.

Pivir?FN: the 1798 Norka census gives this as the maiden name of the wife of an Isenburger Derr (Mai1798:Nr43).

Piver(?)GL, is an unidentified locality which, according to the Frank FSL, was in the state of Hannover and was homeUC to a Mueller family.

PlanzFN: said (no localaity mentioned) by the Rosenheim FSL to be fromUC Herzogtum Zweibruecken.  I could not identify them or any descendants in Mai1798.

PlanzFN: the wife was said by the Rosenheim FSL to be fromUC Schwarzburg, Hessen.

PlanzFN: also see Glanz.

PlattenGL is some 20 miles NE of Trier, and is said by the Seewald FSL to be homeUC of aTikhin? family.

Plattner/Blattner?FN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Reez(?)/Retz.

PlatzFN: said by the Volmer FSL to be fromUC Bril/Bruehl(?).  Later spelled Blatz.

Plauen, Kursachsen: 22 miles SW of Zwickau city.

PleidelsheimGL, Ludwigsburg [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is some 4 miles N of Ludwigsburg city, and has been verified by the GCRA as the origin of the Grill and Hafner families that went to Bergdorf.  KS:349 gave this place as an alternative origin for the Kurrle family that went to Bergdorf.  It was also proven by the GCRA to be home to Abel{Regina} who immigrated to Kassel.

PleimFN: see Pleisch.

PleiningenGL, Stuttgart parish, Wuerttemberg: is a southeastern suburban area of Stuttgart.

PleinisFN: see Pleisch.

PleischFN: listed by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#68) and KS:395 with no origin.  Using FHL#493,207, the GCRA proved their origin in Kellenbach, Simmern [Kreis], Preussen Rheinland.  See the GCRA book for more.     Also spelled Pleiss, Pleim, and, correctly, Pleinis.

PleissFN: see Pleisch.

Plekenberg CountyGS: this could be Blankenburg County which existed somewhere in the Saxon area.

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

Pless/Bless?FN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Heilbronn am Neckar.

PlessGS, Silesia, Prussia: is now Pszczyna, Poland, 57 miles S of Czestochowa city; origin was proven here for the widow Zenker who died in Glueckstal.

Pletner?FN: said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be fromUC Kiel, [Holstein-Gottorp Duchy].  I could not find members of this family in  Mai1798.  A Luebeck ML said he married a Stelting woman in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#48). KS:148 spelled it Stelging.

PlettenbergGL, [Mark County]: is 24 miles NNW of Siegen city, and said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Schoeneberg family and possibly to the Hirschs.

PletzendorffGL, Tiegenhoff Amt: now Ploynik, Poland, and was 1.5 miles NE of Tiegenhoff city.  Said by the Orloff FSL to be homeUC to an Epp family.  Also spelled Pletzendork.

PletzendorkGL: see Pletzendorff.

Pligner/Wigner?FN: the Stumpp supplement to the Dietel FSL fails to give a place of origin for this family.  I could not find them in  Mai1798es.

Plochingen, Esslingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 4 miles ESE of Esslingen-am-Neckar, and was proven by the GCRA to be home to the Raile family that settled in Neudorf.

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

PlokwetFN: see Plucket.

Plonquet Plouquet{M.Catarina} fromUC Wolfflerborn married Biel/Bill{J.Georg}in Buedingen 26 March 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#462 & KS121 & 148).   They arrived in Russia in July 1766  (Kulberg2610).  Not found in T.  By 8 July 1767 they had settled in  Schwab FSL #12.

Plopdorf(?)GS,said by the Dinkel FSL to be homeUC to a Rebensdorf family.

Plouquert: see Plonquet.

Plouquet: see Plonquet.

PlucketFN: see Pluket.

PluemerdorfFN: said by the Kolb FSL to be fromUC Regensburg.

PluketFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Plokwet in the 1775 census.  Later spelled Pluket (Mai1798:Nr223).

Pobinger/Bobinger/LobingerFN{J.Martin}: said by the Brabander FSL 110 to be fromUC Bobingen, Augsburg [Bishopric], in the Schwaben area.  Spelled Bobinger in 1798 (Mai1798:Bn33).  KS122 has Bobinger and KS143 has Lobinger.  Rosslau marriage records have him as Lobinger marrying on 20 May 1766 Strass{Elisabetha} (Mai&Marquardt#982).

PobochnayaVV (aka Pobochnya, or Pobotschnaja): a Russian German village of the Lutheran and Reformed faiths situated on the western side of the Volga.  It was founded in 1772.  All the information below has been provided by Laurin P. Wilhelm, the AHSGR village coordinator.  According to Prof. Pleve the settlers came from  Darmstadt.  Whether they had lived in this city or state, or whether they had gathered here from distant points to begin their journey is so far unknown.  Unfortunately the first settlers list provides no information as to origins, so in the following I will simply list (for now) the families names (which often include maiden names of wives or unmarried female heads of household) as given in the 1772 First Settlers’ List, a translation of which Laurin provided.  As usual the households are numbered; I have placed an f indicating a maiden name before household numbers where that is appropriate:

Appel{Ernst}21; Brach{J.Philipp}5; Dillmanf{Wilhelmina}30; Emrichf26; Evgel[?]f17, Falk{Christoph}29; Gelmut[Helmut]f21; Gerhartf7, Gerkhered[Hergert]f4; Gerlachf8, Keller{J.Heinrich}26,f15; Kalkopff3, Knak{J.Heinrich}13; Krum{Philipp}23; Laib[?]f16, Lamm{J.Nikolaus}18; Miller{Karl}32; Neidlingf5; Niesper?{David H.}28; Oshewald[Oswald]f2; Otto{J.Georg}25; Popp{J.Heinrich}24,f10; Rutti[Rudi]{Samuel}11; Schaefer{Johann}1; Schlegel{FranzSr}15,{FranzJr}16; Schmidt{J.Heinrich}12; Schneiderf18,{Samuel}3,{G.Ernst}6,6f,{Georg}7,{J.Peter}8,{Heinrich}17; Schukartf9; Schumacher{J.Kaspar}9; Seitzf13; Simmelf12; Stein{G.Christoph}27; Straub{J.Heinrich}20; Thiel{J.Peter}10; Wagner{Anton}14,{J.Heinrich}22; Weingaertnerf19; Wellef11; Wilhelm{Peter}31; Winkclaus{J.Wilhelm}ag.report#39, Winsel{Peter}19, Winself20; Wittig{JoachimChristian}2; Zavina[?]f31.

In addition, the following families may have been early settlers in this village.  They were maiden names of wives  in the 1798 Pobochnaya census with no earlier colony indicated and have been found in no FSL so afar printed  (the numbers are the household numbers in the 1798 census): Kniainf17, Krebf28, Strutf6.

PobochnyaVV : an alternate spelling for Pobochnaya.

Pobotchino: a daughter colony of Pobochnaya located in western Siberia.

PobotschnajaVV : an alternate spelling for Pobochnaya.

PochinnayaVV: is a Russian name of KratzkeVV.

PodchinnyyVV: is a Russian name of KratzkeVV.

Podolia: a region mostly that was mostly in present-day Ukraine, roughly bounded by a line from Balta W to the Dniester, NW along the Dniester to the Zbruch river due S of Tarnopol, an irregular line from Tarnopol ENE to just S of Berdychiv, from there SE along the N border of Vinnytsaya province, through Cherkaska province to the northern boundary of Kirovohadska province at the Dnieper river, briefly S following the Dnieper, then W generally following the southern boundary (but often a bit S) of Kirovohadska province back to Balta.  Thus it was S of Volhynia and of the Kiev Region, and E of Galicia.

Podosin(?)GL, Hohensolms: an unidentified place said by the Kraft FSL to be homeUC to a Schinf family.

Podt?FN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Berghausen.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Poduch?GL, Kurmainz: an unidentified place said by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to a Wenzele family.

PoenitzGL, Anhalt-Dessau: is some 2 miles SE of Dessau city and is now spelled Poetnitz, and according to Anhalt-Dessau archives the home of  a Pahn-Karst woman who married in 1766 in Rosslau a Hanke (Mai&Marquardt#1097,902).   See Hancke of Orlovskaya.

Poehlen{Georg} FN: married an Albert  woman in 1766 in Buedingen and was said to have been from Wertheim [County] (Mai&Marquardt#533 and KS:118 and 148.  I did not find them in any FSL.

Poertin? : see Boet.

PoetnitzGL: see Poenitz.

PoghausenGL: see Pokhausen.

PohlGL: these sisters, who married men of Glueckstal and Kassel, were proven by the CGRA, using FHL 247,6328, to be from Klingenmuenster, Bergzabern [Amt], Pfalz.  Also spelled Bohl.  See the GCRA book for detail.

PohlFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be from Hanau with a Bakler wife fromUC Maastrict.  A Luebeck ML says this man married in 1765 a Berckler woman (Mai&Marquardt#43).

PohlFN: also see Boell.

Pohl-GoensGL, Hesse: is the place in whose 1726 church records (LDS microfilm) Jack Morkel found the baptismal record of the first Morkel settler in Huck.

PohlmanFN: said by the Walter FSL to be fromUC Malkhin, Mecklenburg.  The Walter Research Group has confirmed in parish records that this was a Pohlman family from Malehin, Mecklenburg.

Poiland?: an unidentified place said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to a Dietzel family.

Poitiers, Frankreich: is 183 miles SW of Paris and said by the Franzosen FSL to be homeUC to a Ribos? family.

PokhausenGL: said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Geier family.  This may be Poghausen in Lower Saxony, some 46 miles NW of Bremen city center.

PokrovskGL:  in the period before 1798 this was a mostly Ukrainian town.  Sometime after 1798 it was renamed Engels (Mai1798:Mv2830 & p.24)

PolandGS: see Polen.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Merkel FSL to be homeUC to a Hoffmann family.  Said by the 1816 Glueckstal census to be homeUC to the Torno family; the GRCA believes they, like many others who came south towards the Black Sea, were from the Netze River valley in Posen province. Said by both the 1816 Kassel census (#87) and KS:226 and 395 to be homeUC (no locality indicated) to the Bitsch/Pietz/Pitsch/Pitz/{Johann} family that settled in Kassel.  Said by KS:397 to be homeUC (no locality indicated) to the Quiram family that settled in Kassel.  Both the 1816 Kassel census (#11) and KS:261 said this (no locality indicated) was homeUC to the Ziegenhagel family.  See the GCRA book for more detail.

PolenGS: German for Poland which then was a kingdom until it was obliterated in 1793-95 [for later years see Polish Successor States.   Said (no locality mentioned) by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be homeUC to Melchior{Heinrich & Anna} and maybe Schwarz{Ehrdman}. Said (no locality indicated) by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to a Drewalski family.  Said ( no locality mentioned) by the Fischer FSL to be homeUC to a Lehmann family; a daughter of this family was said to have come fromUC Schnerbil?, Polen.  Said by Kulberg to be home to the following families: Gabet{Peter}47 single, Propp{Michael}27 single, Ziebart{Johann+w+1c}44.

 PolengGL, Durlach principality: said by the Walter FSL to be homeUC to a Mehling family.  The Walter Research Group has identified this place as Bohlingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Polet?FN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Hattersheim, Kurmainz.  Later spelled Bolet.

Polian? GS: an unknown state; might this be Polen?

Poligne, Frankreich: an unidentified place said by the Franzosen FSL to be homeUC to a Panier family.  There is a Poligne 45 miles W of Chateau-Gontier; on the other hand this may be a misspelling of Poligny.

Poligny, Frankreich: an unidentified place said by the Franzosen FSL to be homeUC to a Giraud family.  There are at least 4 Polignys in France.

Polish Successor States: the Kingdom of Poland eliminated as a sovereign state in 1793-95, when much of it was absorbed into Prussia which divided it into three provinces: South Prussia (Suedpreussen), New East Prussia (Neu-Ostpreussen), and Neuschlesien.  In 1807 most of this territory was taken from Prussia and became a Saxon-French client state called the Grand Duchy of Warsaw, which lasted 1807-1815.  From 1815-1848 most of the territory that had been Suedpreussen and Neuschlesien was administered as a Duchy or (unofficially) a province, i.e. Posen, again under Prussian control. The rest to the east came under Russian control.

Polkniz?, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]: an unidentified place said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Klaum widow. 

PolletFN: said by the Caesarsfeld FSL to be fromUC Wackelderbusch?.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Polozk, Polen: nka Polatsk, Belarus, 120 miles NNE of Minsk city, and said by the Husaren FSL to be homeUC to a Sokolow family.

PoltnitzGL, Mecklenburg: is some 27 miles SE of Schwerin city, and said by the Bauer FSL to be homeUC to a Schroeder family.

Pomar(?)GL, Preussen: an unidentified place said by the Holstein FSL to be homeUC to a Hoefner family.

PomeraniaGS: see Prussian Pomerania and Swedish Pomerania.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Kutter FSL to be homeUC to a Beki? family.

PomerinkeFN: said by the Holstein FSL to be fromUC Treptow.  Later spelled Pomrenke.

PomersheimFN: said by the  Moor 1798 census to be the maiden name of frau Helwig (Mai1798:Mo71). Bonner proved that they married in Vonhausen where she had been baptized a Bomersheim.

Pommer FN: said by KS:395 to have come fromUC Roetha bei Leipzig, Sachsen to go toUC Glueckstal; but the GCRA found no records for them in the Glueckstal colonies; see their book for detail.

Pommer?FN{Johannes}: KS148 says he married  Dietrich{Elisabeth} in Rosslau.   On 18 June 1766 he did marry Dietrich{Elisabeth} in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#1020).  {Johann} and wife {Theresa} arrived in Russia 12 Sept 1766, he said to be fromUC Boehmen (Kulberg6143).  Later in 1766 {Johannes and Theresa} took transport in Oranienbaum for the Volga (T3597-3598).  By 28 August 1767 they had settled at  Rohleder FSL #50, he said to be fromUC Deutsch Boehmen and his wife’s given name was listed as {Maria Theresa}.   For 1798 see Mai1798:Rl24 where his the wife’s maiden name was given as Dietrick{Theresa}. 

PommernGS: German for Pomerania.  It was created as a Polish duchy in 1170.  In 1648 West Pommern, included Stettin, Ruegen Island, the Bremen Archbishopric, the Verden Archbishopric, Wismar and Poel Island became a Swedish possession, but in 1720 it, except for Wismar, Ruegen Island, and the Stralsmund area was divided between Prussia, Hanover, and Denmark.  In 1815 that remainder went to Denmark, and all the rest to Prussia. Now almost the whole of Pommern was made a Prussian province. Said (no locality mentioned) by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be homeUC to a Rindgel/Rindel? family.  Said by the Grimm FSL to be homeUC (no locality mentioned) to Heilm, Pikus, and Rusch families.  Said by Kulberg to be home to the following families: Hahnbuth/Hanibut{Friedrich}45 single, Loewerenz{Christoph}43 single, {Efram, wife+daughter}36.

PomrenkeFN: see Pomerinke.

Pona?FN: said by the Rohleder FSL to be fromUC [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate] (no locality mentioned).    Spelled Boni in 1798 (Mai1798:Rl11, 09.

Pope: go to Popp.

PopovkinaVV: one form of the Russian name for JostVV.

PopowkaVV: one form of the Russian name for JostVV.

PopowkinaVV: one form of the Russian name for JostVV.

Popp/Pope/Bopp: all interfiled below:

PoppFN{Elisabeth}:  said by the Balzer FSL #61 to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality indicated). Rohrbach parish records say this Popp family left their home in Rohrbach, Isenburg for Russia in 1766 (Mai&Marquart#1255).  Bonner found indications that the maiden name of this widow Bopp was Kras.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Pb16,17 and in 1798 the name was slso spelled Bopp (Bz83, 101) and Bott (Sr7).

Bopp/PoppFN: Bonner proved this woman from Rohrbach was the wife of a Messinger who settled in Balzer.

PoppFN: said by the Goebel FSL to be fromUC Kervenheim, Wuerzburg.  Later spelled Bopp (Mai1798:Gb13, 21, 22).

PoppFN: said by the Hoelzel FSL to be fromUC Rossdorf, Bamberg [Bishopric].  For possible 1798 see Mai1798:Pb11.

BoppFN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Dienheim.

PoppFN{Kaspar/Caspar}: KS124 says this Bopp man fromUC Vonhausen near Buedingen left for Russia engaged (no date given) to marry Daut{A.Dorothea} the widow of {Friedrich} ofUC Diebach near Buedingen. On 9 April 1766 they married in Buedingen, he said to be fromUC Vonhausen (Mai&Marquardt#503).  On 4 July 1766 with wife {Anna} and children: {M.Elisabeth} 17  and {Johann} 13, Popp{Caspar} arrived in Russia, he said to be fromUC Isenburg (Kulberg#917). Not found in T.  By 18 June 1767 this Popp couple and daughter {M.Elizabeth} 17, had settled at Messer FSL #82, he said to be fromUC Isenburg.

Popp{Jacob}: Kulberg46 said he was single fromUC Rinzenberg and went to Livonia.

PoppFN{J.Georg Heinrich}: said by the Norka FSL #202 to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Nr61, 10, Kz27 and Pb25.  The Buedingen ML says this Bopp man from Rohrbach, [Isenburg-Buedingen County] married in 1766 Stickel {Rosina} (Mai&Marquardt#712).  Bonner proved he was baptized in Rohrbach.

Popp{A.Katharina}FN:  listed in the 1772 Pobochnaya first settlers’ list as the wife of Thiel{J.Peter} (pb10).

Popp{A.Margaretha}FN:  listed in the 1772 Pobochnaya first settlers’ list as the sister of the wife of Thiel{J.Peter} (pb10).

Popp{J.Heinrich}FN:  listed in the 1772 Pobochnaya first settlers’ list (pb24) with no origin mentioned ; for 1798 see Mai1798:Pb17.

Bopp/PoppFN: said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be fromUC Atip?   Spelled Popp in 1798 (Mai1798:St47).

Popp{A.Catharina}: wife of Pfeiffer{Jochim} and mother of Pfeiffer{Susanna M.}  baptised in Luebeck 28 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1294).  Not found in Kulberg, T, any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Popp{Elisabeth}: married Haebel{J.Martin} in Luebeck in May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1189).  I could not find this couple in any published FSL.

PoppFN: also see Bopp.

PoppenhausenGL, Hanau: said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Gerlach family.  This might be Bobenhausen Eins in Hessen, some 16 miles NNE of Hanau city.

Poppenwind, Bamberg [Bishopric]: is 16 miles SSW of Bamberg city, and was said by the Leitsinger FSL to be homeUC to a Pirrlein family.

PorellFN: see Borell.

PorstGL, near Coethen: which is just over 1 mile NE of Koethen city is said to have been homeUC to the Walt family that went to Boaro (Mai&Marquardt#1166).

Portich?GL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Biller? family.

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

Posauer{J.Friedrich}: said by Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been fromUC Mumelgot? (Lk7).  Not found in any FSL and I could not find them or any likely descendant associated with any Volga colony.

Posda?GL, Schweiz: an unidentified place said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be homeUC to a Dinkel family.

PosenGL, Polen: was Polish until 1793, now called Poznan.  Said by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to a Schmidt{Simon} family.  Said by the Koehler FSL to be homeUC to a Weimann family.

PosenGL, also see Poznan.

Posen DepartmentGL, Preussen: seated in the city of Posen [now Poznan] this was (1793-1807) one of the three huge Departments into which all Suedpreussen was divided, the other two being Kalisch and Warsaw.  In 1807 its territory was subsumed by the French-Saxon client-state, the Grand Duchy of Warsaw.  Then in 1815 it was again incorporated into Prussia as the Posen Grand Duchy and was treated as a Prussian province.

Posen [Department]GL, Prussia: The GCRA found evidence that this was the homeUC of the Brand{Gottfried and Johann}brothers (1795-1814) who went to Kassel.  The GCRA believes a Goehring widow married a Lang here in 1811.

Posen [Duchy or Province]GL, Prussia: during 1815-1848 this entity governed much of the territory that in 1795-1807 had been the province of South Prussia.

Post{Johannes}: although refered to as a Just in Stephan 1790 (Mai1798:Mv2837) he appears in fact to have been a Post (Ml2) and (T89 and/or T562), nevertheless, I could not locate him in any FSL.

Postel? FN: see Bostel.

Postin{Elisabeth}: the Pleve editor thought Postin might be Boes; listed in Luzern in 1798 as the mother of  Lingantin?{MagdalenaE} (Mai1798:Lz36);  she and her deceased husband may well have been Luzern first settlers.

Potonsk?GS: an unidentified country: see Denkbeim.

PotschinnajaVV: is a Russian name of KratzkeVV.

PotschinnojeVV: is a Russian name of KratzkeVV.

PotsdamGL, [Kurbrandenburg]: said by Kulberg33 to be homeUC to Loringen{Christoph+w+3c}. Said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Koenig{Christian} family.  Said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Dubach family. 

PotsdamGL, [Kur-]Brandenburg: is some 15 miles SW of Berlin city centre, and said by the Dreispitz FSL to be homeUC to a Ebermann? family.  Wagner1 p. 86 proved that Scheidt{J.Philipp} who married in Duedelsheim and settled in Balzer was born and baptized.

Pott/Bott?FN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Goettingen/Keddinggen, Hesse-Kassel.

PottertGL: see Peddert.

Pottof?FN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Buena with Sahlman stepchildren living in the household.   I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Poullet FN: see Ubre.

Pourquenoit?FN: said by the Louis FSL to be fromUC Bitsch, Lothringen.  In 1798 the family name was sometimes spelled Burgno (Mai1798:Ls43).  Darrell Brungardt has found the marriage of this couple in the late 1764 church records for Guiderkirch to the west of Bitsch; he found the family name spelled variously: Bourgignon, Borgenon, Burgenon, Burginon and Bourguignon.

Pout-aux-Moines(?), Frankreich: is some 6 miles E of Orleans, and said by the Goebel FSL to be home to Person and perhaps Kraemer and Schiel families.

Poznan/PosenGL, Polen: is some 152 miles SW of Gdansk and said by the Kamenka FSL to be homeUC to a Rekowski/Rekowsky family.

Pracht{Johann+w+4c}: Kulberg159says they were Catholics fromUC Gruenberg.  Not found in T.  Said by the Katharinenstadt FSL (#76) to be fromUC Gruenberg, Darmstadt with step-son Werner{Christoph} in the household.  Later spelled Prasch (Mai1798:Ka16).

PrachtFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Orb, Mainz. Sean McGinnis has traced this Prasch family in Orb back to the 1600’s in the Fulda archives.

Pracht{J.Martin+w+7c}: Kulberg147 said they were from Danzig.  I did not find them in T or in any published FSL.

PraefriedFN: see Prefried.

PraegerFN: see Preger?.

Praizio(?)GL, Preussen: an unidentified place said by the Kraft FSL to be homeUC to a Kohlberg family.

Prag, [Boehmen]: Said by the the Rohleder FSL to be homeUC to Herr Lechleiter.  Same place as the next entry.

PragGL, Boehmen: Said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Hansel family.  Said by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to a Janus family.  Nka Prague currently capital of the Czech Republic is some 95 miles SE of Zwickau.

Prague: see Prag.

PrallerFN:  see Breler.

PrandensteinFN: see Breitenstein.

Prapsi GL: see Prati.

PraschFN: see Pracht.

Prati?/Prapsi?GL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to an Aut family.  Kuhlberg said this was in Hanau.  Could this have been Probstei?

Precht {Matthias}: KS:82 and nnn say this party of 2 fromUC Mechlenburg 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.

PredigerFN: said by the Hildmann FSL to be fromUC Homburg-an-der-Ohm, [Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate].  For 1798 see {J.Jakob} (Mai1798:Hd3) and {J.Adam} (Bn9, Hd6) the latter of which gives the maiden name of the wife as Groening (Hd6).

Preetz?GL: an unidentified place said by the Ernestinendorf FSL to be homeUC to a Litauer? family.  There at least 3 Preetzs in Germany, all in the north.

Preetz, Holstein [Condo]: is 13 km SE of Kiel city and was said by the Schuck FSL to be homeUC to a Faust family.  In his first translation Pleve spelled this Breitz.

Prefried?FN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Ledener?.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.  According to a Luebeck ML this Praefried man married in 1766 a Kalck woman (no origin given for either); Stumpp said the man was from Leidhecken near Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#184).

Preger?FN{Erdmann}:  said by the Urbach FSL 33to be fromUC Anhalt-Zerbst [Principality] (no locality mentioned).    In 1775 and 1798 spelled Praeger (Mai1798:Mv2896, Sk1(where the wife’s maiden name was given as Liebrecht).  On 8 April 1766 this Berger man married Liebrecht{Catharina E.} in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#913, KS121).

Preir?GL: an unidentified locality said by the Mueller FSL to be homeUC to a Schroeder family.  Kuhlberg gives the state as  Hannover.

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

PreisFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Hessen (no locality mentioned).  Later spelled Preuss and the wife’s maiden name was give as Hohnstein (Mai1798:Nr137).

Preis/Preuss?FN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Arnstein, Wuerzburg.

PreisachFN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Stierstadt, Mainz.

Preisendorf FN: said by Kuhlberg 4145(2)a and the Norka FSL #24 to be fromUC Isenburg (which one and location not indicated).  There was a Werth brother-in-law in the household.  In 1798 the wife’s maiden name was given as Werth (Mai1798:Nr177).

PreissVV, an alternative spelling for PreussVV.

PreisterFN: see Prester.

PrelerFN:  see Breler.

Prensach?GL, Oesterreich: an unidentified place said by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to a Haury family.

PrentselFN: see Brenzel.

PrenzbahnGS: an unidentified state; see Demmin.

PrenzelFN: see Brenzel.

PrenzigFN: said by the Straub FSL to be fromUC Wunsiedel, Bayreuth [Margraviate], with a step-daughter (family name not given) in the household.  I did not find them or any descendants in Mai1798.

PrenzlauGL, [Kur-]Brandenburg: said by the Enders FSL to be homeUC to a Dietz family.  Said by the Reinhard FSL to be homeUC to the Korn family.  Said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to a Wodischal family.  I could not find them in Mai1798.

PrepotFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Werden, Frankreich.  Pleve thought this might be Prevost.

Prerow, Oesterreich: said by the Husaren FSL to be homeUC to a Wangar/Weingard family.  This likely is Prerov, Czech Republic, and was 13 miles SE of Olmuetz, Austria.

Pres{Francois}: married Gampier{Sabine}, widow of Gampier{J.Philipp} 13 March 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#421 and KS149). I could not find them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Preschenelau?GL, Polen: an unidentified place said by the Fischer FSL to be homeUC to frau Couchis?.

PressburgGL (aka Bratislava, Slovakia) said by the Kamenka FSL to be homeUC to a Bauer family.

PressburgGL, Ungarn: said by the Goebel FSL to be homeUC to a Bahlt family.  Said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Holtzer family.  Same as the preceding entry.

Pressler{Friedericke}FN: said by KS:396 to be in the 1858 Kassel census (#122 sic) having come fromUC Tannhof, Pfahlbronn parish, Schwaben Gmuend, but the GCRA found that he was not in that census and says he never came to Kassel.  See their book for more.

Pressler{J.Georg}FN: said by KS:396 to be in the Kassel fromUC Unterschlechtbach, Waiblingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  The GCRA found that he never went to Kassel.  See their book for more.

Pressler{Michael}FN: see Bressler of Kassel.

PressmerFN: said by the Leichtling FSL to be fromUC Alzey (no locality mentioned).

PresterFN{Nicolaus}: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Hessen (no locality mentioned).  For 1792 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv1975 and Sh41.

PresterFN{Valentin}:  said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  In 1798 spelled both Prester (Gm122) and  Proestel (Nr114) and his wife’s maiden name was given as Leonhardt (Mai1798:Nr114).  The Buedingen ML says this Proester man fromUC Neuhoff married in 1766 a Lehnhart woman (Mai&Marquardt#686).

PresterFN: said by the Shcherbakovka FSL to be fromUC Beerbaum.    For 1798 see Mai1798:Kf13, but apparently was spelled, perhaps by mistake (?), Beschel in 1788 (Mai1798:Mv2773).

PresterFN:also see Preister.

Pretz/BretzFN{Valentin}: fromUC Heimersheim in the Mid-Pfalz married on 12 May  1766  Rohner{Ottile} fromUC Vogtstadt near Hamelburg; Hoffman said Hammelburg (Mai&Marquardt#632).  KS123 said Heimersheim was near Alzey and gave his wife’s name as {Ottilie}.  Not found in Kulberg or T.  By Aug. 1767 they had settled at Koehler FSL #65  which said he came fromUC Mannheim, and gave his frau’s name as Roemer{Otilla} (no origin given).    The family name was spelled Bretz in 1798 (Mai1798:Kl35). 

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

Pretzer/Bretz??{A.Catharina}: likely wife of {Johann} who was godparent at the 5 May 1766 Luebeck baptism of a son of Borger{Jacob} and his Pitsch wife {A.Catharina} (Mai&Marquardt#1288).  They may have arrived in Russia on 10 May 1766 as Bretz{Johann & wife Anna} with 3 children (Kulberg#232). Not found in T.  Two of their children may be listed in Laub in 1798 (Mai1798:Lb45).

Pretzer/Bretz??{Johann}: likely husband of {A.Catharina} who was godparent at the 5 May 1766 +- baptism of a son of Borger{Jacob} and his Pitsch wife {A.Catharina} (Mai&Marquardt#1288).  They may have arrived in Russia on 10 May 1766 as Bretz{Johann & wife Anna} with 3 children (Kulberg#232). Not found in T.  Two of their children may be listed in Laub in 1798 (Mai1798:Lb45).

PreuserFN: Bonner proved that this woman married in Duedelsheim Weisheim{J.Adam} who was buried there.  She was the widow Weissheim{M.Sophia} of the Balzer FSL (#88}.

PreussFN: said by the Lauwe FSL to be fromUC Moemlingen, Kurmainz.

PreussFN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Kamberg, Nassau.

Preuss?FN: also see Preis.

PreussVV (aka Choise la Roy, Chasselois, Krasnopolye, Krasnopolje, and Preiss) is a Catholic village on the eastern side of the Volga River.  Its FSL was first published in Pleve, The German Colonies , pp.431-454.  According to that, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens:

from Affeln, Kelheim: (Geisterscheid, Greder?);

from Algesheim(?), Mainz: (Getter/Hetter?, Rikert?);

from Amorbach/Bauerbach, Kurmainz: (Sauerwald);

from Andertso/Andershof(?), Kurmainz: (Ranburger/Rambe);

from Arlon(?), Luxembourg: (Siebert);

from Arnstein, Wuerzburg: (Preis/Preuss?);

from Ateleng(?), Kur Trier: (Wolf);

from Attendorn, Kelheim: (Schwartz);

from Ausbach: (Schwemmler);

from Baerenbach, Kurmainz: (Uhlmann);

from Bassenheim, Kur Trier: (Bessinger/Boessinger);

from Birkheim, Kur Trier: (Gaal?);

from Bommersheim, Mainz: (Becker, Dulson);

from Braband: (Greder?);

from Burglengenfeld, Kurpfalz: (Kelber);

from Cambre, France: (Becker);

from Dalheim, Luxembourg: (Hess, Krantz);

from Dalsheim, France: (Diehl);

from Dalov(?), Champagne, France: (Weber);

from Dernbach, Kurmainz: (Uhlmann);

from Dreschendorf, Bamberg: (Dietrich);

from Eitingein(?), Baden Durlach: (Jung);

from Endingen: (Zweigat?);

from Epperbrum, Kurpfalz: (Dink?);

from Eppstein, Kurmainz: (Fritz);

from Ersrach(?), Kur Trier: (Gammerikh/Hammerich?);

from Figlein(?), Orleans, France: (Budgor?);

from Firnsberg, Wuerzburg: (Resch);

from Flerzheim, Kurmainz: (Dienst);

from Florstadt: (Besinger/Boesinger);

from Freimersheim, Bavaria: (Klein);

from Geddernheim, Kurmainz: (Dipener?);

from Gernsheim, Darmstadt: (Naust);

from Gorderig(?)-am-Mindelheim, Bavaria: (Gertrikh?);

from Goettingen/Keddinggen, Hesse-Kassel: (Kohlenberg, Pott/Bott?);

from Grentu(?), Bamberg: (Knopf, Rauch);

from Gundelfingen, Kurpfalz: (Weinmeier);

from Guntershausen, Kurpfalz: (Snip?);

from Hammerstein, Kurpfalz: (Wittmann);

from Hattersheim, Kurmainz: (Polet?);

from Halle, Brandenburg: (Miller);

from Hintzeldorf, Kurmainz: (Schmidt);

from Holtzhausen, Kur Trier: (Matz);

from Huffelsheim, Kurmainz: (Braun);

from Kamberg, Kur Trier: (Heiland, Heinrich, Schneider);

from Kamberg, Nassau: (Preuss);

from Kelheim: (Jungblut);

from Koblenz: (Fuchs);

from Kur Trier: (Kelner/Koelner/Kellner?);

from Laudenbach, Bergstrassen: (Bengler);

from Leben, Brandenburg: (Fanmispel?);

from Lyubets(?), Kurmainz: (Krug);

from Mainz: (Kladibali?, Kuntz);

from Meinetschlag(?): (Turis?);

from Melem(?), Kelheim: (Engelbert);

from Mersfeld, Kurpfalz: (Dekhel?);

from Messelgruebe, Kurmainz: (Becker, Gupert/Hupert/Hubert?, Weitz);

from Mittelholz, Kur Trier: (Staud);

from Montabeier(?), Kur Trier: (Resch);

from Nassau: (Becker);

from Nieder-Erbach, Kur Trier: (Becker);

from Niederstetten, Kurmainz: (Kaler?);

from Niederstzingen(?), Wuerzburg: (Schweigart);

from Niderzensgein/Niederzeuzheim(?), Nassau: (Hartmann);

from Oberhausen, Kur Trier: (Geker/Hecker/Heckert?, Kraemer, Niklus?, Walkenbach);

from Oberhoechstadt, Mainz: (Hiltmann, Kempf);

from Oberursel, Mainz: (Schmidt);

from Olingen, Nassau: (Meilinger);

from Oppenheim, Kurpfalz: (Moor);

from Pfafenmoisbakh/Pfaffenwiesbach(?), Kurmainz: (Meibach);

from Ransbach, Kur Trier: (Becker);

from Reinberg: (Werner);

from Reinbreitbach, Kelheim: (Asemakher?);

from Remich, Luxembourg: (Manus, Nesel, Renoard?, Scharf, Schroepfer, Wagner);

from Ris(?), Kur Trier: (Weber);

from Rohrbach, Wuerzburg: (Henkel);

from Rosdorf, Kurmainz: (Nau);

from Saalfelden, Salzburg: (Arnhold);

from Salgen, Bavaria: (Winkler);

from Salzburg: (Sartor);

from Schwabach, Wuerzburg: (Wacker);

from Schwellheim, Wuerzburg: (Weber);

from Stadhausen, Kur Trier: (Zerfus);

from Steinach, Tyrol: (Fuchs);

from Stierstadt, Mainz: (Eberlin/Eberling?, Glock, Preisach);

from Sumort(?), Champagne, France: (Rotler?);

from Trier: (Nachbar);

from Unterumbach, Bavaria: (Kaspar);

from Utzenhofen, Swabia: (Krieger);

from Weilmuenster, Hesse: (Schmidt);

from Weinheim, Kurpfalz: (Bender, Wimmer);

from Wenden: (Fischer);

from Wengerot(?), Darmstadt: (Hartmann);

from Werchau, Kur Trier: (Patt/Batt/Bott?);

from Wergheim/Werkheim(?), Kur Trier: (Gaal?);

from Winzenheim, Alsace: (Meier);

from Wirges, Kur Trier: (Becker);

from Wuerzburg: (Sinsler);

from Zegendorf, Bamberg: (Lugarn?);

from Ziegenberg, Darmstadt: (Klamm).

PreussenGS is German for Prussia, a Kingdom from 1701, which I believe in the 1760’s was not one contiguous area but had holdings scattered around the northern, central and eastern Germanies.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be homeUC to a Winkelmann family. Said (no locality mentioned) by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Ritzler family.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Fischer FSL to be homeUC to frau Lang.  Said by KS:207 to have been homeUC to the Alvinn who married in Glueckstal; see the GCRA book for details.  The GCRA found reason to believe the Weil family that settled in Kassel came fromUC somewhere in Prussia. Said by Kulberg9 to be homeUC to Klein{Christian+wife+2kids}.

Preussen: from 1829 on was an official province within Prussia, created by the joining of Ostpreussen and Westpreussen.

Preussisch Holland(?)GL, Preussen: was some 12 miles SE of Elbing, is now called Pastek, Poland, and issaid by the Holstein FSL to be homeUC to a Simon family.

Preussisch PommernGS: German for Prussian Pomerania, most likely a Duchy in the 1760’s lying along the Baltic Sea between the Oder and Vistula rivers.  See Pommern.

Preussisch SchlesienGL: said by the 1816 Bergdorf census to be homeUC to a Roessler/Ressler family.  Silesia which earlier had been a part of Poland, was part of Prussia from 1795 on.

PrevostFN: see Prepot.

Priers?, [Kur]Trier: an unidentified place said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have been homeUC to the  Schiller{August} family (Lk99). 

Pries{M.Barbara}: married Ditmer{J.Jakob} in 1733 in Seckenheim.  For a bit more information go to Colonists on the Volga from Denmark.

PrilFN: said by the Enders FSL to be fromUC Isenburg-Buedingen. The family name in 1798 was spelled Piel and the frau’s maiden name was given as Kaiser (Mai1798:En18,25).

PrillFN: also see Brill.

PrinzFN: said by the Lauwe FSL to be fromUC Forth, Nuernburg.

PrinzFN: also see Brenz.

PristerFN: the Rosslau ML says this woman (no origin given) married a Killmeyer man in 1765; by 1766 this couple was in Graf (Mai&Marquardt#855).

PritzkauRN, Gwen: former 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; also helped verify origins data for settlers of Hoffungstal, Bessarabia.

PrivalnoyeVV: a version of the Russian name for StraubVV.

PriwalnojeVV: a version of the Russian name for StraubVV.

Probate(?)GL, Holstein: an unidentified place said by the Dinkel FSL to be homeUC to a Muss family.

ProbstFN:  said by the Reinhard FSL to be fromUC Hanstedt.  For 1783 see Mai1793:Mv2377.  He married a Seybold woman in Rosslau in 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#835).

Probstei Amt: was a district E of Kiel city, seated in what is now Schoenberger Strand.

ProellochsFN: see Breloas.

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

ProescherFN:  also see Brescher.

ProesinFN:  according to a Rosslau ML this woman (no origin given) married in 1766 a Koch man; by 1767 the couple was in Jost (Mai&Marquardt#970).

ProestelFN: see Preister.

ProesterFN: see Preister.

ProlFN:  see Bruhl.

Propp{Michael}:  Kulberg27 said he was single from Polen.  No found in T or in any published FSL.

ProsliusFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Zinling?, Kurmainz.   Spelled Brozius in 1790 and 1798 (Mai1798:Mv356, Dl36).

ProtsmannFN: see Protzmann

Protzmann/ProtsmannFN: said by the Balzer FSL to be from Isenburg with Jacob orphan boys in the household.  Bonner proved this man was baptized in Huettengesas, Isenburg[-Meerholz County].  Spelled Brotsmann in 1798 (Mai1798:Bz33, Kt29, 54, and 27).

Provinz UtrechtGS: see Utrecht.

ProziminskiFN: Herr Proziminski was said by the Fischer FSL to be fromUC Warschau, Polen; his frau, born a Meier, was said to come from Rohrbach, Kurpfalz.   I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.

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

PruesselbuerenGL: see Prussenbrun.

PrunckFN: the Buedingen ML says she was fromUC Peddert and married a Siebenlist man in 1766; later that year this couple was in Doenhof (Mai&Marquardt#518).

Prussenbrun(?)GL, Pfalz: an unidentified place said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Breiner family.  There is a Pruesselbueren in North Rhine-Westpahlia some 24 miles N of Muenster city, but that seems far removed from any lands that were Pfalz.

PrussiaGS, see Preussen.

Prussian PomeraniaGS, see Preussisch Pommern.

Prussian Provinces: see Brandenburg(1818-1947), Pommern(1815on), Posen(1815 on), Rhein(1822 on), Sachsen(1816 on), Schlesian(1742-1919), Westfalen(1816-1946), Westpreussen(1772-1829 when absorbed by the Prussian Kingdom).

Przedecz, Posen: is 52 miles NE of Kalisch, Poland and was an Amt or Kreis or parish which covered Sompolno according to the GCRA.

Puderbach, Westerwald-Neuwied: is 21 km NE of Neuwied city.

PuettligenGL: is 9 km NW of Saarbruecken city.

Pufald?FN: said by the Fischer FSL to be fromUC Schidatlie?, Polen.  The family name was spelled Bufald in 1798 (Mai1798:Fs5).

Puhl?FN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Wertheim.

Puhl FN: also see Pful.

Pulheim(?)GL, Darmstadt: an unidentified place said by the Bangert FSL to homeUC to a Bonecker family.

Punscht(?)GL, Darmstadt: an unidentified place said by the Bauer FSL to be homeUC to a Kordelje? family.

Puschkin{Muchin}: the Rusian Imperial Ambassador who was godparent at the 11 July 1764 baptism in Luebeck of  Bartholl {Engel Dorathea} daughter of {Baltzer} who settled in Balzer as headman (Mai&Marquardt#1330).

PusskerFN: she was said by Anhalt-Dessau records to have been from Rehsen and, abandoned by her Mattheus/Matheus husband, she departed for Russia with two children (Mai&Marquardt#1120).

PusterinFN: said by the Hoelzel FSL to be fromUC Kremerew?, [Kur-]Trier.    Spelled Bustert in 1798 and the maiden name of his wife was given as Mueller{A.Maria} (Mai1798:Hz15).

Pustertal, Tirol, Oesterreich: an unidentified place said by the Hoelzel FSL to be homeUC to a Stetter family. This probably is nka Rio-di-Pusteria, Italy, some 34 miles SSE of Innsbruck.  The whole valley from Rio- on E was known as the Purstertal.

PutlerFN: see Buttler.

Putz FN: see Butz.

Putzig, Prussia: nka Puck, Poland, was 26 miles NNW of Danzig, and the GCRA found it associated with Bischke (1772 or 1787) and Wirt (frau Teske, (1787) families.

 

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