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.


Ti-Tzz                   last updated January 2014

Tiben(?)GL, SachsenGL: an unidentified place said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Herrfort? family.

Tiburg(?)GL, Mainz: see Dieburg, [Kur-]Mainz.

TichyFN: the GCRA found that this family was in Glueckstal from 1833-36, but could find no origin.  Also recorded as Sichy and Sichi.

TideFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Frankfurt-am-Main (no other locality mentioned).

TideFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Morin(?).

TideFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Neubrandenburg, Brandenburg.

TiebeFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Danzig.

TiedeFN: not found in an FSL but was in the 1775 Grimm census #68.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Gm16.

Tiefenbach -bei-Wetzlar GL: is 12 km W of Wetzlar city and was said by KS:118 to have been homeUC to Adolph{Jost} who has not been found in an FSL.

TiefenthalGL: an unidentified place said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be homeUC to a Fuschsner family.  There were at least 10 such place names in Germany and Austria.

TiefenthalerFN: said by the  Moor FSL to be the maiden name of frau Wagner.  A Danzig ML said she was fromUC the Palatinate (no locality given) and was the widow of a Herr Tiefenthaler (Mai&Marquardt#753).

TiegeGL, Tiegenhof Amt: is now Tuja, Poland, and was 2.5 miles SW of Tiegenhof city. Said by the Tiege FSL to be homeUC to the Toews{Abraham}, {Cornelius} families and possibly to a Wiensz{Claasz} family.

TiegeBV, Halbstad District, Molotschna: a German Mennonite village established in 1805 (see KS:97). Hildegard Wasnick village coordinator has begun to assemble information on the origins of settlers of this village and others, and to make that information available to this index.  So far her FSL source is mainly the Unruh book, but for almost every family listed here, she has assembled additional information from the records of the Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society (MMHS).  The numbers in parentheses are the household numbers in the village FSL as given in Unruh:

from Aschbohden, Elbing Amt: (Kroecker{Gerhard}1);

from Berwald/Baerwalde, Tiegenhof Amt: (Isaac{Franz}13, Peter}10);

from Brescky/Broeske, Marienburg Amt: (Klaasen{Abraham}18);

from Ellerwald, Elbing Amt: (Ginter5, Kroecker{Peter}4, Neufelt/Neufeld11, Toews{Philipp}9, and possibly Baergen11);

from Lackendorff, Elbing Amt: (Fast12);

from Lesckerfeld/Lescherfeld, Marienburg Amt: (Wall16);

from Lesewitz, Marienburg Amt: (Kroecker{Abraham}6);

from Moesland, Moewa Amt or Dirschau Amt: (Klaassen{Johann}3, Reimer14);

from Schoenesee, Tiegenhoff Amt: (Wiensz{Johann}17);

from Tiege, Tiegenhof Amt: (Toews{Abraham}19, {Cornelius}8, an possibly Wiensz{Claasz}19);

from Uschnitz/Usnitz, Stuhm Amt: (Kroecker{Abraham}15);

from Zeuerschekampf/Zeyerskampen, Elbing Amt: (Hamm{Martin}7, {Michael20} , Wiebe2).

Tiegen?GL, Lothringen: an unidentified place said by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to a Bock family.

Tiegenhoff AmtGL: an administrative district centered on the city of Tiegenhoff, now Nowy Dwor Gdanski, Poland, then some 11.5 miles WNW of Elbing, West Prussia.

Tiegenort, [Tiegenhof parish], Marienburg [Kreis], West Prussia: nka Tujsk, Poland, and was 17 miles NNE of Marienburg, and 5 miles N of Tiegenhof.  The GCRA wondered if this was Gross-Werder(?) and said that Tiegenort was associated with a Lippert family in 1812.

TielmanFN: this family name was found recorded in Haiger parish records during the years prior to 1767, and in Kroppach marriage records 1762-67; see Flegel trip.

Tielmannshoff: see Thiergarten.

TierryFN: said by the Cheisol FSL to be fromUC Saarburg, [Kur-]Trier.  Spelled Tire in 1798 (Mai1798:Ls30, 2, 7, 26, 32, Hr3).

TiessenFN{Peter}: said by the Rosenort FSL to be fromUC Lackendorff, Danzig Amt.  Also spelled Thiessen.

Tietelsen, Isenburg [County]: an unidentified place said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be homeUC to the Nilmeier family.

TietzFN:  see Dietz.

Tihl: filed amonst the Diel.

Tikhin?FN: said by the Seewald FSL to be fromUC Platten, Trier.  This family is later said to be Dillie.

TikwensFN: see Duquesne.

Tileman? FN: said by the 1798 Kamenka census to be the maiden name of frau  Schmidt{Joseph} (Mai1798:Km43).  [possibly Dillman?? -- rak].

Tilessin? FN: said by the 1798 Bauer census to be the maiden name of frau Blumenschein (Mai1798:Br12).

Tiligraut?, Dienheim: an unidentified place said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to Mueller{Christian}. 

TillerFN: see Triller.

TillmanFN: see Dilman.

TilsitGL, Preussen: now Sovetsk, some 60 miles NE of Kaliningrad city, and said by the Enders FSL to be homeUC to an Asterowskij? family. Said by the Merkel FSL to be homeUC to a Artzer family.  It is some 139 miles ENE of Danzig and is called Sovetsk in the far western Russian province of Kaliningrad.

Timans{ Magdalena}: see Thiemans{ Magdalena}.

Timant?{Johannes}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list to have been fromUC Rehbach and he, his wife and son {Georg} went to  Luzern in 1768 (Lk116).  This is another  likely Luzern first settler couple.  His son, then called Dumont{Georg}, his two sons and a step-son moved from Luzern to Schoenchen(?) in 1789 (Mai1798:Mv1613).  In 1798 his name was spelled both Demond and Demuth (Sn41)..  Since I have found them in no FSL, there is no reference to any other earlier colony, they may well have been Luzern first settlers.

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

TimlerFN: said by the Lauwe FSL to be fromUC Anhalt-Bernburg (no locality mentioned).  In 1798 the family name may have been given as Dermer? (Mai1798:Mv1529??/Wr103??).

TimmelFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Militsch, Schlesien.

Tin_esFN: said by the 1798 Reinwald census to be the maiden name of frau Winnester (Mai1798:Ka120).

TinerFN: see Denner.

Tinich?GL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Muench family.  This might have been Tinischt, now Tyniste nad Orlici, Czech Republic, some 73 miles E of Prague.

Tinike?FN: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Dessau (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Diemke in 1798 (Mai1798:Bx44).

TinischtGL: see Tinich.

Tinkepin(?)GL: see Tjunkoeping.

Tinning?, Daenemark: was 17 km NW of Arhus city.  The first transcription of Stahl-am-Karaman FSL (#15)  said this was homeUC to {A.Katharina} the wife of Straub{J.Christian}.

TinoFN: said by the Dietel FSL to be fromUC Heimkehr(?), Hessen.  Dona Reeves-Marquardt has found the Tino birth records in Heimkirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate. This widower, age 80, would have died without Volga issue long before the 1798 censuses.

Tionam(?)GL, Frankreich: an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Albrecht family.

TippelFN: listed by the 1858 Kassel census (#222) without origin, and KS:463 says they were fromUC Wuerttemberg (no locality mentioned).  See the GCRA book for a bit more. Also spelled Toepel.

TippelFN: also see Dippel.

TirantFN: said by the Goebel FSL to be fromUC Erschail(?), Derik(?), Frankreich.

Tire{J.Georg}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have come fromUC Schoenberg and to have gone to Bettinger in 1768 (Lk117); so he may have been among the Bettinger first settlers.   I could not identify him or any descendant in Mai1798.

TireFN: also see Tierry.

Tiren(?)GL, Muelhausen: an unidentified place said by the Kratzke FSL to be homeUC to a Kistner family.

TiringFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Perhaps later spelled Diringer (Mai1798:Bd46?).  Steve Schreiber says this was Doering.

Tirkim(?)GL, see Duerkheim.

TirolFN{Heinrich}: said by Kuhlberg3592 and the Balzer FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no country or locality identified).  KS:161 said he was fromUC Offenbach, Isenburg[-Birstein Principality].  In 1798 the family name was spelled Triol and the maiden name of the wife was given as Kuehn (Mai1798:Lw30).

TirolGL, Oesterreich: said by the Louis FSL to be homeUC an Auer family.  Mai and Marquardt and the FSL says he was fromUC Gerola, Italy, then Eastern Ceasarian Lombardy (Mai&Marquardt:note 829).  The county of Tirol (Alpen Austria) seems to be much further north than was Gerola …

Tirol GS: an Austrian Alpine province; earlier was an independent state.

TischFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Freiburg.

TischerFN: said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to be fromUC Gesau, with a Koch orphan girl in the household.

TischlerFN: said by the Stumpp version of the Balzer FSL to be fromUC Gladbach, Rheinprovinz.

TischlerFN: said by the Mueller FSL to be fromUC Zell.  The name may have been rendered Techer in Luebeck in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt:1322).

Titschholz?FN: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Dessau (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Tuechholz in 1792 and 1798 (Mai1798: Mv292,Bx 03, 41).

TittelVV: is a variant spelling of DietelVV.

Titter{Joseph}: KS:82 and nnn say this Catholic man fromUC Bischerstune (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.

Tittling?, [Kurbayern]: said to have been homeUC to the Kaiser{Franz} family (Lk43), possible early settlers in Zuerich.

Tittling?, Wuerttemberg [Duchy]: said by the Reinwald FSL to be homeUC to the Zeitz family.  The only Tittling I can find was in Kurbayern, 11 miles NNW of Passau city, and then some 150 miles E of any Wuerttemberg lands.

Tjunkoeping(?)/Tinkepin(?)GL, Schweden: an unidentified place, said by the Kratzke FSL to be homeUC to a Knopp/Knop/Knopf family.

Tkaczew [Amt, Warschau Department,] South Prussia: the GCRA says it was NE of Lodz, and was associated with a Doeffinger family in 1803.

Tkaczew AmtGL, Warsaw Department, South Prussia: may have been some 78 miles WSW of Warsaw and 20 miles NW of Lodz, Poland.

TobiFN: said by the Hildman FSL to be fromUC Bitter.  Spelled Tobie in 1798 (Mai1798:Gb57).

TobieFN: see Tobi.

ToblerFN: see Doppler.

TochtermannFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Wuerttemberg [Duchy].  I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.

TodtFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Wiesbaden, [Nassau-Usingen Principality],  and possiblysome  Haussorg? orphans.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Wr19.

ToepelFN: see Tippel.

ToepferFN: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Dessau (no locality mentioned).  In 1771 may have been spelled Dexter (Mai1798:Mv271). In 1783frau Toepfer’s maiden name was given as Braunsdorf (Mai1798: Mv300).

ToepferFN: said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to be fromUC Schellbach, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate].  In 1786 see Mai1798:Mv2318, and for 1798 see Fs06.

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

Toermer{J.Gottlieb}: on  8 May 1765 in Rosslau he married (Mai&Marquardt#964) and KS129 and 161).  The Jost FSL (#56) said Thoermer was fromUC Moenau, {Kur-)Sachsen but gave his wife as {Barbara}.

ToewersFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Paderborn (no locality mentioned).

ToewsFN{Philipp}: said by the Tiege FSL to be fromUC Ellerwald, Elbing Amt.

ToewsFN{Abraham}, {Cornelius}: said by the Tiege FSL to be fromUC Tiege, Tiegenhof Amt  with a Wiensz{Claasz} friend living in the {Abraham} household.

Tof?GL, Wuerzburg: an unidentified place said by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to a Katzeberg family.

TokarskiFN: said by the Goebel FSL to be fromUC Danzig.

Tolarn(?)GL, Schweden: an unidentified place said by the Bauer FSL to be homeUC to a Hellrut? family.  This may have been Tolarp which is some 148 miles NE of Rostock city.

TomaFN, see Thoma.

TomannFN: said by the Dietel FSL to be fromUC Rikon(?), Worms, Kurmainz  In 1798 spelled Domann (Mai1798:Dt27).

Tomesch?, Holstein [Duchy]: an unidentified place said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be homeUC to the Jensen{Weiralas} family.

Tomplon?FN: see Damplon.

TomskGS: an unidentified district or state said by the Kromm version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to contain Langensalz and to be near Hamburg.

TomsonFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Danzig (no locality mentioned).

Tomson: also see Tomzen.

Tomzen/ThomsenFN: not found in an FSL but was in the 1775 Grimm census #163 [check Or].  Spelled Tomson  in 1798 (Mai1798:Gm157).

Ton?, Kurpfalz: an unidentified place said by the Seelmann FSL to be homeUC to an Eberlein family.

TonatFN: said by the Graf FSL to be fromUC Ostritz, Sachsen.  Later spelled Donad (Mai1798:Gf37).

Tondern city, [Schleswig-]Holstein [Royal Danish Duchy]: is 39 km WNW of Flensburg city, and was said by the Reinhard FSL to be homeUC to  a Hansen man. 

Tondern Amt, Schleswig Royal Danish Duchy: was the district whose office was the city of the same name and which was host to several German colonies founded in 1759-62.  An excellent map is found in EEE p.157.

TonkoshurovkaVV: an alternate apelling for the Russian name for MarientalVV.

TonkosurovkaVV: an alternate apelling for the Russian name for MarientalVV.

Tonrod?, Holstein [Duchy]: an unidentified place said by the Shcherbakovka FSL to be homeUC to the  Niesin? family.

ToplerFN: see Doppler.

Topolno, Volhynia: nka Topilnoye, Ukraine, 14 miles N of Luck.  The GCRA says this was near Luck and was associated with a Reiser family in 1836.  Jerry Frank says it was a few km N of Rosyszcze, a known German Settlement area.

Tordorf?GL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Baecker family.  Kuhlberg said this was in Runkel.

TorgauGL, Sachsen: is 29 miles NE of Leipzig, and said by the Kratzke FSL to be homeUC to a Koenig family.

Tornitz?, [Kur-]Sachsen: is 26 km SE of Magdaburg city and was said by the Schulz FSL to be homeUC to the Lindacher family.

TornoFN: said by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:676, 464) to be from Polen.  The GRCA believes they were from the Netze River valley in Posen province, Poland, and that prior to that they came from a set of villages about 32 miles NW of Berlin city centre.  See their book for more detail.

TorschauGL, Batschka, Hungary: aka Torza founded in 1786, nka Savino Selo, Serbia, some 23 miles NE of Novi Sad, and according to the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS: 674, 219) the Beck family lived here for a time on its way from Germany to Russia; however, the GCRA has reason to believe they were in Sekitsch, Hungary instead.  TheGCRA believes the woman who arrived in Neudorf as the widow Schmid{Elisabeth} may earlier have married (between 1791-1793) a Schlaht in Torschau.  Said by one entry in KS:425 to be homeUC  to the Schlant family that settled in Neudorf.  Both the 1816 Neudorf census (#36) and KS:487 said the Will{Kaspar} family lived here for a time on their way to Russia.  The GCRA also found it was associated Hemmerich (1770-1801), Jung, and Zisch (1784-1792) families.

TorschauGL: also see Dorschau.

TorzaGL: aka Torschau; also see Dorschau.

Tosrei?GL, Sachsen: an unidentified place said by the Enders FSL to be homeUC to frau Erenstramin?.

ToteiFN: said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Debreczin, Ungarn.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Ur7 and 8.

Totei N: his wife was said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Narva, Livland. 

Totermann{Bernhard+w}: Kulberg116 said they were from Wuerzburg.  Not found  in T or in any published FSL.

TotzFN: see Dotz.

Tourne, Frankreich: an unidentified place said by the Franzosen FSL to be homeUC to a Dene/Dehn family.

Tra?, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]: said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Mueller{Heinrich}.  Vera Beljakova-Miller believes this is Traisa but has been unable to prove origin because so many Heinrichs were born in Traisa at roughly the same time!!

TrabFN:  said by the Koehler FSL to be the maiden name of frau Froschhauser. . The family name was spelled Trapp in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#572) and in 1798 (Mai1798:Kl27).

Traben TrarbachGL, Rhineland-Palatinate: see Trarbach.

Trachenberg, [Militsch Kreis, Prussian Silesia]: nka Zmigrod, Poland, it was a major town 24 miles NNE of Breslau.

TrachmuellerFN: see Trautmueller.

TraegerFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Kronshausen?.

TraisaGL, Darmstadt: was some 3 miles SE of Darmstadt city, and was said by Vera Beljakova-Miller to be homeUC to her ancestor Mueller{Heinrich}who settled in Warenburg.  Vera Beljakova-Miller says this was a small milling village. However, records of her Warenburg first settler have not yet been proven there yet.  See Tra above.

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

TralbaumFN: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be the maiden name of frau Philipp.  I could not identify them or any descendants in Mai1798.

TralbaumFNhis wife was said by the Rosenheim FSL to be fromUC Malmo, Schweden.

Tral(l)mannFN{David}: was registered in a Danish German colony at least as early as Nov 1765.  By Aug 1767 he and a Lutheran wife {Chesch?) were settled in Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL #14, which said he was fromUC Luetersburg?, Holstein [Duchy].  I could not find members of this family in  Mai1798.

Trans#: refers to the number in Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga 1766-1767 translated and edited by Brent Alan Mai, published by AHSGR 1998.

Trap/TrappFN{J.Michael}: son of the former Trap{J.Mich.} fromUC Duenkelsbuehl  married Lenszner{Kunigunde} 5 May 1766 in Wohrd he married Lenszner{Kunigunde} ofUC Schluesselfeld (Mai&Marquardt#792).  Not found in T.  Said by the Laub FSL (#49) to be fromUC Dinkelsbuehl, Schwaben.  In 1798 spelled Trapp (Mai1798:Lb36).

Trapp{F.Carl+w+1c}: Kulberg90 says he was a Catholic fromUC Breslau. I did not find them either in T or in any published FSL.

TrappFN:  I could not find them in any published FSL but members of this family were reported living in Schulz in 1798 (Mai1798:Sz21).

Trapp{F.Carl+w+1c} Catholic (Kulberg90); from Breslau: (

TrappFN: see Trap and Tropp.

TrarbachGL: is an unidentified place said by the Anton FSL to be home to a Baumgardt family.  This surely is Traben Trarbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, some 25 miles NE of Trier city; in the 1600s Trarbach and a few neighboring towns and villages formed a Protestant island amidst the huge Catholic sea that was the Trier Principality.

TrarbachGL, Kurpfalz: said by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to a Schueler family.  See the previous entry.

TraubFN said by the Kautz FSL to be fromUC Schriesheim, Kurpfalz.

TraudtFN: listed among the Trauts.

Trauenfelder{Christine Barbara}: EEE p.517 says she married Meisner{J.Wendel} in Denmark in May 1761 and prior to the 1775 Grimm census remarried to Schneider{Georg} to whose household she brought her 4 Meisner children (1775 census #5).

TrautFN: the Buedingen ML says this woman fromUC Stockhausen, Riedesel Barony married a Dotzert man in 1766; by 1767 this couple was in Dobrinka (Mai&Marquardt#528).

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

TrautFN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Birstein, Isenburg.

TrautFN{Johann}: said  by Kuhlberg6123 the Kutter FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality or country indicated).  Later spelled Traudt.

TrautFN{Heinrich}: said by the Norka FSL (#66) to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Nr141, 128 and 131.

TrautFN {Valentin}:  this man, wife and 3 children left Fraenkisch-Crumbach in 1766 for Russia (Gieg1). They may be in Kulberg572 which says they were from Hanau [County], but so far I have found no other record of them in Russia.

Traut{Barbara Rosina}: was recorded in T736 but what then happened to her is so far unknown.  Jim Pickelhaupt says he found her origin.

TrautFN: also see Traudt and Trott.

TrautmannFN: the maiden name for frau Eckmann of Kassel.

TrautmannFN: said by the Rohleder FSL to be fromUC Mergentheim, Donauwoerth, with a Pirn step-son in the household, while frau Trautmann was said to come fromUC Zerbst.  I could not find this family in the Mai1798.

TrautmuellerFN: said by the Messer FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned). In 1798 the family name was spelled Trachmueller and the maiden name of the wife was given as Mai (Mai1798:Ms70,75).

TrautrichFN: said by the Phillipsfeld 1798 census to be an orphan girl in the Heldt{Herman} household (Mai1798:Pp8).  See Dietrich.

TrautweinFN: said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to be fromUC Koenigsheim.  For 1793 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv1793 and Pp16 respectively.

Trebanz, Brandenburg[sic?]: said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to frau Pilz.  The only Trebanz that I can locate is 5 km N of Altenburg city and was then in the Saxe-Altenburg Duchy, not in Kurbrandenburg.

Trebnitz Kreis, Prussian Silesia:  nka Trzebnica, Poland, 12 miles N of Breslau.

Trebtow(?)GL: Said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Borschdrech family.  This might be Treptow, now Trzebiatow, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland some 130 miles NE of Berlin.

TreburGL, Darmstadt: is 11 miles WNW of Darmstadt city, and said by the Dietel FSL to be homeUC to a Kappell family.

TrefzFN:  listed in the Bergdorf 1858 census (KS:668, 464) without origin.  Origin in Oberbrueden, Backnang [Amt], Wuerttemberg was proven by the GCRA using FHL(1,195,547).  See the GCRA book for more details.

Treger?{Friedrich}: said by both versions of the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL (#1) to be fromUC Stuttgart, Wuerttemberg Duchy.

Trei{Gottlieb}: KS:82 and nnn say this party of 3 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.

Treibe?, Hessen-Kassel [Landgraviate]: an unidentified place said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Motz family.

Treis, in Hessen land: Dona Marquardt speculates that this might be one of three places..  There were 1) Treis-an-der-Lumda, Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate 11 km NE of Giessen city; 2) Trais Horloff, Solms-Laubach County 23 km NE of Friedberg city;  3)Treysa, Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate, 18 km NNW of Alsfeld; all of which might have been described as “in Hessen land”, but I suspect 1) is most likely.

Treis-an-der-Lumda?GL, [Hessen-Darmstadt]: is some 7 miles NE of Giessen city, and said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to Schlar family.

Treisbach, Hesse-Kassel Landgraviate: is some 17 km NNW of Marburg-an-der-Lahn.

Treitz?FN said by the Seewald FS to have come fromUC Bierstadt, Mainz.  A later spelling was Dreitz.

TreptowGL: said by the Holstein FSL to be homeUC to a Pomerinke family.  This might be the town that is now Trzebiatow, Poland, some 138 miles WSW of Gdansk.  Also see Trebtow.

TrerinFN: see Dreher.

Tress{Johann}: said by the Urbach FSL to have been the deceased father of  Tress{J.Philipp, Angamisa/Agnesia} step-children in the Kretzer household     

Tress? FN: his widow, later frau Kretzer, was said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Alzey, Kurpfalz.

Tress{J.Philipp,Angamisa/Agnesia}: said by the Urbach FSL to be step-children in the Kretzer household and to have been the children of Tress{Johann}.  Spelled Drez? In 1798 (Mai1798:Rh8).

TretlerFN: said by the Seelmann FSL to be fromUC Ottendorf, Boehmen.  I did not locate them or any descendants in Mai1798.

Treto(?)GL, Holstein: an unidentified place said by the Bauer FSL to be homeUC to a Kratz family.

TreuFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Rosenheim FSL to be fromUC Mecklenburg-Schwerin [Duchy] with Schmidt{Gottfried} a step-son in the household.  I could not identify him or any descendants in Mai1798.

Treu FN: also see Trey.

Treudt/Treut{J.Christoph}: married  BauerFN{Christina} 11 March 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#404, KS161). He also was a godparent at the 12 May 1766  Luebeck  baptism of {J.Christoph} son  of Bauer{Simon} and wife Krueger{M.Susanna}  (Mai&Marquardt #1289).  Not listed in T or in Kulberg.  By 1775 they had settled in Beideck (1775 census #54).  For 1798 see Beideck #42.

Treut{J.Christoph}

TreulingFN: said by the Louis FSL to be fromUC Karlstadt, Wuerzburg.

Treunitz, Bamberg [Bishopric]: is 13 miles ENE of Bamberg city, and said by the Hoelzel FSL to be homeUC to a Ziegemann family.

Treut: see Treudt.

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

TreyFN: said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be fromUC Danzig [Free City] (no locality given).   Spelled Treu in 1798 (Mai1798:St2 and 7).

Triberg, Schwarzwald: is 32 km NE of Freiberg on what was then  Hapsburgian Lands and was said by the Seelmann FSL to be homeUC to a Kern family.

TrieherFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Trueber in 1775.  Later spelled Tripper (Mai1798:Nr98).

TrierFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Kirchroth, [Kur-]Bayern.  The 1798 Mariental census gives his wife's maiden name as Jacoby (Mai1798:Mt50).

TrierGS the city is just east of Luxemburg on the Mosel River some 93 miles WSW of Frankfurt-am-Main.  However, Trier was very often used as the short form for a powerful Catholic country in the 1760’s, which was more formally referred to as KurtrierGS, literally, the Trier holdings of an Imperial Elector.  None of the following references include the name of a locality.    Said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be homeUC to Bumel/Bummel and Roehrich families. Said by the Cheisol FSL to be homeUC to Bollich/Bolig/Bolg, Kasper{Peter}, Muss, Schuller/Schiller, Stoller, Welter/Walter, Wilger36, and possibly Heinz/Hein families.  Said by the Louis FSL to be homeUC to Loewenbrueck and Loewenbrueck families.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to a Nilis family.  Said by the Preuss FSL to be home to an Nachbar family.  Said by the Schuck FSL to be homeUC to frau Ertle and to Glassmann, Kapp, Weber{Johannes}, and possibly Jung families. Said by the Schuck FSL to be homeUC to a Tak family.  Said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to a Leonhard family.

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

Triesch{Elisabeth}: KS128 says she married Flemming[Gottlieb} in Buedingen in 1765(sic).  The Buedingen ML reports that the wedding took place on 18 March 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#443).  I could not find them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Triest: said by the Seelmann FSL to be homeUC to a young Kielwein widow.  There are at least 4 places of this name in what were German-speaking lands.  My guess is that this one is 344 km SW of Vienna and was a long-time part of the Hapsburg Empire, having finally reached Free Port status in 1719.

TrillerFN: this woman was said by the Buedingen ML to have married Schneider{Conrad} in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#494).  The Balzer FSL (#76a) said a widowed Triller mother-in-law was living in their household .  The mother-in-law surely died prior to the 1798 Volga census.

TrillerFN{Caspar and Heinrich}:said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Eiche/Eichen?.  Also spelled Tiller in 1798 (Mai1798: Bs27).

TrillerFN: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Altenfeld.  For 1798 see Mai1798: Nm34, Bs26.

TrimberFN: see Trimper.

TrimperFN: according to the Buedingen ML a Trimper woman fromUC Rauschenberg married in 1766 a Reich man; by 1767 this couple was in Grimm; Stumpp says her name was Trimber (Mai&Marquardt#531).  Also see Tripper.

Trin/Drin/TrinakFN{Christoph}: Catholic, said by the Koehler FSL #3 to be fromUC Herbstein, Fulda and his frau’s maiden name was given as Fleischer (no origin specified for her).    The family name was spelled Trinak in 1798 (Mai1798:Kl20).

Trinak/DrinakFN: according to the Goebel FSL this orphan was living with a Stamm family from Kellenbach, Kurmainz.  Later spelled Drinak (Mai1798:Gb48).

TrinakFN: said by the Goebel FSL to be fromUC Orb, Kurmainz.

TrinakFN:  also see Trin.

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

TriolFN: see Tirol.

TrippelFN{J.Mathias}: using parish records on an FHL film Ron Brott proved that he was was born and baptized in Nieder Eschbach, Hanau County.  With wife {Ursula} and 5 children he arrived in Russia on 4 July 1766 said to be from Hanau [County] (Kulberg#2053).  Not found in T.  By 27 August 1766 with wife and 4 children he had settled at Katharinenstadt FSL #25 he said to be fromUC Nieder Eschbach, Hanau [County].

TrippelFN: said by the Norka FSL to be orphans in the Mueller{Konrad} household.  Spelled Tripper in 1798 (Mai1798:Nr98).

TrippelFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Nieder Eschbach, Hanau [County].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Wr54, 37, Mv3004.

TripperFN: said by the Anton FSL to be fromUC Bremm.  For 1798 see Mai1798:An31.

TripperFN: according to the Grimm FSL a widowed Tripper mother-in-law (no origin indicated) was living in a Ab family from Darmstadt (no locality indicated).  Later spelled Trimper.

TripperFN: also see Trieher and Trippel.

Triresi?GL, Frankreich: an unidentified place said by the Fischer FSL to be homeUC to frau Friebus? and her Schreider son.

Troa?, [Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate?]: said by the Susannental FSL to be homeUC to a Lieber family.  Kuhlberg said this was in Darmstadt.  This surely is Trohe 6 km NE of Giessen city and then in Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate.

Trochtelfingen GL, Fuerstenberg? [Principality], Schwaben: is 15 miles N of Sigmaringen city, and said by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to a Meier family.

Troendheim?, Norwegen: Trondheim is 391 km N of Oslo and was said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to Schmerbeck family, and perhaps an Uldren family.

Trohe GL: see Troa.

TrommGL, Heppenheim, Hessen: is 8.6 miles ESE of Heppenheim-an-der-Bergstrasse, and said by the Stumpp version of the Jagodnaja Polyjana FSL to be homeUC to a Schuhmacher family.

TrondheimGL: see Troendheim.

TroppFN:  said by the Koehler FSL to be the maiden name of frau Rueckert.  Her maiden name was rendered Trapp in 1798 (Mai1798:Kl38).

TroppFN: also see Trupp.

Trossen, East Prussia: nka Tros 7 miles SW of Gizycko, Poland.  The GCRA says this might have been Trusseje.

TrossingenGL, Tuttlingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 9.5 miles NW of Tuttlingen city, and proven by the GCRA to be home to the Spek/Speck family that went to Bergdorf; see their book for more details.

TrostFN: settled in 1817 in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Dettingen, Urach parish, Wuerttemberg.

TrostelFN: arrived in South Russia in 1819; later settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Weissach, Vaihingen Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.

TrottFN{Philip Moritz}: Lutheran, from Niederramstadt, Lichtenberg Amt, Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in June 1762.  His wife was {M.Elisabeth} daughter of Gestras{Georg}.  He, his wife and son deserted Denmark in June 1764 (EEE p.626-627).  Before 1775 they had settled in Grimm (`1775 census #19).  Spelled Schoppe in 1798 (Mai1798:Gm6).

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

TroubaFN: said by the 1798 Zug census to be the maiden name of frau Lappegan who first settled in Kano (Mai1798:Zg06).

TrubeFN: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Hessen. I could not find this man in the 1798 censuses.

Truebelhorn{David}: Arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in May 1762.  In that year he is recorded with wife and child, however in June 1763 he is recorded as single.  Before 1775 he had settled in Beideck (1775 census #39) (EEE p.627).

TrueberFN: see Trieher.

TruembachGS: this apparently was a small barony which included a handful of villages in and around Werda, Hessen where the castle of the barons is.

Truemberg, [Kurbayern]: now Trimberg, is 21 km NW of Schweinfurt city.    

TruemplerFN: said by the Susannental FSL to be fromUC Hohensalza? with an orphan in the household, Kraemer{G.Philipp}.   Spelled Trumler in 1767 (T4394-95).  I could not locate them or any descendants in Mai1798.

Trugermuende(?)GL, [Kur-]Brandenburg: this must be Tangermuende, Sachsen-Anhalt, some 32 miles NNE of Magdeburg city, and said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Welz family.

Truit?FN: said by the Jost FSL to be fromUC Gutenberg?, Anhalt-Bernburg.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

TrumlerFN : see Truempler.

TrummFN: listed without origin by the Dehler FSL as a step-son in the Herzberger household.   Spelled Trumpf in 1798 (Mai1798:Ls21).

Trumpf FN: see Trumm.

TrunFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Wilsberg?, Lothringe.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

TruppFN: the Frank VC says this man, with his mom, were original Frank colonists but I cannot find them in the Frank FSL.  Doris Evans says his origins are confirmed in research done by Anneliese Micheiwski for Lynn and Mary Trupp: his father was from Langsdorf but died in Wohnbach.  The widow and only surviving child went to Frank.  His lineage has been traced to a Tropp born about 1679 in Langsdorf.

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

TruppenGL, Swedish Pommerania: an unidentified place said by the Kromm version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be homeUC to a Klerona family that arrived after the orginal settlers.  Spelled Klevona by Scheuerman.  There was a Treptow in Swedish Pommerania.

TrussejeGL, Prussia: reported to have been the birthplaceUC of the Kaercher who settled in Bergdorf.  The GRCA speculate that this might have been either Trossen, E. Prussia; Truszczyn, W. Prussia; or, most likely, Truszczysna, Posen, Prussia.  See the GCRA book for details.

Truszczyn, [Loebau Kreis,] West Prussia: nka Truszcayny, Poland, 8 miles SE of Lubawa.  The GCRA says this might have been Trusseje.

Truszczysna, [Hohensalsa Kreis,] Posen [Department], Prussia: is 8 miles NE of Inowroklaw.  Tthe GCRA says this might have been Trusseje.

Trutchel?FN: see Trutschel.

TrutschelFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Grossenlueder, Fulda [Bishopric].    Spelled Trutchel? in 1798 (Mai1798:Bn27).

TrutwestFN: said by the Dietel FSL to be fromUC Schornsheim(?)GL, Kurpfalz.  Spelled Tautfest in 1798 when the maiden name of the wife was given as Seip or Seib (Mai1798:Dt5). For other family members in 1792 and 1798 see Mv403, Dt6, 28, Hs134.  Also spelled Thaufest.

Tryeen?FN: the 1798 Norka census gives this as the maiden name of the wife of Herr Tais (Mai1798:Nr37).

TschaslauGL: see Schaslau.

Tschasnika, Warsaw Duchy: the GCRA thinks this may have been an earlier name or a mistranscription for Czarnikau.

Tschemenschna?, Poland: an unidentified place which the GCRA thinks may have been associated with a Brand family.

TscherbakowkaVV: a variant of the name for ShcherbakovkaVV.

Tschernigow: the Russian province where the Belowescher Kolonien were.  Said by Kulberg59  to have been homeUC to Ritter{Michael} single.

TscherwenkaGL, Batschka, Hungary: aka Rotweil, Rot, Cervenka, Cherwenka, Cservenka, and Czervenkanow; nka Crvenka, Serbia, 5 miles NW of Kula city, and strongly believed by the GCRA to have been homeUC to the Brechenmacher, Geist, Kies{Jacob}, and Retzer/Retzler families that went to Glueckstal.  In addition they found that several other families were associated with it on their way to Russia, such as the Amann, Doerheim, Graf, Heisendorf, Kessler, Klein, Krieger, Opp, Oster, Sandmeier, Scherer, Schneider, Schuetz, and Zimmermann families. The GCRA also found evidence indicating the Mitleider/Mittleider family was here before proceeding to Neudorf.  See the GCRA book for more.

Tschitibner FN: listed by the 1816 Kassel census (#22), the 1858 census (#137), and KS:453 and 465 without origin.  Better spelled Tschitibner. Using FHL#193,201 the GCRA proved origin in Vorderweidenthal, Bergzabern [Amt], Rheinpfalz.  See their book for more.

Tschornigo, Poland: the GCRA thinks this may have been an earlier name or a mistranscription for Czarnikau.

Tuchland-bei-KuestrinGL: an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to Susdorf’s wife.

TuchschererFN: see Duchscherer.

TuebeleinFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Bamberg. 

Tuebingen, [Wuerttemberg Duchy]: said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Maurer family.

TuebingenGL, Tuebingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg: proven by GCRA to be home to the Meier{Georg} family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.

TuebingenGL, Wuerttemberg [Duchy, later Kingdom]: is some 19 miles SSW of Stuttgart, Baden Wuerttemberg. : Said by KS:488 to be homeUC to the Wittich family that went to Bergdorf.  Said by the Fischer FSL to be homeUC to a Rohr? family.  It also was a District administrative center.

TuechholzFN: see Titschholz.

Tuesque: to to Juesque.

TuflotFN: listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:674) with no origin. Using FHL(1,327,507 and 1,326,448), the GCRA proved origin in Fremersdorf, Forbach [Amt], Lothringen. See their book for more detail.  Also spelled Dufloth.

TuhnFN: said by the Husaren FSL to be fromUC Marienburg, Polen.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Tule FN: see Thul.

TumeraufFN: may have been a step-daughter of Geritzdorf of Hoelzel.

TumlerFN: not found in an FSL but was in the 1775 Grimm census #10 and 51.  Spelled Dumler in 1798 (Mai1798:Gm5, 82, 87, 149).

TumlerFN: also see Buttler and Dumler.

Tumlingen, Freudenstadt [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 6.5 miles ENE of Freudenstadt city.

Tunbahc?GL, Kurtrier: an unidentified place said by the Keller FSL to be homeUC to an Ochs family.

Tunder{Johanna Louise}: she married Borsdorff{J.Gottfried}on 6 April 1766 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#904, KS122).   KS122 mistakenly had the year as 1765.  They arrived in Russia on 4 July 1766 when he was said to come fromUC Halle (Kulberg1332).  Later in 1766 they took transport from Oranienbaum to the Volga, during which trip he died (T5490-5491).  I could not identify the widow  in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Turin?FN: not found in an FSL but was in the 1775 Grimm census #165.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Gm141.

Turis?FN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Meinetschlag(?).

TurnFN: see Thurn.

TuskerFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Neukirchen, Schlesien.

TutFN: see Tutt.

TuttFN: listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:675, 466) with no origin.  Using FHL(1,258,002 and 247,655), the GCRA proved origin in Godramstein, Landau [Amt], Pfalz.  See the GCRA book for more detail.  Also spelled Dutt and Tut.

TuttlingenGL, Wuerttemberg: is some 40 miles SW of Reutlingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Tuttlingen OberamtGL, Wuerttemberg: is some 13 miles SE of Villingen-Schwenningen city and was a District administrative center.

TuttlingenGL, Tuttlingen Oberamt, Wuerttemberg: proven by the GCRA to be home to the Haux family which went to Bergdorf; see their book for more details.

TuttlingenGL, Tuttlingen parish, Wuerttemberg: (see previous entry) was home to a Graf/Graff family that went to Gueldendorf, Odessa in 1817.

Tyrol, see Tirol.

Tysysh?FN: see Pak?.

 

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