German origins Project

Legend:   

BV=a German village near the Black Sea .  
FN= German family name.   
FSL= First Settlersí 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.


We-Wgz               last updated January 2014

Weber{M.Barbara}: Gerhard Lang proved her born about 1724 in Heiligkkreuz near Odenwald.  She married  Erder{Johannes} in 1745 in Leutershausen. They immigrated first to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein), and then in 1763 to Russia.  They settled in Anton FSL (#9).   For more information go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/e/erder_anton.cfm. 

Weber{A.Maria}: according to Gerhard Lang she was born 13 September 1711 in Unter Schoenbrunn, and  married Baer{J.Nicolaus}23 April 1743 in Schoenbrunn; she went to Denmark along with her husband and children, but died there before the rest of the family left for Russia.  For more detail go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/b/baer_anton.cfm.

Weber{A.Catharina}FN: Bonner proved she was (although not so named) the stepdaughter from Rohrbach of a Grasmueck in the Balzer FSL (#78).  In addition Bonner proved that Weber{J.Caspar} of Rohrbach died there having married there a Lepper woman who was the mother of this girl and the wife of Grasmueck.

Weber{A.Margaretha}FN: Bonner proved that this  widow of Balzer (FSL #98) was baptized  a Volckers/Volkers in Leustadt, and that she married in, and her husband and children were born in Bueches, where two were buried.  The Stumpp version of the FSL evidently mistakenly said she was from Rohrbach, Isenburg[-Buedingen County].

Weber{A.Margaretha} FN: she was listed in the Balzer FSL as an unmarried daughter in the household of the widow Weber just mentioned.  In the1798 Balzer census she was listed as the [2nd?] wife of Barthuly (Mai1798:Bz44).  Bonner proved she was baptised in Bueches.

Weber{Georg Conrad}: Lutheran, from Wembach, Lichtenberg Amt, Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in Sept 1760.  Last reregistered in Denmark in January 1765.  Beofre 1775 he had settled in Beideck (1775 census #7) (EEE p. 636).

Weber{J.Peter}: Lutheran, from Steinau, Lichtenberg Amt, Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in Sept 1760. Last reregistered in Denmark in April 1763.  Before 1775 he had settled in Beideck (1775 census #71) (EEE p.636).

Weber{Nicolaus}: a likely Beideck first settler: he, his wife and a daughter arrived at Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 (Kulberg#2294).  This family was #48 in the 1775 Beideck census.  At least two offspring were still in Beideck for the 1798 census. This information was presented by Karen Drier Esayian.

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

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

WeberFN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Boregard FSL to be fromUC Frankfurt-am-Main with a Schuhmann stepson in the household.  Spelled Wever in 1798 (Mai1798:Bo31).

WeberFN{Peter}: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Kestenhof?.

WeberFN {Peter}: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Kunzdorf?, Luxembourg.

WeberFN: said by the Dietel FSL to be fromUC Hasloch, Kurpfalz.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Dt10.

WeberFN{Nicolaus}: Lutheran, arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in May 1760. With wife and 2 children last reregistered in Denmark in April 1763 (EEE p.636).   By June 1764 they were settled in Dobrinka FSL #8 which said he was fromUC Erstein(?), Birkenfeld(?).  In 1798 his wife is said to be a Rescher (Mai1798:Gb57).

WeberFN{Leonhard}: said by the Doenhof FSL to be fromUC Darmstadt (no locality mentioned).  This might be the man who left Fraenkisch-Crumbach in 1766, mentioned in Gieg1.

Weber{A.Maria}FN: listed as frau Heimbuechner in the Frank FSL (fk101).  Starting with research reported in Gieg1 and translated by Dick Kraus, the Doris Evans crew proved that she was a Weber and traced her family back five more generations!

Weber{J.Heinrich}FN : He was listed by T7460 in 1765-66 next to the Roedigers.  Said by the Frank FSL #102 to be fromUC Oberklinten(?), Kurpfalz, living next door to the Roedigers at #101.  Oberklinten probably was a mistransiteration of  Ober Klingen.

WeberFN{Christian}: said by KS:477 to be fromUC Liebling, Banat, and to have marriedUC a Bauer woman in Glueckstal.  See the GRCA book for detail.

WeberFN: said by the Graf FSL to be fromUC Homburg, Wuerzburg.

WeberFN{Heinrich, Johannes}: not found in an FSL but was in the 1775 Grimm census #88 and 87.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Gm3 and 163).

WeberFN: said by the Hoelzel FSL to be fromUC Muehlendorf, Bamberg [Bishopric].

WeberFN{Johannes}: said by Kuhlberg3157 and the Huck FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality or country indicated).

WeberFN{Wolf H.}: spelled Febor? in the Pleve version of the Huck FSL which along with Kuhlberg3149 says he is fromUC Isenburg (no locality or country indicated).

Weber{Gottfried}FN: listed by both the 1816 Kassel census (#45) and KS:477 without origin.  The GCRA found evidence that one daughter was born in Latschanow, Poland in 1807; they think this may have been Latoszkowa near Kepa, now absorbed within Warsaw itself.  See their book for more.

WeberFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Dresden, Sachsen.

WeberFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Koeln.

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

WeberFN: according to the Buedingen ML a widow Weber nee Mueller ofUC Hoffstaedten, married a Schuettler man in 1766; by 1767 the couple was in Kraft (Mai&Marquardt#688).

WeberFN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Buedingen, Isenburg.

WeberFN: said by the Kukkus FSL to be fromUC Ulm(?), Braunfels.

WeberFN: said by the Laub FSL to be fromUC Tennig?, Ansbach.

WeberFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Hessen-Kassel; at the same time it says his wife is from Koeln.

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

WeberFN: said by the Messer FSL to be fromUC Kurpfalz (no locality mentioned), and the maiden name of the wife was given as Just.

WeberFN: said by the Moor FSL to be fromUC Gelnhausen (no locality mentioned).

WeberFN: said by the Moor FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).,

Weber{Johannette Catharina}: from fromUC Wenings married Eberling{Johannes} in Buedingen on 3 June 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#678). KS163 says Wenings was near Buedingen.  On 29 August 1766 {Johannes & Catharina} arrived in Russia (Kulberg3716).  Later in 1766 they took transport in Oranienbaum for the Volga (T618-619).   By 26 Aug 1767 they had settled at  Norka FSL #188 which said  he was fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Nr103 and perhaps Bd48? 

WeberFN: the Buedingen ML says this woman fromUC Wenings married a Mueller man in 1766; by 1767 this couple was in Norka (Mai&Marquardt#635).

Weber{Heinrich}FN: mistakenly said by both the 1858 Neudorf census (#235) and KS:477 to have come fromUC Bruehl, Mannheim [Amt], Baden.  Using FHL#488,316, the GCRA proved their origin in Ottersheim, Germersheim [Amt], Rheinpfalz.  See the GCRA book for more.

WeberFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Nr88, 2 and 18.

WeberFN: the 1798 Norka census gives this as the maiden name of the wife of an Isenburger Bauer (Mai1798:Nr55).

WeberFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Rabachan? with a Krueck step-daughter and a Stupart{Katharina} orphan living in the household.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bo21, Hr14 and possibly Om43.

WeberFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be a step-daughter living with the Schelhler? family which would indicate that frau Schehler was previously frau Weber.

WeberFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Ersingen.

WeberFN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Dalov(?), Champagne, France.

WeberFN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Ris(?), Kur Trier.

WeberFN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Schwellheim, Wuerzburg.

Weber FN:  this woman married a Rasch man in Luebeck in 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#17), before they moved to Reinhard. 

WeberFN: said by the Reinwald FSL to be fromUC Stolberg-Gedern [County].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Rw47.

Weber{Georg}FN: said by the Rohleder FSL to be fromUC Zuckau, Danzig [Free Imperial City].

Weber{Johannes}FN: said by the Rohleder FSL to be fromUC [Kur-]Trier (no locality mentioned).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Mt4.

Weber{Tomas}FN: said by the Rohleder FSL to be fromUC Zuckau, Danzig [Free Imperial City].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Rl47.

Weber{M.Eva}FN: in 1765 this woman married an Appel man in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#857); by 1767 they were in Schaefer, the FSL of which said she was fromUC Oberrod, [Kur-]Mainz[sic?].

Weber{A.Maria}FN: this widow was said by the Schulz FSL to be fromUC Stolberg.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sz10 and Pl22.

Weber{J.Jacob}FN: said by the Schulz FSL to be fromUC Stettin, Preussen [Kingdom].  I could not find him in Mai1798.

Weber{Heinrich}FN: said by the Seelmann FSL to be fromUC Koerich?, Luxemburg [Duchy].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sm10.

Weber{Johannes}FN: said by the Seelmann FSL to be fromUC Koerich?, Luxemburg [Duchy].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sm9.

WeberFN{J.Heinrich}: said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL (#22) to be fromUC Darmstadt.  According to a Luebeck ML, this Weber man fromUC the Darmstadt area married in 1766 a Schleegel woman fromUC Isenburg County (Mai&Marquardt#226).

Weber{Ernst} FN: he was said by the Urbach FSL to have died on the way to Russia.

Weber{Ernst}FN: his widow, later frau Spindler, was said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Erbstadt, [Hanau County,] Hessen[-Kassel Landgraviate]. 

Weber{A.Maria}: daughter of {J.Balthasar} a hunter in the service of General von Betlack (sic) from Erlau in Fraenkisch-Crumbach Walter {J.Phillip} son of Walther{J.Peter} from Kirchberfort (Mai&Marquardt#752 & 1271 & KS162).  For arrival in Russia and settlement in Walter, see Kulberg6555 & FSL#41.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Wt95.

Weber{Christina}: sister of {A.Maria}.

Weber{Eva}: sister of {A.Maria}.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Wt96.

WeberFN: father-in-law and sister-in-law (of a Lichtenberger man) said by the Walter FSL to be fromUC Krumbach, Hessen-Darmstadt County.  They were said by Fraenkish Crumbach parish records to be from Erlach (Mai&Marquardt#750).

WeberFN{J.Leonard}: left Fraenkisch-Crumbach in 1766, settled in Walter (Gieg1, Mai1798:Wt04).

Weber{Georg}FN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Bueches?, Isenburg[-Buedingen County].  He surely died before the 1798 Volga censuses.

Weber{Martin}FN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Wech?, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate].  For 1788 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2979,Wr109 and Sr1.

Weber{Tobias}FN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be a single man living in the Koehler{Adam} household.  Kuhlberg said (no locality indicated) that Weber was from [Kur-]Sachsen.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Wr69.

Weber{A.Maria}: according to Gerhard Lang she was born 13 September 1711 in Unter Schoenbrunn, and  married Baer{J.Nicolaus}23 April 1743 in Schoenbrunn; she went to Denmark along with her husband and children, but died there before the rest of the family left for Russia.  For more detail go to http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/b/baer_anton.cfm.

WeberFN{Johann}: married a Rode woman in Luebeck in 1764; so far they have not been found settled in Russia (Mai&Marquardt#4).

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

WeberFN: also see Stahl and Veber.

WeberGL: an unidentified place said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be homeUC to a Guenther/Guenter family.  There is a Webern some 9 miles SE of Darmstadt city center.

WeberlingFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Furmal?, Hannover [i.e.Kurbraunschweig].   Also spelled Beberling in 1798 (Mai1798:Wr71).

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

WeblerFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Later spelled Weller (Mai1798:Nr206).

Wech?, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]: an unidentified place said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to Weber{Martin}.

WechelFN: see Weichelt.

WechesserFN: see Wasserer.

WechleinFN: said by the Lauwe FSL to be fromUC Willmandingen, Wuerttemberg.  I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.

WechterFN: said by the Jost FSL to be fromUC Niesau?, Dessau.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Weckese FN: see Wasserer.

WeckeserFN: see Wasserer.

Weckesheim, [Hapsburgian lands]: this probably is Weikerseim 7 km NE of Friedberg.  Said by a Friedberg ML to be homeUC to Brede{Dorothea} who married Vogelbach{Jacob} in Friedberg 16 April 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#316).

Weckesse FN: see Wasserer.

WekesserFN: see Wasserer.

WedeFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be from Frassdorf, Dessau.  According to Anhalt-Dessau archives as abstracted by Dr. Waeschke and annotated by Dr. Lippert, the Wede family left Fraszdorf, Dessau, for Russia (Mai&Marquardt#1170).

Wedele/Wedle/Wehrle{David}: Lutheran, fromUC Wuerttemberg, arrived at Schleswig city, Schleswig Royal Duchy in May 1762.  With wife {Margaretha} and son, he was free in June 1763 to leave Denmark at will.  They went to Russia settling in Riebensdorf colony, Woronesh (EEE pp. 637-638).

WederspahnFN: see Widerspahn.  Harvey Wederspahn provided origins information from his family chart.

Weding{Friedrich}: KS:82 and nnn say this man fromUC Schweden Pomeranien in 1764 was sent on to the Saratov area as part of  the group of colonists transported under the command of  Captain Paykul and Cornet Rehbinder.  I have not found him in any published FSL.

WedleFN: see Wedele.

Weebe: see Weede.

Weede/Weebe{Augustus Friederich}: married Boettiger{Sophia Scharlott} in Luebeck 25 July 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#201 & KS163).  A Luebeck transport list has him as Weebe{Friedrich} and her as Boettinger (Mai&Marquardt#201).  Not found in Kulberg,T, any published FSL or in Mai1798.

WeenerGL: said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to Dick and Kremer families.  Said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Hasselblatt? family.  This probably was in East Frasia Princiality some 6.5 miles SW of Leer city.

WegFN: see Wiegener.

WegauFN: see Faller.

Wegeleben, [Kur-]Brandenburg: is 8 km E of Halberstadt city and was said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to a Makroth family.

WegelinFN: said by the Merkel FSL to be fromUC Berlin, Prussia.

WegelinFN: said by the Merkel FSL to be fromUC Wenger, Prussia. 

WegenerFN{Andreas}: according to the Boaro FSL this orphan was living in a Jaeger household which was fromUC Brundorf. I could not find him in the 1798 Volga censuses.

WegenerFN: also see Wagner and  Wiegener.

Weginer?FN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Koethen.  Later spelled Weigandt (Mai1798:Mv1194).

Wegner/Weger/WegertFN{Hans Martin}: Lutheran, fromUC either Heilbronn Imperial City territory or Darmstadt, arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in May 1762.  With wife {A.Barbara} and daughter, in January 1765 he applied for permission to leave Denmark.  They left for Russia (EEE p.638).  By April 1766 they may possibly, but probably not, have settled at Galka FSL#41 under the name Wegner{Martin} said to be fromUC Helenhof, Kurpfalz.  In 1798 a possible daughter {M.Agnes} was living in Galka as the wife of Steinbrecher{Johann} per Mai1798:Gk15, however, although she was of an age to be listed there and then, no such daughter is listed at Galka FSL #41.

Wegner/Wegner/Wenger/Wendner{J.Michael}: fromUC Wuerttemberg, arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in Nov 1760.  With wife and three children, he received a pass to leave Denmark in June 1765.  Later they were registered in Riebensdorf colony, Woronesh (EEE p.638).

WegnerFN: also see Wagner.

Wehen, [Nassau-Usingen Prinipality]: is 9 km NNW of Weisbaden city.  It was then said to be homeUC to Hoffmann{ M.Magdalena } who married Hoffmann{Nicholaus} 19 Apr 1766 in Friedberg (Mai&Marquardt#320).

WehrGL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Bernhardt family.    Kuhlberg said this was in Hessen.  There were at least 5 Wehrs in the Germanies Ö none that I can find in former Hessen lands.

WehrdaGL: now in Hessen some 12 miles WNW of Fulda city.  Said by the Grimm FSL to be homeUC to a Braun family.  Also see Verg and Werda.

Wehrheim [Amt]: this condominium, which was a 5 km by 10 km parallelogram runnin SW to NE with Wehrheim town in the center, was from the 1500s to the 1790s jointly administered by Kurtrier and Nassau-Dillenburg Principality.  Said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have been homeUC to the Walter{Georg/Erhard} family (Lk161), possible first settlers in Obermonjou. 

WehrleFN: see Wedele.

Wehrshausen GL: said by the Schwab FSL to be homeUC to Herber familes: {A.Katharina} and {Johann}.  There are at least two Wehrshausen: one was in Hassel-Kassell 3 km W of Marburg-an-der- Lahn, the other 15 km SW of Bad Hersfeld, then probably in Mansbach, a Knightís holding.

Weiberich[Georg}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have come fromUC Kranzberg?.  Spelled Weibrig in 1767 (T1712-1713).  For 1798 see Mai1798:Om41.

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

Weibrig FN: see Weiberich.

WeichelFN: see Weichelt.

WeicheltFN: said by the Bettinger FSL to be fromUC Braun.  Spelled Weichelt (Mai1798:Or8 and 14), and Weichel (Hr29), and Wechel (Bt16).

WeichersbachGL, [Hanau County]:   Betty Schmoll has research done for her in Germany proving that her ancestor Vogel{A.Gertraut} who went to Norka came from here.  For more details see http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/a/alt_norka.cfm.

Weick{Johannes}: fromUC Wuerttemberg, he arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in May1762.   He and his wife deserted in 1765.  Later they were recorded in the church books of Neu-Saratowka colony near St. Petersburg (EEE p.638).

WeickersheimGL: said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to a Volck woman who married a Kraus man in 1766; by 1767 this couple was in Krasnoyar; Stummp said this was Waigandshain in the Westerwald (Mai&Marquardt#553).

Weickert{J.Adam }: with wife and 5 children he was transported from Oranienbaum to Saratov.  I could not find them in any published FSL.

WeidachGL, Ulm [Imperial City]: is some 4 miles NW of Ulm city, and said by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to an Ott family, and possibly a Berer family.  Kuhlberg said this was in Schwaben.

Weideman(n)FN said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Ilbeshausen, Hessen-Darmstadt.  Doris Evans says his origin is confirmed in research done by Anneliese Micheiwski for Edward F. Wagner: he was born in 1734 in Ilbeshausen.  His lineage has been traced to a Weydemann born about 1640 in Audra, Eichsfeld. 

WeidemannFN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC Hetzbach?.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Weiden?GL: said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Windemuth family and possibly to their Schaefer{J.Valentin} step-children.  Kuhlberg said this place was in Hessen.  This probably was in Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate some 22 miles ESE of Kassel city.

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

Weidenbach: also see Wattenbach. 

Weidenkeller FN: see Wietenkeller.

Weidenthal, [Kurpfalz]: is 16 km ESE of Kaiserslautern city centre,  and on 27 Jan 1737 Loos{Franciscus} was baptized in the Catholic church here.

WeiderspahnFN: see Wiederspahn.

WeidhardtFN: see Weithardt.

WeidenerFN: the GCRA using FHL1,346,109 proved their origin in Scheppach, Walbach parish, Weinsberg [Amt], Wuerttemberg, and found records of them leaving for South  Russia, but could not find record of them in a Glueckstal colony; see their book for detail.

WeidnerFN: KS:478 said he came toUC Neudorf fromUC Ohringen [Amt], Wuerttemberg; no locality mentioned.  No other information available at this time.

Weidnitz, Schlesien: said by the Schaefer FSL to be homeUC to the Kammer family.  This place was important but I have been unable to find its new Polish name: it was in the district covered by Frankenstein.

Weid-Runkel CountyGS: see Runkel.

WeierGL: an unidentified place said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Lohr family, and possibly to a Heilmann family.

WeierGL: also see Weiher.

Weig{Adam}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have been fromUC Westerburg? (Lk103); he is a possible but unlikely Grimm first settler.  In 1798 a possible daughter {A.Katharina} was in Mueller which census said she had come there from Grimm (Mai1798:Ml9).

Weigan, Weigand, and Weigandt:

WeigandFN: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Schleusingen, Gekenburg(?).  I did not identifiy this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

WeigandFN{A.Maria}: the maiden name of the wife of Boehmer{Sebastian} from Mettenheim, Wartenberg, who settled in Dietel (Mai&Marquardt#1236 & Dietel FSL #32).  When they first set out for Russia they were accompanied by Weigand{Catharina},  {Sebastian}ís illegitimate sister-in-law (Mai&Marquardt#1252).   KS122 and the Dietel FSL #32 to be fromUC Mettenheim, Wuertemberg[sic]. A contemporary pastor of the Lutheran Church in Mettenheim, Wartenberg [County], said that this Boehmer family was from his parish and that the wifeís maiden name was Weigand{A.Maria} (Mai&Marquardt#1236).  Dona Reeves-Marquardt has seen the church records.  Spelled Boehm in 1798 (Mai1798:Dt18).

WeigandFN:  the 1798 Galka census said this was the maiden name of frau Wunsch (Mai1798:Gk34).

WeigandFN: said by the Huck FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

WeigandFN: said by the Husaren FSL to be fromUC Hammelburg.    Spelled Weigand in 1798 (Mai1798:Rt34) as well as Weingard (Km67), and Weingandt (Mv1038 in 1792).  This Weigandt man married in 1766 in Buedingen a Steiner woman (Mai&Marquardt#412).

WeigandFN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC [Anhalt-]Dessau [Principality].

Weigand/WiegandFN{Gottlieb}: Catholic, said by the Koehler FSL #2 to be fromUC Fulda (no locality given).  Jim Pickelhaupt says he found this manís origin.  The FSL said his frauís maiden name was Straubach{A.Maria} (no origin was given for her specifically).

WeigandFN: said by the Kukkus FSL to be fromUC Niederweiler, Baden-Durlach.  The Friedburg ML says this man was fromUC Niederweiler, Baden and that he married in 1766 a Mohr woman fromUC Niederwiesen, Pfaltz (Mai&Marquardt#341).

WeigandFN{Caspar}: said  by the Kutter FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality or country indicated).  Later spelled Weigandt.  There is a high probability that the records for this family are in Wolferborn parish books Ė Dick Kraus.

WeigandtFN: is a single man living in the household of a family from Nordeck in the Mueller FSL but no origin is given for him.

WeigandFN: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Friedberg.    Spelled Wiegand in 1798 (Mai1798:Nm54).

WeigandtFN{Daniel}:  said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Dr. Ruth Schultz proved he was baptized as a Wigand in Boenstadt, [Isenburg-Waechtersbach County].  Spelled Weigand in 1798 (Mai1798:Nr72). The Buedingen ML says this Weygand man in 1766 married a Hildebrand woman (Mai&Marquardt#576).  In 1798 his sonís wifeís maiden name was given as Lefe_d? which might be Lefeld (Mai1798:Nr72). 

WeigandtFN{Konrad}:  said by Kuhlberg6459 and the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality or country identified).  Spelled Weigand in 1798 (Mai1798:Nr24,39,93). 

WeigandFN{Kaspar}:  said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Weigandt in 1775.  His widow is recorded at Mai1798:Pb18 under an earlier married name Haas. 

Weigand?FN{Katharina}: in the1798 Norka census the maiden name of frau Pan was given as Waidain which may have been a misstransliteration of Weigand (Mai1798:Nr120).

WeiganFN: said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be fromUC Gross Steinum?.  Later spelled Weigand (Mai1798:Pf14).

Weigant{Peter}FN:  was too young to be listed in the 1772 Pobochnaya first settlersí list but moved from there to Yagodnaya Polynaya in 1792 (Mai1798:Mv2327(92),Jp27).

WeigandFN said by the Rothammel FSL to be fromUC Dirmstein, Worms.

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

WeigandFN: also see Waidain, Weigan, and Weisheim.

WeigandVV: an alternate name for NorkaVV.

WeigandtFN: also see Weginer and Weigand.

WeigantFN: stepchildren in the Fei{Jacob} household, all possible early settlers in Zuerich.  Spelled Weigand in 1797  and 1798 (Mai1798:Mv3085 Zr21 and 22, and Bb38).

WeingardFN: see Weigand.

Weigel/Weigele/Weigle{Thomas}: married Bergel{Barbara} in Luebeck 12 Oct. 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#29}. KS163 said he was a Dr. and was fromUC Rockenhausen, Becherbach Not found in Kulberg or T.  By July 1766 they had settled in Herzog FSL #27 which said he was fromUC Passau, Ansbach.

WeigelFN{Frau Thomas}: this wife is said by the Herzog FSL to be fromUC Erlangen, Bayreuth.  A Luebeck ML says her maiden name was Bergel{Barbara} marrying Weigel in 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#29).

WeigelFN: said by the Jost FSL to be fromUC Dinkelsbuehl?, Schwaben (no locality mentioned).  I could not find this family in the 1798 Vogel censuses.

WeigelFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Leipzig with a Pastern wife fromUC Gruenberg.

WeigelFN: said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be fromUC Aschaffenburg.  MalyavskiFN: see Maljawski.

WeigelFN: see Feidel and Gitte.

WeigeleFN: see Weigel.

Weigle FN: see Weigel.

Weihenzell?, [Ansbach Margraviate]: is 7 km NE of Ansbach city, and said said by the Schwab FSL to be homeUC to the Feil family.

Weiher/WeierGL: an unidentified place said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be homeUC to a Grapowsky family.  There are many places with these names in Germany.

WeiherGL: also see Weier or Weyher.

WeikaufFN: said by the Volmer FSL to be fromUC Starenkburg(?), Heppenheim.

Weikersheim, [Hapsburgian lands]: see Weckesheim.

WeikersheimGL, Nassau(?): Said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Strifler? family.  There was a Weikersheim some 21 miles S of Wuerzburg, Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Weikert{J.Adam}: T21-27 records him, his wife and 5 children transported from Oranienbaum to Saratov on which trip 2 of his children died.  I did not find them in any recorded FSL.

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

WeilFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Usingen.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

WeilFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Springen?, [Katzenelnbogen County], Hessen-Kassel [Landgraviate].  He surely died prior to the 1798 Volga censuses.

WeilGL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Steigel family. There were at least at least six Weils in Germany, one of which, Weil-der-Stadt, 14 miles WSW of Stuttgart city, was an Imperial City with a relatively small territory.

WeilFN: listed by both the 1816 Kassel census (#44) and KS:479 without origin.  The GCRA found reason to believe the family came fromUC somewhere in Prussia.  See their book for more.

WeilandFN: see Weilander.

WeilanderFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Serschsdorf?, Nassau.   Spelled Weiland in 1791 and 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2989,Wr121 and Dn45).

WeilbachGL, Hessen: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Schander family.  This probably was in Mainz, not Hessen, and was the same as the next entry.

WeilbachGL, Mainz: is some 7 miles ENE of Mainz city and said by the Goebel FSL to be homeUC to a Breining family.

WeilburgGS: usually refers to the County of Nassau-Weilburg which was seated in the town of the same name some 11 miles WSW of Giessen city.   Said by the Herzog FSL to be homeUC to the wife of Schell.  Said by Kulberg117 to be homeUC to Schmidt{Caspar+w+3c}.

Weilburg, Nassau: said by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to a  Mueller family.  See the previous entry.

Weil-der-Stadt Imperial CityGL: was 14 miles WSW of Stuttgart city and held only a relatively small territory.

WeilerFN: two families said by the Blumenort FSL to be fromUC HalbstadtGL, Marienburg.

WeilerFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Freiburg. 

Weiler{A.Sophia}: married Koenschner{Johann} 2 Sept 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#219 & KS140).  Not found in any later source.

WeilerFN: also see Weiwer.

WeilerGL, Isenburg: said by the Kraft FSL to be homeUC to a Wolf family.  This seems to be Weiler, Rhineland-Palatinate, some 18 miles WSW of Mainz city, in which case Isenburg probably is a mistake and it should have been Pfalz.

WeilerGL, Nuernberg: is some 9 miles SW of Nuernberg city and said by the Jost FSL to be homeUC to a Lemmernmann? family.

WeilerGL, Pfalz: said by the Kraft FSL to be homeUC to a Balzer family.  There were at least Weiler in the Pfalz, but it seems likely that this is same one as the homeUC of the Wolf family.

Weiler-an-der-NohGL: an unidentified place that the Kromm version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL says may have been home to the Fuchs family (p.34).

Weiler-an-der-ZaberGL, Brackenheim, Neckar, Wuerttemberg: is some 14 miles SW of Heilbronn, Baden Wuerttemberg, and proven by Jerry Amen as the home of the Doenhof Legler families in the 1600s and 1700s.  Proven by Curt Wenz to be home to the Stegmeier family that settled in Gueldendorf.

Weiler-zum-SteinGL, Marbach Oberamt, Wuerttemberg: is some 5 miles SE of Marbach-am-Neckar, Baden-Wuerttemberg, and was home to a Koch family that settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa.

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

Weiltiz{Elekzius/Elektius}: married  Biller{Kunigunde} in Rosslau on 22 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#984).   KS122 & 165 mistakenly gave the year as 1765.  Not found in Kulberg, T or in any published FSL.

WeilmeisterFN: see Weilmuenster.

WeilmuensterFN{Jakob}: said by the Grimm FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality or country indicated).  Later spelled Weilmeister.

WeilmuensterGL, Hesse [sic?]: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be home to a Schmidt family.  This may bea mistake for  the next entry.

WeilmuensterGL, Nassau-Weilburg [Principality]:  is some 6 miles SE of Weilburg town, and said by the Bangert FSL to homeUC to a Erber family.  Said by the Kolb FSL to be homeUC to a Paul family.  Said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Seil family and perhaps to their Schuetz{Heinrich}nephew.

Weilrod(?)GL, Braunfels: an unidentified place said by the Kukkus FSL to be homeUC to a Feil family.

WeimannFN: said by the Koehler FSL to be fromUC Posen, Polen.

Weimann{Joseph}: said by the Recruiter Beauregardís list to have been fromUC Notzing?, [Kurbayern] (Lk55).  and to have gone to Luzern in 1768(Lk63); they are probable Luzern first settlers.  In 1798 the wifeís maiden name was given as Bizar (Mai1708:Lz19). 55

WeimannFN: see also Weinmann.

WeimarFN: said by the Dobrinka FSL to be fromUC Riede, Hessen.  Later spelled Weimer (Mai1798:Db29) and Weiner (Db62).

WeimarFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Katzennelnbogen, Hessen.

Weimar/WeimerFN: said by the Kraft FSL to be fromUC Breitenbrunn, Friedberg.

WeimarFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Limburg.    Spelled Weimer in 1777 (Mai1798:Mv2944).

WeimarGL, KurSachsen: 11 miles NW of Jena, is said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL (#23) to be homeUC of  Migne/Mitne(?){J.Adam}.

WeimarGL: the seat of the duchy of Sachsen-Weimar. 

Weimar [Duchy?]: Said by Kulberg54 to be homeUC to Hettich{Johann} single.

Weimar? [Duchy?]: Said by the Schaefer FSL to be homeUC to frau Knaup who apparently had been widowed by Ertel.

Weimar DuchyGS: formally the Sachsen-Weimar Duchy this small duchy seated in the town of the same name held lands with extremely irregular borders with isolated exclaves beyond them Ö in all directions from the town.  Founded in 1572.   From 1741-1809 controlled by the same ruler who had the Sachsen-Eisenach Duchy.   Absorbed into Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach Duchy in 1809.

WeimerFN: listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:674, 479) with no origin.  The GCRA thinks he may have come fromUC Untergroeningen, Jagstkries [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  See their book for details.

WeimerFN: also see Weimar.

WeinbachFN: according to Dona Reeves-Marquardt the Mettenheim, Wartenberg, church records say that this was the maiden name of Johann Jacob Reinís wife; the couple went to Dietel.

WeinbachGL, Darmstadt[sic?]: said by the Goebel FSL to be homeUC to a Schaefer family.  There is such a place some 3 miles S of Weilburg town, but it would have been in Nassau-Weilburg, not Darmstadt.

Weinbach, Isenburg[sic?]: said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Burgardt widow.  The only Weinbach which I can find is 9.5 km NE of Runkel town and was then not in any Isenburg country but was in Nassau-Weilburg Principality.

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

Weinbender: the Mueller FSL says was from Karb.  This information from Paul Simon who believes Karb may be Korb.

WeinbenderFN: said by the Mueller FSL to be fromUC Karbach?.  Might this be Calbach?  Paul Simon says the source gives Karb as the place of origin and that he believes Karb may be Korb.  In 1798 the wife's maiden name (no origin given for her) is given as Schmidt (Mai1798:Ml29).

WeinbergFN: a Luebeck ML says she married in 1766 a Friederichsen man; later that year they were in Dingel (Mai&Marquardt#71).

WeinbergFN: said by the Graf FSL to be fromUC Wuerzburg (no locality mentioned).

WeinbergFN: his wife is said by the Graf FSL to be fromUC Frisack, Brandenburg.

WeinbergFN: the Katharinenstadt FSL says this orphan was living with a Friedrichsen family fromUC Oberwittighausen.

WeinbergerFN: said by the Norka FSL to be the orphaned son of Christopher Weinberger now a step-son in the Mueller{Johannes} household.  Later spelled Weisgerber? (Mai1798:Nr42?).

WeinbergerFN: the Buedingen ML says this woman fromUC Kirchbracht married a Kayser man in 1766; by 1767 this couple was in Norka (Mai&Marquardt#604).

WeinbergerFN: said by the Reinwald FSL to be fromUC Stolberg-Gedern [County]. For 1798 see Mai1798:Sz20.

Weinborn, Bassingheim Barony: near Schmitten, Hesse.

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

Weinem(?)GL, Kurpfalz: see Weinheim.

WeinerFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be an orphan boy in the Bischoff  household.

WeinerFN: also see Weimar.

Weinering{M.Magdalena}: fromUC Gotha [Duchy] married Gesell{Anthon} in Luebeck 2 September1766 (Mai&Marquardt#217).  KS130 had name as {Anton} and his origin as Steinmetz, Elsass.  I did not find them in any published FSL or  in Mai1798.

Weinert?FN: said by the Fischer FSL to be fromUC Koterschbleim?, Kurpfalz.

Weinert FN: said (no locality mentioned) by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC [Anhalt-]Zerbst [Principality] with a Pfllaum stepson and a Markert orphan girl in the household.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Ur27. 

Weinert FN: his wife, who had been the widow Pflaum, was said by the Urbach FSL to be fromUC Baerstadt. 

Weingaertner{A.Maria} FN:  listed in the 1772 Pobochnaya first settlersí list as the wife of Winsel{Peter} (pb19).

Weingaertner{H.Wilhelm}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have come fromUC Baumen?  going to Kind in 1768 (Lk134); which would likely make them among the Kind first settlers. Spelled Weingarten in 1767 (T1644-1645).   I could not find them or any likely descendants in Mai1798.

WeingardFN: see Wangar.

Weingarten/GaertnerFN{J.Philip}: Lutheran, from Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate, arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in Nov 1760.  With wife and son, in April 1763 he requested permission to leave Denmark.  Before 1775 they had settled in Schilling per the 1775 census #55 (EEE p.639).

WeingartenFN: also see  Weingaertner{H.Wilhelm} of Kind.

WeingartenGL, Landau [Amt], Pfalz: is 1.5 miles N of Niederhochstadt town and using FHL#247,646, was proven by the GCRA to be the birthplace of two of the Bressler sons who went to Kassel.  See their book for more.

Weingarten Imperial AbbeyGS: this country held substantial scattered lands to the N of Ravensburg city, some in the immediate vicinity of Weingarten town itself which is 2.5 km NE of Ravensburg city..

Weinheim: said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to Schmidt{Niholaus} and said by Kuhlberg to be in Franken.  This most likely was 17 km NE of Mainheim city centre, in Kurpfalz.  But see also Windheim.

Weinheim [Amt], [Heppenheim Kreis], Hesse: the same place as WeinheimGL, Mannheim [Amt], Baden.

WeinheimGL, Kurpfalz: is 4 km W of Alzey and was said by the Preuss FSL to be home to Bender and Wimmer families.  Said by the Schaefer FSL to be homeUC to the Kunzmann and Lappert/Lannert families.  See the previous entry.

WeinheimGL, Mannheim [Amt], Baden: is some 10 miles NE of Mannheim city, and proven by GCRA to be home to the Heilmann family that went to Glueckstal.  See the GCRA book for more details.  This is the same place, 50 years later, as the previous three entries.

Weinheim GL, Rhineland-Palatinate: also see Weinem.

WeinheimerFN: said by the 1798 Shcherbakovka census to be the maiden name of frau Wassenmueller (Mai1798:Sv56).  According to the Buedingen ML she married a Wasenmueller man in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#556).

Weinichweler?GL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Michael family.  This might have been Wirschweiler in Pfalz-Zweibruecken some 23 miles E of Trier city.

WeinmanFN: see also Weinmann.

WeinmannFN: the GCRA using FHL1,884,557 proved their origin in Duerrweiller, Freudenstadt [Amt], Wuerttemberg; records there said the family left for South Russia, but the GCRA was unable to locate them there; see their book for a bit more detail..

WeinmannFN: said by the Schaefer FSL to be fromUC Reitling.  In 1795 and 1798 spelled Weinman (Mai1798:Sf9) and Weimann (Mv2528,Ka122).

WeinmeierFN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Gundelfingen, Kurpfalz.

WeinmeisterFN: said by the Stumpp supplement to the Dietel FSL to be fromUC the principality of Anhalt.  For 1794 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv419, Dt84.

Weinrich/WenrichFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Erbach and to have married a Krenter man in Oranienbaum. 

WeinsbergGL, Heilbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg: is 2.5 miles E of Heilbronn city, and proven by the GCRA to be home to the Wolf{Elias} family that went to Bergdorf; see their book for more details.

Weinsberg [Amt]GL, Wuerttemberg: is some 2.5 miles E of Heilbronn city, and was a District administrative center.

WeinsheimGL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Leopold family.  Said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be homeUC to a Wagner family.  There were at least 4 Weinsheims in the Germanies.

Weinheim city, Heidelberg Oberamt, Kurpfalz: said by Schaefer FSL #35 to be homeUC to Kunzmann{Philipp} and by Anton FSL #35 to be homeUC to Kunzmann{Johannes}.

WeinsheimGL, Bad Kreuznach [Amt], Rheinpfalz: is 4 miles W of Bad Kreuznach city, and the GCRA believes it may have been home to the Kirner family that went to Glueckstal.

Weinz{Johannes}FN: said by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#44) and KS:479 to have come fromUC Hennweiler, Kirn [Amt], Rheinpfalz.  However, the GCRA thinks it more likely he came fromUC Otzweiler, Kirn [Amt], Rheinpfalz.  See their book for more.

Weinz{Martin}FN: listed by the 1816 Neudorf census (#66) with no origin and by KS:479 as being from the German Empire (aus dem Reich).  The GCRA believes this family arrived in Hilsbach, South Prussia, in 1801, its children having been born inUC Otzweiler, Kirn [Amt], Rheinpfalz. See their book for more.

Weinzert FN: see Wenzerich.

WeinzetelFN:  see Weinzettel.

WeinzettelFN: Herr Weinzettel was said by the Koehler FSL to be fromUC Mondsee, and his frauís maiden name was given as Weinbaer (no origin given). The family name was spelled Weinzetel in 1798 (Mai1798:Kl79).

Weirauch FN listed in the Schwab FSL but with nor origin; Kulhberg said they came from Erbach [County], no locality mentioned.  For 1790 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2675, Db83, Sb2 and 19. 

WeirichFN: said by the Bangert FSL to be fromUC Anspach, Trier.  I could not find these women in  Mai1798es.

Weirich/WeyrichFN{Hans Jacob}: married Blaesius{Hannata}on 28 May 1765 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#841,. KS122 & 164).  Not found in Kulberg or T.  By August 1766 this Catholic couple had settled in Cheisol FSL #19 which said he was fromUC Bernkastel, Trier.  Spelled Weirich in 1798 (Mai1798:Gf22,27).

WeirichFN: also see Weinrich.

Weis{Shannon}RN: an AHSGR member who in 2010 verified the origins of two early Shcherbakovka settlers: Steinert{A.Marg.Agnes}and Weiss{J.Jacob}.

WeisbadenGL: was the capital of Nassau-Usingen Principality and is some 19 miles WSW of  Frankfurt-am-Main.  Said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Mattern{Wilhelm} family.

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

Weisbecker{J.Jakob}: he and his Kreispies wife were in Zug in 1797 and 1798 (Mai1798:Mv3075 and Zg31), but were listed in no FSL nor in T, nor is there any indication they moved to Zug from another colony, so they and their children are possible Zug first settlers.

WeisbinderFN: see Weissbinder.

Weisbrod FN: eldest son of the Weissbrot family of Dinkel (FSL dn23) listed in the 1798 Straub census (Mai1798:Sr17).

WeisbrodFN: also see Weissbrot.

WeiseFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Querfurt. The family name was spelled Weiss in 1798 (Mai1798:Kn29).

WeiseFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Ronneburg. The family name was spelled Weiss in 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2136).

WeiseFN: also see Weiss.

WeisebachFN: see Weitzebach.

Weiseck/Stadtteil: today Weiseck is that portion of Giessen N of the Weiseck river.  In 1765-67 it may have been a jurisdiction separate from Giessen city?  

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

WeiselGL, Pfalz: is some 21 miles NW of Mainz city, and said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Nulhas family.

Weisel(?)GL, Sachsen: an unidentified place said by the Dinkel FSL to be homeUC to a Walter family.

Weisenau(?)GL: was a village about 1 mile SE of Mainz city (now part of the city), and said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Gilge? family.

Weisenau(?)GL, Kurmainz: said by the Goebel FSL to be homeUC to a Beratz and perhaps a Wender family.  Same place as the previous entry.

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

Weisendorf GL: is some 9 miles ENE of Neustadt-an-der-Aisch and said by the Boregard FSL (as Walzendorf) and by a Woehrd ML (as Weiszendorf) to be homeUC to a Fras/Frasz family.

WeisenheimerFN: listed by both the 1816 Kassel census (#63, 103) and KS:258 without origin.  Also spelled  Weissenheimer.  See the GCRA book for more.

WeisensulzGL, see Weissensulz(?).

WeiserFN: said by the Kano FSL to be themaiden name of the wife and the family name of a step-daughter in the Fischer{Heinrich} household.  I could not find the step-daughter in the 1798 Volga censues.

WeiserFN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Friedberg, Darmstadt.  According to the Buedingen ML this Wiesner man married a Diehl woman in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#457).

WeisertFN: said by the Bergdorf 1816 census (KS:659) to have been from Kaelberbronn, Freudenstadt [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  This origin was verified by the GCRA using FHL(1,884,557); the family came to Russia via Suedpreussen in at least 3 villages: Groembach, Bergfelde (Hochberg), and Thiergarten(Tielmannshoff).  See the GCRA book for more detail.  Also spelled Weissert (KS:481, 661) and Weisser.

WeisgerberFN{Christoph}: said by Kuhlberg3145 and the Huck FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  His wife was a Hemple (Kuhlberg3134).

WeisgerberFN: also see Weinberger.

Weisheim{Conrad}, {Heinrich}, {J.Heinrich}, {Johannes}, {M.Sophia}FN: said by one or both versions of the Balzer FSL to be from [Duedelsheim,] Isenburg[-Buedingen County]. This origin was proven by Bonner who also proved {Conrad} married a Schwartz woman also from Duedelsheim.  He also proved the maiden name of the widowed mother {M.Sophia} to be Preuser.  Wagner1 found Dudelesheim records for: {J.Conrad}ís 1738 baptism, his parents, and his 1764 Schwarz marriage; and {Johannes}í 1744 baptism and his parents, but not his marriage; and {J.Henrich}ís 1741 baptism and his parents, but not his marriage; and {M.Sophia/Sophie M}ís parents and her 1736 marriage to Adam Weissheim who died in 1762.  The line of {Conrad} used a Weigand spelling in 1798 (Mai1798:Ms36); otherwise for 1798, for {Conrad} when the maiden name of his wife was given as Schwartz see (Bz93); for {Maria Sophia} see (Bz51); for {Johannes} see (Bz22) where the maiden name of his wife is given as Mueller.

Weisheim{A.Barbara}FN:  the Buedingen ML said this woman married in 1766 a Wunsch man; by 1768 they were in Galka (Mai&Marquardt#402).  The 1798 Galka census gave her maiden name as Weigand (Mai1798:Gk34).  KS:163 said her maiden name was Weissenzehn.

Weisheim{Christian}FN: said by the Galka FSL to be fromUC Linden, Isenburg [?].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Gk22 and Sb40.  A Luebeck ML said this Weistheim man was fromUC Lindheim and that he married in 1766 a Reich woman fromUC Tannerheim (Mai&Marquardt#138).  Bonner proved that this man was baptized in Lindheim, [Staden Ganerbschaft].

Weisheim{Peter}FN: said by the Galka FSL to be fromUC Linden, Isenburg [?].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Gk29. A Luebeck ML said this Westingsheim man married in 1766 a Koehler woman; other sources say he was a Westingshausen (Mai&Marquardt#211).  In 1798 the maiden name of frau Weisheim{Peter} was given as Hartwig (Mai1798:Gk29). Bonner proved that this man was baptized in Lindheim, [Staden Ganerbschaft].

Weisheim{Hieronymus} fromUC Rimbach married in Buedingen 26 May 1766 Goetz{A.Margaretha} fromUC Lieblos  (Mai&Marquardt#667).  I did not find them in any published FSL.

WeisnerFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Dingen, who married a Horn fromUC Freiberg.

WeisnerFN: also see Wiesner.

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

WeissFN:  listed in the Bergdorf 1858 census (KS:667) without origin, however, KS:480 says they were from Entringen, Tuebingen [Amt], Werttemberg. This origin was verified by the GCRA using FHL(1,475,170-1).  See their book for more detail.  See the GCRA book for more details.

WeissFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Fuchsstadt, Wuerzburg.

WeissFN said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Ditmolt(?), Hannover.

Weiss FN {Franz}: listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:671) with no origin.  

Weiss FN {Friedrich}: listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:671,480) with no origin. See the GCRA book for a bit more detail.

WeissFN{Stephan}: said incorrectly by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:673, 481) to be fromUC Schwieberdingen, Ludwigsburg [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  Using FHL(1,355,991) the GCRA proved origin in Wangen, Stuttgart [Amt], Wuerttemberg, and that frau Weiss had been a Baumann.  See their book for more detail.

WeissFN: according to the Goebel FSL this was the maiden name of Neumann (fromUC Friedenberg, Schlesien)ís wife.

WeissFN: said by the Graf FSL to be fromUC Siersk, Frankreich.

WeissFN: said by the Hildman FSL to be fromUC Finstreng?, Frankreich, with a Wolf wife in the household.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Hd11, Km74, and for 1796 see Mai1798:Mv855.

WeissFN: said by the Hoelzel FSL to be fromUC Bernkastel, [Kur-]Trier.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Hz7, Sm11.  A Rosslau ML says this Weise man married a Vizum woman in 1766; KS:161 says she was a Vixum (Mai&Marquardt#998).  According to the 1798 census the maiden name of frau Weiss was Fuchs (Hz7).

WeissFN: said by the Koehler FSL to be fromUC Fulda (no locality given).

WeissFN: said by the Lauwe FSL to be fromUC Langenstadt?, Nuernberg.

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

WeissFN: said by the  Moor 1798 census to be the maiden name of frau Galufa (Mai1798:Mo53).  The Buedingen ML gives her maiden name as Wester both fromUC Neu-Ysenburg; Stumpp spells it Neu-Isenburg (Mai&Marquardt#489).

WeissFN{Johann}: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Altenfeld; Pleve noted that this might be Weise fromUC Vellinghausen.

WeissFN{Kaspar} FN: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC [Hessen-]Darmstadt

WeissFN: said by the 1798 Orlovskaya census to be the maiden name of frau Goetz (Mai1798:Or62).

WeissFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Immenrode.

Weiss{Peter}FN:  is not listed in the 1772 Pobochnaya first settlersí list but left there to go to Saratov in 1790 (Mai1798:Mv2326(90).

Weiss{Peter}: listed in the 1798 census (Ps53) as having come from Seelmann he was too young to have been listed in a FSL with his parental family who could have first settlers in such colonies as: Brabander, Goebel, Graf, Hildmann, Hoelzel, Koehler, or Mariental.

WeissFN: said by the Seewald FSL to be fromUC Roth, Speyer.

Weiss{J.Jacob}FN: fromUC the Hohenlohe principality, arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in June 1762.  With wife and her mother Stein{A.Barbara}, he requested permission to leave Denmark in June 1763 (EEE p.l640).  By June 1765 they had settled in Shcherbakovka FSL #22 which said he was from Glashofen.  Shannon Weis verified this origin in Church records finding him baptized in Glashofen on 13 January 1773 born to J.Adam and Eva Weiss.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sv26.

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

WeissFN: also see Baumann and Weise.

WeissachGL: an unidentified place said by the Shcherbakovka FSL to be homeUC to the  Meier{Adam}family.  There are at least five Weissachs in the Germanies.

WeissachGL, Vaihingen parish, Wuerttemberg: is some 6 miles SSW of Vaihingen-an-der-Enz, Baden Wuerttemberg, and was home to a Trostel family that settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa

WeissbachGL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Mennike family.  There were at least 10 Weissbachs in the Germanies.

Weissbaecker{J.Jacob}: said by Recruiter Beauregardís list to have been fromUC Orb (Lk53). Not found in any FSL and I could not find them or any likely descendant associated with any Volga colony.

WeissbeckFN: said by the Dietel FSL to be fromUC Mater(?), Kurpfalz.  I was unable to locate this family in  Mai1798.

WeissbeckFN: said by the Hildman FSL to be fromUC Fulda [Bishopric].  The maiden name of Frau Weissbeck was given as Stock (Mai1798:Hd33, 37)

WeissbenderFN: see Weissbinder.

WeissbergFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Jum-Vorwerken.

WeissbergFN: said by the Lauwe FSL to be fromUC Burmintz?, Daenmark.  I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.

WeissbinderFN{Konrad}: said by Kuhlberg5028 and  the Grimm FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  The Buedingen ML says this Weisbinder man fromUC Dreieicherhayn married in 1766 a Herman woman (Mai&Marquardt#657).  Later spelled Weissbender.

WeissbrotFN: said by the Dinkel FSL to be fromUC Kiel, Holstein.  In 1798 spelled Weisbrod (Mai1798: Dn18 and Sr17).

WeissebachFN: see Weitzebach.

Weissenau near Mainz: is  an unidentified place which KS124 says this was homeUC to Menger{A.Maria} who with her husband, Conradi{Valentin }, left Randesacker heading for Boaro. 

WeissenbachGL, a village in the Barony of Thuengen, northern Bavaria, 2.5 miles E of Zeitlos, and where at least one Stahl-am-Karaman couple (Schneider and Kraus) was married in 1766.

WeissenbachGL, is an unidentified locality which, according to the Frank FSL, was in the Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter(?) and was homeUC to a Luesemann family.  There are several Weissenbach in Germany and many in Austria.

WeissenbachGL, Hessen-Kassel: is 16 miles ESE of Kassel city, and said by the Kolb FSL to be homeUC to a Rupp family.

WeissenburgGL, Elsass: is now called Wissembourg, France and is some 20 miles W of Karlsruhe, Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Weissenburg [Amt]GL, Elsass: now called Wissembourg.  It was a District administrative center.

WeissenburgGL, Frankreich: said by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to Enselinger and Gassmann families.  This surely is the place in Elsass.

Weissenfeld: an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Gretsch family.  This might be 8 miles E of Munich center, but there are many similar placenames in Germany.

WeissenfelsGL, [Kur-]Sachsen: is some 19 miles S of Halle, Sachsen-Anhalt, and said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be homeUC to a Kopp/Kopf family.

Weissenhasel, [Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate]: is 14 miles NE of Bad Hersfeld, and was said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to homeUC to Hopp/Kopp and Windemuth families. Kuhlberg said this was in Hessen.  Said to have been homeUC to the Fei{PhilippPeter}family and possibly to a Schlarf orphan family (Lk12 and 12a), possible early settlers in Zuerich.

WeissenheimerFN: see Weisenheimer.

WeissensteinGL, Baden: an unidentified place.

Weissensulz(?)/WeisensulzGL: an unidentified place said by the Kamenka FSL to be homeUC to a Vogel family.  It probably is now Bela-nad-Radbuzou, Czech Republic, some 47 miles NE of Regensburg.

WeissenzehnFN:  said by KS:163 to be the maiden name of frau Wunsch [later of Galka].

Weissenzehn{Margaretha}: married Born{Gottfried} in Rosslau on 2 June 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1001, KS122, 163).  Not found in T, in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Weisser{Benedikt, Christian, Johannes, Jacob} FN: listed by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#39) and KS:481 with no origin, although KS:481 also mentions a Herzogsweiller, Freudenstadt [Amt], Wuerttemberg origin. .  Using FHL#1,994,557, the GCRA proved this origin, although one or more of the children apparently were born next door in Kaelberbronn, and some in South Prussia.  See the GCRA book for more.     Also spelled Weissert.

WeisserFN: also see Weisert.

WeissertFN: see Weisert and Weisser..

WeisshaarFN: Curt Renz has found the church records for this Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia, family in Hohenacker, Waiblingen Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.  Stumpp, p.524, says they arrived in Russia in 1800 and that the home village was Korb [some 2 miles NE of Waiblingen].

WeisshartFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Strassburg, Elsass.

WeissheimFN: said by the Koehler FSL to be fromUC Bonn.

WeissheimFN: also see Weisheim.

WeissinselFN: said by the 1798 Schwed census (Sw4) to have been from Reinhard, but I could not find her in any FSL.

WeistheimFN: see Weisheim.

WeisweilGL, Emmendingen [Amt], Baden: is 9 miles NW of Emmendingen city, and GCRA thinks it may have been homeUC to the Klipfel who went to Berdorf.  See their book for more detail.

WeiszendorfGL: see Weisendorf.

WeitebachFN: see Wendebach.

Weitenkeller?FN: said by the Jost FSL to be fromUC Magulze?, Schwaben.  Spelled Weidenkeller in 1798 (Mai1798:Nr175).

Weitersburg, Kurpfalz: an unidentified place said by the Dehler FSL to be homeUC to a Hermann, and possibly to a Schaefer? family.  Then only  Weitersburg I can find was in Kurtrier, not in Kurpfalz,  just N of Coblenz.

WeiterstadtGL, Darmstadt: is some 2 miles NW of Darmstadt city, and said by the Bauer FSL to be homeUC to a Klingerstein family.

WeitersweilerGL, Luetzelstein [Amt], Elsass: now Weiterswiller, Alsace, some 4 miles E of Luetzelstein town, and said by KS:410 to have been homeUC to a Rostischer family.

Weithardt/WeidhardtFN{J.Georg}: fromUC Obern-Ohm married in Buedingen on 28 April 1766 Schwing{A.Elisabetha} (Mai&Marquardt#597).  I did not find them in Kulberg or T.  By July 1767 they had settled in Krasnoyar FSL #76 which said he was fromUC Lauterbach.  Jim Pickelhaupt says he has found this manís origin.

Weitlingen, Wilburgstetten [Oberamt, Wuerttemberg Duchy]: is 6 miles SE of Dinkelsbuehl city centre, and was said by the Reinwald FSL to be homeUC to frau Neuwirth{Johannes}.  These places seem to have been in a small island of the Wuerttemberg Duchy (its easternmost holding?) just SE of the lands of Dinkelsbuehl Imperial City.

Weitmach?{Nicolaus}: said by Recruiter Beauregardís list to have been a step-son in the Jung{Philipp} household (Lk78a).  Not found in any FSL and I could not find them or any likely descendant associated with any Volga colony. 

WeitzFN: said by the Pleve and Kromm versions of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be fromUC Nidda, but the Kromm version also gives Eichelsdorf and Schotten as optional origins (pp.28, 34).

Weitz{Hermann+w}: Kulberg85 said they were fromUC Oldenberg.  Not in T or in any published FSL.

WeitzFN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Messelgruebe, Kurmainz.

WeitzFN: said by a Luebeck 1766 baptism record to be the maiden name of Mueller{A.Margaretha} [a first settler of Schwed] (Mai&Marquardt#1316).

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

WeitzebachFN: according to the Buedingen ML this woman fromUC Mainz territory married a Simon man; Stumpp gives her name as Weissebach and Weisebach (Mai&Marquardt#355).  By 1767 this couple was in Kamenka.

WeitzelFN: the Buedingen ML says this woman married an Opper man in 1766; by 1767 this couple was in Dobrinka (Mai&Marquardt#430).

Weitzel{Christoph}: according to Buedingen marriage records Weitzel{Christoph}from Boehnstadt married Kessel{Gerdrauth} fromUC Lydecken 24 May 1766 (Mai & Marquardt #662).  T17-18 records their transport from Oranienbaum to Saratov, during which trip he died.  Ruth Schultz found this widow listed in the Norka FSL #178 as the then wife of Kuch{Lorenz}, in the 1775 Norka census #194 as wife of Kunz{Lorenz}, and in the 1798 census #204 as the wife of Kuhn{Lorenz} (Mai1798:Nr204).

WeitzelFN{Christian}: said by the Norka FSL (#172) to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).    For 1798 see Mai1798:Nr41 and 188.

Weitzel{Jacob}FN:  T15-16 records his transport with wife from Oranienbaum to Saratov. Said by the Norka FSL (#162) to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).   For 1798 see Mai1798:Nr38 and 201.  Dr. Ruth Schultz using Boenstadt church records proved he was born and baptized in Boenstadt, [Isenburg-Waechtersbach County], returning to Calbach after marriage and before going to Russia.

Weitzel{Christoph}: according to Buedingen marriage records Weitzel{Christoph}from Boehnstadt married Kessel{Gerdrauth} from Lydecken 24 May 1766 (Mai & Marquardt #662).  T17-18 records their transport from Oranienbaum to Saratov, during which trip he died.  Ruth Schultz found the widow listed in the Norka FSL #178 as the then wife of Kuch{Lorenz}.

WeitzelFN: also see Wenzel.

Weiwer/Wekwer/WeilerFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Runau(?).

WeizFN: according to the Goebel FSL this orphan lived with a Reiss family fromUC Seligenstadt, Kurmainz.

WeizFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Stickersrusen?, Kurtrier.

WeizelFN: see Wenzel.

Weizern, Freiberg Barony: see Freiberg Barony and Weizersen.

Weizersen?, Grindlanos?: an unidentified place said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be homeUC to the Sereisbar? family.  A long shot Ö was this Weizern, Freiberg Barony??

Weizwanal?GL, Isenburg: an unidentified place said by the Dreispitz FSL to be homeUC to a Diel family.

WekeserFN: see Wasserer.

WekesserFN: see Wasserer.

WekwerFN: said Weiwer.

Welde FN: see Weldi.

Weldenbach{Gottlieb}FN: may have been the offspring of an early Zurich settler family.  In 1798 he was said to be from Zurich (Mai1798:Kd15) Ėbut the family name does not appear in the Kind FSL and he himself is too young to be in a FSL.

WeldiFN{Christian}: said by the Dietel FSL (#1) to be fromUC Holzhausen, Darmstadt.  In 1797 and 1798 spelled Welde (Mai1798:Mv429, Dt39, 25, 82).  In 1798 the wifeís maiden name was given as Fuchs (Dt39).

Weldi{Valentin}: Kulberg5 said he was single fromUC Nassau-Saarbruecken and went to Lavonia. 

WelferodeGL: said by the Mueller FSL to be homeUC to a Kiserling? family.  There is a Welferode some 19 miles S of Kassell city.

Welge?FN{Katharina}: the 1798 Norka census gives this as the maiden name of the wife of  Isenburgenisch Breitenstein{J.Heinrich} (Mai1798:Nr175).

Welgesheim?GL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Gerling family.  This place probably was in Kurpfalz some 15 miles SW of Mainz city.

WelkenbachGL, Kurpfalz: said by the Bauer FSL to be homeUC to a Burg family.  This may be the Welkenbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, that is some 19 miles NNE of Koblenz city.

WelkerFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Hessen (no locality mentioned).

WelkerFN: also see Wilke.

WelkersGL, Hessen: see Verg.

Welksch{Peter}: listed in the 1798 Seelmann census (Sm19) but I could not find him in any FSL.

Welle{Johanna} FN:  listed in the 1772 Pobochnaya first settlersí list as the wife of Rutti{Samuel} (pb11). 

WellerFN: said by the Dinkel FSL to be fromUC Schoenberg(?), Mecklenburg.

Weller FN: said by the 1798 Laub census to be the maiden name of frau Schumann (Mai1798:Lb13).

WellerFN: said by the Straub FSL to be an orphan in the Straub{J.Heinrich} household.

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

WellerFN: also seeVoeller  and Webler.

WellerodeGL: see Wallerode.

Wellinger{J.Adam}: the Recruiter Beauregard list (Lk69) said he was fromUC Bassenheim and went to Wittmann in 1768. They may have been Wittmann first settlers, but I did not find them in Mai1798.

Wellstein? GL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Schultheis family.  Kuhlberg said this was in Hessen.

WelsFN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC Thalhausen.

WelsFN: also see Welz.

WelschFN: said by KS:482 to have gone to Glueckstal; but the GCRA could not find him there.

WelschFN{Johannes}: Corina Hirt proved he was born in 1722 in Maulbronn, the son of {J.Jacob}, and on 3 Feb 1750 married {M.Margaretha} the daughter of Kluge{G.Balthasar} in Oelbronn where their 4 sons were born and baptised (CVGS, Schaefer, Welsch).  Lutheran, from Wuerttemberg, he arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1761; later with wife {Margaretha} and 4 sons he left for Russia (EEE p.642).  By 6 August 1766 he, wife {M.Katharina sic} and 3 children had settled at Schaefer FSL #21 which said he was fromUC Maulbronn, Wuerttemberg [Duchy].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sf23 (his son {Johannes}, 25 and 22.

Welsch{A.Sophia FN: see Hauck{A.Sophia}.

Welsch{M.Magdalena}FN: a possible early settler of Zuerich this widow left in 1786 (Mai1798:Mv3086).  In 1798 she is listed in Mai1798:Or64.

Welschdorff GL: is some 1 mile SE of Schiltach, Baden Wuerttemberg, and said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to a Scharmann woman who married a Scharmann in 1766; they later went to Huck (Mai & Marquart #522).

Welscherketz?FN: said by the Herzog FSL to be fromUC Kronach, Bamberg.  Darrell Brungardt says this name was somehow confused or mistranslated.  He believes it should be Goetz and thinks the wifeís maiden name was Frank.

WelschneudorfGL: see Welzigdorf.

Welshofen?, Kurpfalz: said by the Keller FSL to be homeUC to Scherer{Antonette} and a Schwarz family.  This surely is a misrendering of Westhofen, Kurpfalz.

WeltFN: listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:670, 482) with no origin.  Using FHL(1,457,485-6), the GCRA proved origin in Pfaeffingen, Herrenberg [Amt], Wuerttemberg. See the GCRA book for more detail.  Also spelled Velde.

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

Welt GL, [Schleswig-]Holstein [Royal Duchy]: is 26 km SW of Husum city, and was said by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be homeUC to the Jensen{Matthias} family.

WelterFN: said by the Cheisol FSL to be fromUC Trier, no locality given.  Spelled Walter in 1798 (Mai1798:Gf21).

WeltersburgGL, Isenburg: said by the Kraft FSL to be homeUC to a Hahn family.  This probably is Weltersburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, some 19 miles NE of Koblenz, in which case Isenburg surely is wrong.

Weltz FN: they were recorded as having come from Schaefer in 1793 (Mai1798:Mv2525,Ur14), but I could not find them in any published FSL.

WelzFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Leeswig, Anhalt-Zerbst with a Korn wife.

WelzFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Trugermuende(?), Brandenburg with a Per? wife fromUC Rosslau.  A Rosslau ML says this Wels man married a Leo woman in 1765 (Mai&Marquardt#878).

Welzheim [Amt]GL, Schwabisch Gmuend: ws 8.5 miles NW of Schwabisch Gmuend city.

Welzigdorf?GL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Korn family.  Kuhlberg said this was in Hessen.  There was a Welschneudorf some 4.5 miles S of Montabaur town.

Wembach, Lichtenberg Amt, Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate: is 12 km SE of Damstardt city centre.  Danish records say this was homeUC to Daniel{J.Wendel/Wetzel} who settled first in Denmark and then in Schilling, as well as home to Dreher{Johannes} whose son {Nicolaus}was listed in Beideck in 1775.

Wemelik?GL: an unidentified place said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Hogen? family. Kuhlberg said this was in Perlburg?.

WendebachFN: a stepsdaughter listed by the Boregard FSL in the Rausch household.

WendebachGL, Hessen: is some 19 miles ENE of Alsfeld city, and said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Schander family.

Wendeburg?GL: an unidentified place said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Schlamberg family.  There were several places with this or a similar name in the Germanies.

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

WendelFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Karlsburg.

WendelFN{Johann}: said by the Seewald FSL to be a 17-year-old orphan living in the household of his step-father Reser{Conrad} who was said to have bee fromUC Lorch, [Kur-]Mainz.

WendelFN{Johann}: said by the Seewald FSL to be a 7-year-old brother-in-law living in the Hiltenberger{Philipp} household  a man who was said to be fromUC Kuzsel, Zweibruecken..

Wendel{Benedicta Catharina}:  she married a Colberg man in Luebeck in 1765; they were in the Luebeck Transport List but have not been found in any later record (Mai&Marquardt#10). KS137 mistakenly lists her married to Juergens{J.Jacob}.

WendelbergerFN: see Berger.

WendelerFN: see Wendler.

Wendelfeld GL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Diel family.  Kuhlberg said this place was in Nassau.

Wendelsheim: said by a Friedberg ML to be home UC to Becker{Philipp} who married Beuhler{Johannetta E.} on 19 April 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#319).

Wendelsheim, Greweiler County: said by a Friedberg ML to be homeUC to Becker{M.Barbara}who married Blum{J.Philipp} in Friedberg on 11 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#339). this may have been 5 miles WNW of Rottenburg, but at this point Greweiler is completely unknown.

WendelsheimGL, Kurpfalz: is some 20 miles SW of Mainz and is said by the Kautz FSL to be the homeUC of a Miltenberger family.

WendemannFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Bermel, [Kurmainz] with Dreher stepchildren in the household.   Spelled Wiedemann in 1798 and the maiden name of frau Wiedemann, now frau Junck, was given as Grau (Mai1798:Wm9).

WendenGL: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be home to a Fischer family.  There are several Wenden in Germany.

Wendenburg(?), NassauGL: an unidentified place said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Schmidt family.

WendenhammerFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Leipzig with a Werner mother-in-law in the household.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

WenderFN: according to the Goebel FSL this was the maiden name of Beratz (fromUC Weisenau(?), Kurmainz)ís wife.

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

WendlerFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be step-children in the Thueringer household.  Spelled Wendeler in 1780 and 1798 (Mai1798:Mv2053, Om5, 6, Dl3).

Wendtorf(?)GL, Holstein: is some 9 miles NE of Kiel, and said by the Holstein FSL to be homeUC to a Stamor? family.

WenenburgGS: an unidentified country; might this have been  a mistake for Wuerttemburg?  See Eding.

WengerFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Bamberg [Bishopric].  I could not find this man in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Wenger: she married a Schmidt man in Luebeck in 1765; they were in the Transport List but have not been found resident in Russia (Mai&Marquardt#14).

WenigFN: said by the Jost FSL to be fromUC Graefenhain, Sachsen.

WeningsGL, [Isenburg-Birstein County]: said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to one Weber woman who married a Mueller man and another who married an Eberling man, both in 1766; by 1767 these couples were in Norka; Stumpp says it was one of these Mueller men who was from Wenings (Mai&Marquardt#635 and 678).  Said by the Stephan FSL to be homeUC to a Just family. 

WeningsGL, Isenburg[-Birstein County]: is some 6.6 miles NE of Buedingen, and said by the Kukkus FSL to be home to a Krumm family, and by the Walter FSL to be home to the Roth family.  Eleanor Sissell (2005) has verified this report by finding the family in early microfilmed Wenings church records and by visiting this village.  See Vening.  Bonner proved this home to the Diehl wife in the Gerlach couple who married in Aulendiebach and later went to Moor.  Jean Roth used parish records to confirm this origin for the Roth family of Walter.  Betty Schmoll may have proved this home to the Koehler family of  Norka as well.

Wengerot(?)GL, Darmstadt: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be home to a Hartmann family.

WengerGL, Prussia: an unidentified place said by the Merkel FSL to be homeUC to a Wegelin family.  There used to be the towns of Wengern, Wengerz, and Wangerin which are now in Poland and have very different Polish names.

Wengert{Jacob}:  his widow, who later was frau Schaff, was said by the Urbach FSL to may have been fromUC Alzey, Kurpfalz.  So he and surely his Wengert/Wingert daughter must have been too.

WenimherrFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Beckum?.  I could not find this man in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Wenkheim, [Wuerzburg Bishopric (now Baden-Wuerttemberg)]: is 15 km N of Lauda and 8.5 km NNE of Tauberbischofsheim.

Wenner{A.Elis.}: from UC Zeiland, Darmstadt married in Friedberg 22 April 1766 Creutzer{Henrich} (Mai&Marquardt#329).  Nor later source found for them.

WenrichFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Erbach (no locality mentioned), and a daughter married Krenter.

WenrichFN: see also Weinrich.

Wens?{Franz}: said by Recruiter Beauregardís list to have been fromUC Oberelbert, Darmstadt? (Lk109). Not found in any FSL and I could not find them or any likely descendant associated with any Volga colony.

WensenFN: the Katharinenstadt FSL says this stepson was living in a Meier family fromUC Manzenburg(?).

Wentserich FN: see Wenzerich.

Wentz{A.Maria}: this widow was listed in 1788 in Seelmann but I could not find her in any FSL.

Wentz/Wendtz/Wenz{J.Peter}: Corina Hirt proved that in 1716 he was born to {Christoph} and his Kleen wife {A.Katharina} in Graben and married there in 1729 to Kaerger/Karcher{Margaretha}, and that their first five children were born there (CGVS, Dobrinka, Wenz/Wentz). Catholic, fromUC Graben, Baden-Durlach Margraviate, arrived in Schleswig city, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1761.  His first wife {Margaretha} nee Kaercher died in 1762.  His 2nd wife was {Christina}. With 3 children, this couple in June 1763 requested permission to leave Denmark and in 1764 left (EEE pp.342-343).   In a party of 6 families fromUC [Baden-]Durlach in 1764 they were sent on to the Saratov area as part of  the group of colonists transported under the command of  Captain Paykul and Cornet Rehbinder (KS:82).  By April 1765 they had settled in Dobrinka FSL #5, which said he was fromUC Grab, Dnelaschni(?)  Their son {Georg} and wife were then living at FSL #35 which said he was fromUC Graben, Durlach.  EEE p. 653 said {Peter} was the brother of  {M.Elisabeth} who had  arrived in Denmark as the wife of Ziegler{J.Georg} and later, as a widow, married Keller{Georg Michel} in Denmark in Dec 1762.  For 1798 see his son {G.Heinrich} at Mai1798:Db32).

WentzFN: also see Wenz.

WentzerFN: see Wetzel.

WentserichFN: see Wenzerich.

WentzelFN: said by the Volmer FSL to be fromUC Alzey, Kurpfalz.  Also spelled Wenzel.

Wentzel{Charlotte}: married Elsasser{Jakob} 15 March 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#435).    I did not find them in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

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

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

WentzelFN: also see Wenzel.

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

Wentzerich FN: see Wenzerich.

Wentzert FN: see Wenzerich.

WenzFN: settled in 1817 in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Muhlhausen, Vaihingen parish, Wuerttemberg.

WenzFN: said by the Kolb FSL to be fromUC Kronberg, Zweibruecken.

WenzFN: see also Wentz.

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

Wenzel/WeizelFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

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

Wenzel{Christian}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have come fromUC Rheinweiler and to have gone to Bettinger in 1768 (Lk162); so he may have been among the Bettinger first settlers.   I could not identify him or any descendant in Mai1798.

WenzelFN: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Nordhausen.  I did not identify his 1798 whereabouts.

WenzelFN: said by the Caesarsfeld FSL to be fromUC Breckenheim.

WenzelFN: said by the Dobrinka FSL to be fromUC Stanewo(?), Vierstammstadt(?).  This may later have been spelled Weitzel (Mai1798:Db73)?  If this was a Weitzel then he and his Michaels wife had a daughter baptisted in Luebeck in 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1297).

WenzelFN: said by the Galka FSL to be an orphaned brother of frau Ladner{Konrad} whose maiden name is also given as Wenzel.  Spelled Wentzel in 1766 (Marquardt#407).

Wenzel{Michael}: this single brother-in-law of Ladner{Conrad} arrived with him in Russia 4 July 1766 (Kuhlberg2290).  Not found in T.  He was still single in {Conrad}ís household 27 July 1767 (Galka FSL #44a).

Wenzel{Elisabeth}: mother-in-law of Ladmer{Conrad}, she arrived with him in Russia 4 July 1766 (Kulberg2290).  She apparently died or remarried prior to 27 July 1767.

Wenzel{E./Magdalena}: arrived in Russia 4 July 1766 as the wife of Ladner{Conrad} along with her mother {Elisabeth}  (Kulberg2290).

WenzelFN: Curt Renz has found the church records for this Hoffnungstal, Bessarabia, family in Neulautern, Weinsberg Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.  KS524, says they arrived in Russia in 1807.

Wenzel FN {Christian}: said by the Keller FSL to be fromUC Scheer?, Oesterreich. .  For 1798 see (Mai1798:Nk49).

WenzelFN{Kaspar}: was listed by the Keller FSL without origin.

WenzelFN: said by the Kraft FSL to be fromUC Amt Breitenbach, Darmstadt.

WenzelFN{Georg}: said (no locality mentioned) by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Coburg?.

WenzelFN{Peter}: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Berstadt.  For 1798 see Mai1798: Nb17 which gives the wifeís maiden name as Renz.

Wenzel{Konard}: listed in the 1798 Seelmann census (Sm26, 24 and 15) but I could not find him in any FSL.

Wenzel{J.Gottfried}: the Pleve transcription of the  Stahl-am-Karaman FSK (#18) says he was fromUC Langensalza, [Kur-]Sachsen. The first transcription of that FSL said he was Vitsel fromUC Sachsen.

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

WenzelFN: also see Wentzel.

WenzeleFN: said by the Mariental FSL to be fromUC Poduch?, Kurmainz. 

WenzenbachGL: an unidentified place said by the Hildmann FSL to be homeUC to a Burgund family.  The only place I can find with this exact name is 6 miles NE of Regensburg city and probably was part of the lands of Regensburg Imperial Abbey, although it could have been in Kurbayern.

WenzenburgGL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Fei family.

Wenzerich(t)/ Wentserich /Wentzerich/Wentzert/Weinzert FN {J.Adam}: Reformed, fromUC Schriesheim, Heidelberg Oberamt, Kurpfalz, arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in May 1760.  With wife and son, he was last recorded in Denmark in April 1763 (EEE p.6d43-644).  By Sept 1764 they were settled in Anton FSL #17 which said he was fromUC Heidelberg Oberamt, Kurpfalz.  Spelled Wentserich in 1798 (Mai1798:An16 and 17).

WenzlowGL: said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to a Schmidt family, and possibly a Schleuning family. There are two Wenzlow in Brandenburg: one some 44 miles WSW and the other some 21 miles SE, of Berlin centre.

Wepblank?GL: an unidentified place said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Stitz? family.

WerbachFN: said by the Hildman FSL to be fromUC Gmuend (Wuerttemberg) [Imperial City].  For 1798 see {Michael} (Mai1798:Hd18, Kl58) and  {Christian} (Hd7).

WerbachGL, [Wuerzburg Bishopric?]: is some 16 miles SE of Wuerzburg city, and said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Roerich family.

WerbellinGL, is some 22 miles NNE of Berlin, said by the Frank FSL to be in the state of Brandenburg and to be homeUC to a Blesau? family.

Werbitske{Michael}: listed as an illegitimate 19-year old in the 1798 Seelmann census (Sm51).  Neither parent was indicated and I could not find the family name in any FSL.

WerchauGL, Kur Trier: this surely was a misrendering of Werschau.

Werthe? UC, Darmstadt: this might have been a mistake for Werschau.

Werchnaja DobrinkaVV:  a Russian name for DreispitzVV.

Werchnaja GraesnuchaVV: a variation of the Russian name for KraftVV.

Werchnaja KulalinkaVV: a version of the Russian name for HolsteinVV.

Werd{Jacob+w}: Kulberg41 said they were Reformed fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Not found in T. Said by the Brabander FSL (#3) to be Catholic fromUC Burghausen, Wuerzburg.  Spelled Wett in 1798 (Mai1798:Bn25).

WerdaGL: said by the Buedingen ML to have been homeUC to a Ruhl man who may have gone to Kraft (Mai&Marquardt#646).

WerdaGL, Truembach: said by the Buedingen ML to be homeUC to the Albrecht man and Wagner woman who married in 1766; by 1767 this couple was in Dobrinka (Mai&Marquardt#626).

WerdaGL: see also Wehrda.

WerdenGL, Frankreich: an unidentified place said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Prepot family.  Might this be Verdun some 69 miles SW of Trier?

WerdenbergGL: an unidentified place said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be homeUC to a Deible family.  Kuhlburg says the state was Wuerzburg.

WerderVV: see Belowescher Kolonien.

WerdorfGL, [Solms-]Braunfels [Principality].  : is some 5 miles N of Braunfels city, and said by the Kukkus FSL to be home to a Heinrich family.  Confirmed, with information provided by Eric Hahn who was hired by Joan Knizek, taken from Werdorf Reformed Lutheran Church records and from Solms-Branunfels Castle civil records in Braunfels,  as home to both this Heinrich and his Rupp wife, in Werdorf Reformed Lutheran Church records and in Solms-Branunfels Castle civil records in Braunfels. This information Joan shared with Robert J. Heinrich who first provided it to this Project.

WerenwagFN: see Werwag.

Werfel/Wuerffel/Wuerschel/WuervelFN{J.Jacob}: Reformed, fromUC Bruchhausen, Heidelberg Oberamt, Kurpfalz, arrived at Viborn, Juetland Royal Province in Oct 1759.l  With wife {A.Barbara} and 2 daughters, he requested permission to leave the German colonies in Denmark in April 1763 (EEE p.650).  By Sept 1764 they had settled in Anton FSL#20, which said he was  fromUC Mosbach Oberamt, Kurpfalz.  In 1798 the maiden name of the wife was given as Bletekh? (Mai1798:An30); further 1798 references are: An43, 26, St10, 41 and Bd57

WergensrechFN: see Rech.

Wergheim/Werkheim(?)GL, Kur Trier: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be home to a Gaal? family.  Also spelled Gall.

WerkelGL: said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Wagner{Adam} family.  Said by Kuhlberg to be in Hessen.  This place probably was in Hessen-Kassel Landgraviate some 13 miles SW of Kassel city.

WerkheimGL: see Wergheim

WermFN: see Worms.

WermenGL, Lothringen: an unidentified place said by the Brabander FSL to be homeUC to a Heckenbinder family.

Wern(?)GL, Isenburg: an unidentified place said by the Kraft FSL to be homeUC to a Reichart/Reichert family.

WernaGL: see Werne.

WernardFN: the Rohleader FSL said she was a widowed mother in the Schaefer household.

WernbornGL: is 2 miles NE of Usingen town and was said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have been homeUC to the Bender{Philipp} family (Lk36), who may have been first settlers in Obermonjou.  Said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have been homeUC to the Dinges{Anton) family (Lk108) ; who may have been  Wittmann first settlers; Kuhlberg said this was in Bassenheim (Lk108).

Wernborn, Kurmainz: said by the Dehler FSL to be homeUC to Becker{Philipp}, Dehler, and Wirt families.  Same place as the previous entry.  At the time Kurmainz evidently held title to some or all of the Walbott von Bassenheim holdings.

Wernborn-bei-UsingenGL: is 2 miles NE of Usingen town and said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be homeUC to a Ikes family.  Same place as the previous two entries.

Wernborn, [Waldbott Barony]:

Wernborner{Ludwig Balthasar}: Kulberg p.38 does not give an origin for this pastor.   Not listed in T or in any published FSL.

Wernburg, Neustaedt[er Kreis, Kursachsen]:said by the Enders FSL to be homeUC to frau Brant.

Wernburg, [Neustaedter Kreis, Kursachsen]: is 14 km ENE of Saalfeld city and was said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to frau Richter.

WerneGL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Lappegan/Lategan family.  This might have been Werne-an-der-Lippe in Muenster Bishopric some 12 miles NE of Dortmund city, or it could have been Werna in Hohnstein County some 6 miles NE of Nordhausen city.

Werne[sic?], Holstein[sic?]: an unidentified place said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to frau Goldmann.  I could not find a Werne which had been in any Holstein country.

WernerFN: said by the Boaro FSL to be fromUC Zerbst (no locality mentioned).   Spelled Werner in 1786 and 1798 (Mai1798: Mv311, Kn29).

WernerFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Biedesheim, Kurmainz.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bn37.

Werner{Johann}FN: said by the Cheisol FSL to be fromUC Saarburg, [Kur-]Trier.

Werner{Johannes and Christoph}FN: said by the Cheisol FSL to be stepsons of Stoller and to be fromUC Wuerzburg, [probably the Bishopric not city].

WernerFN: said by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:671, 483) to be fromUC Wuertingen, Reutlingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  However, using FHL(1,457,469), the GCRA proved origin in Moessingen, Tuebingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  See the GCRA book for more detail.

WernerFN: not found in an FSL but was in the 1775 Grimm census #66.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Gm26.

Werner/WoernerFN: arrived in South Russia in 1819; later settled in Gueldendorf, Odessa; family records found by Curt Renz in Bleichstetter and in Sirchingen, both in Urach Oberamt, Wuerttemberg.

WernerFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Goenningen(?).

WernerFN: the Katharinenstadt FSL says he was a stepson living in a Pracht household fromUC Gruenberg, Darmstadt.

WernerFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Kunbach(?), Pfalz.

WernerFN said by the Kautz FSL to be fromUC Bliesdalheim, Kurpfalz.

WernerFN: said by the Keller FSL to be fromUC Hesseneck?, Kurmainz.

WernerFN: said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be fromUC Darmstadt (no locality mentioned).

Werner{Nicolaus+w+4c}: Kulberg153 said they were fromUC Gruenberg.  Not found in T.  By May 1767 he had died and his widow had remarried to Pracht{Johann} (ka76 & 76a).

Werner{Katharina}: listed in 1798 as the wife of Grast/Grost{Georg} (Mai1798:Lz38). In 1768 she probably was in Lk95.

Werner{Philipp}: by the Recruiter Beauregardís list to have been fromUC Niederusel?, [Frankfurt Imperial City] (Lk95).  For 1767 see T1840-1841.  The name was spelled Werner in 1775 (Mai1798:Mv1601), and both Wierner (Lz2 where the  wifeís maiden name is given as Reichmesser) and Werner in 1798 (Lz38, 43 and Om43).  They are found in no FSL and no earlier colony is indicated; so were likely one of Luzernís first settler families.

WernerFN: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Koffeld.

WernerFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be a mother-in-law in the Wendenhammer household.

WernerFN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC Reinberg.

WernerFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Florstadt.  For 1796 and 1798 see Mai1798: Mv2997,Wr21,Lw11.  According to the 1798 Warenburg census the wifeís maiden name was Zeigman (Wr21).

Werner{Eleonora}: fromUC Lautern, Erbach County married Grentz{J.Adam} 22 April 1766 in Friedberg (Mai&Marquardt#331).  Not found in any later source.

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

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

WernerholdFN: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Obernubel?.  For 1798 see Mai1798: Nm34

Wernheim?, [Kur-]Trier: an unidentified place said by the Dehler FSL to be homeUC to a Roethler family.

Wernigerode-im-Harz: is 26 km ESE of Goslar city and was the seat of the county of the same name.

Wernigerode CountyGS: this small country lay a bit to the E of the Imperial City of Goslar.  In 1714 its Count surrendered control of his finances and military to Prussia, which similarly controlled the Magdeburg Duchy which lay further east.

WerreFN: said by KS:483 to be from Entringen, Tuebingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg and went to Bergdorf.  The GCRA verified this origin using FHL 1,475,170-1; see their book for detail.

WersauGL, Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate: is some 11 miles SE of Darmstadt city and 3 miles N of Fraenkisch-Crumbach and home to two Beckers {J.Jakob, Johannes}; both left Fraenkisch-Crumbach for Russia in 1766 (Giegl); Johannes and his Eidemueller wife settled in Bauer (FSL #34); also see Werthe.

WerschauGL, said by the Shcherbakovka FSL to be homeUC to the  Hanschuh{J.Peter} and {Johannes}  families.  This is the same place as the next entry.

Werschau-bei-Limburg, [Kurtrier]: now in Hessen: is some 7.5 km SE of Limburg city and 50 miles NW of Wersau, Darmstadt, also now Hessen.  This is the same place as the previous entry.  Said by the Preuss FSL to be homeUC to a Patt/Batt/Bott? family.

WerschinkaVV: see VershinkaVV or KautzVV.

Werse, [Muenster Bishopric]: said by the Galka FSL to be homeUC to a Beichel family.  The Werse River flowed S to N through the Muenster Bishopric spawning a village of that name near its headwaters near Beckum town, and a suburb of the same name on the W side of Muenster city.

WertFN: listed by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#98) and KS:395 with no origin. Using FHL#245,507, the GCRA proved their origin in Wirsitz, Posen Department, Prussia.  Also spelled Wirt. See the GCRA book for more.

WertFN: see Wuertz, Werth, or Wirth.

Wert?GL, Nuernberg: an unidentified place said by the Jost FSL to be homeUC to a Meier family.

Eckart/Eckhardt/EckertFN{J.Hinrich/G.Heinrich?}: married Werth{Marg.} 22 May 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#1185).  Eckhardt{Johann & Catharina} arrived in Russia 4 July 1766 he said  to be fromUC Isenburg (Kulberg1504). Not found in T.  By 7 June 1767 {J.Heinrich & Katharina} had settled at Neidermonjou FSL #18, he said to be fromUC Isenburg [County].  In 1798 Eckhardt{Georg Heinrich} and Werth wife{Katharina} are still in Neidermonjou (Mai1798:Nm04). 

WerthFN{Jacob}: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Spielberg, [Isenburg County?].

WerthFN{Katarina}: said by the Neidermonjou 1798 census to be the maiden name of frau Eckhardt.

WerthFN{Magdalena}: said (no locality mentioned) by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Isenburg [County].  I could not find her in the 1798 censuses.

WerthFN{Marg./Margaret/Catharina?/Katharina?}: married Werth{J.Hinrich} 22 May 1766 in Luebeck (Mai&Marquardt#1185).  Eckhardt{Johann & Catharina} arrived in Russia 4 July 1766 he said  to be fromUC Isenburg (Kulberg1504). Not found in T.  By 7 June 1767 {J.Heinrich & Katharina} had settled at Neidermonjou FSL #18, he said to be fromUC Isenburg [County].  In 1798 Eckhardt{Georg Heinrich} and Werth wife{Katharina} are still in Neidermonjou (Mai1798:Nm04). 

WerthFN{Konrad}: said by the Norka FSL to be a brother-in-law living in the Preisendorf household.  For 1798 see Mai1798(Mai1798:Nr87).

Werth{Eva E}FN: said by the 1798 Norka census to be the maiden name of frau Preisendorf (Mai1798:Nr177). 

Werth{Conrad}FN: mentioned without an indicated origin by the Rosenheim FSL in which his widow was wife of Scheidt{Johannes} and his daughter was a step-daughter in that household.

Werth{Valentin}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have come fromUC Mering?  and to have gone to Schoenchen in 1768 (Lk90), which makes them likely Schoenchen first settlers. A likely son remained in Schoenchen in 1798 (Mai1798:Sn42).

Werth{A.Elisabeth+2c}: Kulberg160 said this widow  was fromUC Gruenberg.  Not found in T.  Not identified in any published FSL Ö if still alive she probably had remarried and was listed under her new married name.

WerthFN: also see Wert, Werz, Wirth, and Wurtz.

Werthe(?)GL, Darmstadt: said by the Bauer FSL to be homeUC to a Becker family.  This proven by a contemporary Fraenkisch-Crumbach minister to be Wersau, Hessen (Mai&Marquardt#1278).

Wertheim [County]GS: in the 1760s was a small state seated in the city of the same name which was some 19 miles W of Wuerzburg city in the old Franconian area.  It was owned by the Counts of Loewenstein-Wertheim-Virneberg.  None of the following entries mention any locality: Said by the Koehler FSL to be homeUC to Glueck, Hartwig, and possibly to Heger and Heindorf families.  Said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be homeUC to a Puhl? family.  Said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be homeUC to a Deible family; Kuhlburg said it was in Franken.  Said by Recruiter Beauregardís list to have been homeUC to Leinert{Conrad} and his siblings (Lk61);  not found in any FSL and I could not find them or any likely descendant associated with any Volga colonyThe Buedingen ML said this was home to a Poehlen man and an Albert woman.  See Loewenstein-Wertheim-Virneburg County.

Wertizhausen?GL: an unidentified place said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Petri family.

WertzFN: see Wirtz and Wuertz.

WerveGL: is 11 miles NE of Dortmund city, and was said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Hirsch family.

WerwagFN: listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:677, 483) with no origin.  Using FHL(1,596,075), the GCRA proved origin in Reutlingen, Reutlingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg. See the GCRA book for more detail.  Also spelled Werenwag.

WerweinFN: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Krailshausen?.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Nm26.

WerzFN:  said by the Koehler FSL to be the maiden name of frau Leister. Her family namewas rendered as Merz in 1798 (Mai1798:Kl40).

WerzFN: also see Wert, Werth, Wirth, and Wurtz.

WerzenburgGL, France: an unidentified place said by the Pfeifer FSL to be homeUC to a Kippes family.  This may be Wissembourg, Alcase, some 20 miles W of Karlsruhe.

WerznitzGL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be homeUC to a Schneider{Leonhard} family.  There was at least two Werznitzs, both in Brandenburg Duchy, one 19 miles W of Berlin city centre, and one 89 miles W.

Wesch FN: said by the Stephan FSL to be fromUC Quedlinburg [Abbey].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Sv40.

WeschnitzGL, Hessen, is 6 miles W of Erbach in the Odenwald Forest, and is said by the Roethling FSL to be homeUC to a Rubrecht family.

WeselFN: said by the Franzosen FSL to be the maiden name of frau Lebloine{Joseph}.

Wesel FN: also see Wetzel.

WeselGL: an unidentified place said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to a Mueller{J.Christian}family with an orphan von Rau boy in the household.  There were at least four Wesels in the Germanies.

WeseritzGL: see Wiseritz.

Wesin(?)GL, Baden-Durlach: an unidentified place said by the Dinkel FSL to be homeUC to Ries families.

Weske(?)GL, Wuerttemberg: an unidentified place said by the Dinkel FSL to be homeUC to a Zern? family.

WeslauerFN: said by the Hildmann FSL to be the maiden name of frau Gottfried, although the 1798 census renders that name as Neslauer? (Mai1798:Hd8).

Wesmann?FN said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Stockholm, Schweden.

Wesni(?)GL, Wuerzburg, Bavaria: an unidentified place said by the Roethling FSL to be homeUC to a Roeberlein family.

Wessel FN: see Wetzel.

Wesselburen, Holstein[-Gottorp Duchy]: is 48 km WSW of Rendsburg city and was said by the Schaefer FSL to be homeUC to the Hennings family.

Westenburg(?), Leiningen: see Leiningen-Westerburg.

Wester(A.Eliesabeth)FN: Bonner proved that she was baptized in Neu-Isenburg, [Isenburg-Birstein Principality] on 25 April 1745 as  Vester{A.Elisabeth} the daughter of Jean Jacob Vester & Ursule Tiber. She married in Buedingen on 7 April 1766 Galloy(Pierre), (Mai&Marquardt#489). KS129 spells it Neu-Isenburg saying it was near Offenbach (now in Hesse). The Moor FSL (#30) says he wasa Gallowa fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned) .  In 1798 the family name was given as Galufa and the wifeís maiden name was given as Weiss (Mai1798:Mo53). 

WesterbergGL: see Westerburg.

WesterburgGL: an unidentifed place said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to Keskel? and Russ/Ross? families.  Said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a Fricke family. Said by the Kano FSL to be homeUC to two Keskel and a Schuster family.  There are at least three Westerburgs and four Westerbergs in Germany; however, this may have been Wettaburg.

Westerburg?: an unidentified place said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have been homeUC to the Weig{Adam} family (Lk103);  they might have been Grimm first settlers?  See previous entry.

WesterburgGL,  Neu-Leiningen-Westerburg County: is 22 km NW of Runkel town and may have been the seat of Neu-Leiningen-Westerburg County.

Westerhilden?GL: an unidentified place said by the Galka FSL to be homeUC to a Fried family.

WesternkottenGL, Lippstadt: is some 2 miles S of Lippstadt city in North Rhine-Westpahlia, and said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Kaltner family.

WesterwaldGL: is a huge old forest to the E and NE of Koblenz city on the E side of the Rhine River.

Westerwald-Neuwied: this was the Neuwied-Runkel County in the Westerwald (forest).

WesterwallerFN: the Buedingen ML says she married a Lorringel man; by later in 1766 this couple was in Doenhof; Stumpp gives her name both as Westerweller and Westerwaeller. (Mai&Marquardt#526).

Westerweller: shemarried Schmidt{PhilippWilhm.} in Luebeck in 1765; they have not been found resident in Russia (Mai&Marquardt#26).

WesterwellerFN: also see Westerwaller.

WestfalFN: said by the Kratzke FSL to be fromUC Rupen/RiebenGL, Brandenburg.

Westfalen [Duchy]GS in English is Westphalia, a duchy possessing a broad area of north Germany around Ansberg and Meschede.  Said (no locality mentioned)  by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to Langeís wife.  Said by Kulberg89 to be homeUC to Tegemann{Wilhelm+w+4c} Reformed. This duchy seems to have been a wholly owned subsidiary of Kurkoeln during the 1760s.

Westfalen Province: aka Westphalia, was occupied by Prussia and its allies in 1813 and was a Prussian Province 1816-1946.

Westge(?)GL, is an unidentified locality which, according to the Frank FSL, was in area of Klosterbesitz(?), in the state of Isenburg(?): and was homeUC to a Steinmetz family.

WesthausenFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Mecklenburg (no locality mentioned).

Westhausen GL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to a  Rausch family and possibly to a Wendebach family.  There were at least six Westhausens in Germany but the most likely might be 4.5 miles NW of Aalen city.

Westheim near Truemberg: both are 21 km NW of Schweinfurt city.  Truemberg, now Trimberg, is just 2.5 km NE of Westheim.  Both in 1766 were within Kurbayern (i.e. the Grand Duchy of Bavaria).  Westheim was said to be homeUC to Stet{Margaretha} who married Heilmann{Hans Adam} 14 May 1766 in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#631).

WesthofenGL: an unidentified place said by the Ernestinendorf FSL to be homeUC to a Hufnagel family.  Kuhlberg said this was in Hessen, but I could find no such place in lands that had been either Landgraviate,  Hessen-Darmstadt or Hessen-Kassel.

Westhofen, Kurpfalz: is some 6.5 miles NW of Worms city, and said by the Dehler FSL to be homeUC to a Stoessel/Stetzel family.  Said by the Keller FSL to be homeUC to Scherer{Johannes}.

WesthoffenGL, Elsass: is some 14 miles WNW of Strasbourg, and said by the Dietel FSL to be homeUC to a Stenzel and possibly a Stirz? family.

West HollandGS: this may have referred generally to the part of Holland now covered by the provinces of North Holland and South Holland Ė generally N and S and W of Amsterdam and Rotterdam.

Westhuber(?): an unidentified place said by Kulberg58 to be homeUC to Schmidt{Jacob+w} Reformed.

WestingshausenFN: see Weisheim.

WestingsheimFN: see Weisheim.

Westlanger, Baden-Durlach: an unidentified place said by the Galka FSL to be home to a Klaus/Kloss family.

WestmannFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Libau, Kurland.

WestphaleFN: said by the Dehler FSL to be fromUC Metz, Lothringen.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

WestphaliaGS, in German is Westfalen.

Westpruessen: was occupied by Sweden 1703-1709, and mostly controlled by Sweden 1709-72, when it was annexed by the Prussian Kingdom.  In 1829 it was united with Ostpreussen and the new entitiy became the Prussian province of Preussen.

West Prussia GL: see Westpruessen.

Wetau: an unidentified place said by Kulberg124 to be homeUC to Sollbach{J.Christian+w+1c} Catholic.

Wetel FN: see Wetzel.

Wetgra(?)GL, Isenburg: an unidentified place said by the Krasnoyar FSL to be homeUC to a Bauer family.

WetlauferFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Hessen (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Wetleifer in 1798 (Mai1798:Nr15 and Kk20).

WetleiferFN: see Wetlaufer.

WettFN: see Werd.

WettaburgGL: is some 3 miles SSE of Naumburg city.  The old maps make it unclear whether this was in the territory of Kursachsen or of Altenburg Duchy.

WettenbeckFN: see Wittenbeck.

WetterFN: said by the Kukkus FSL to be fromUC Marbach(?), Isenburg.  This man is said by a Friedberg ML to be fromUC Perlenburg and to have married in 1766 a Nicodemus woman fromUC Mehlbach (Mai&Marquardt#343).

Wetter?, Hessen[-Kassel Landgraviate]: is 70 km SW of Kassel city and was said by the Susannental FSL to be homeUC to a Mueller{J.Georg} family. 

WetterauGL, Hesse: the area around Friedberg, Hesse.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be homeUC to a Hahn/Honn family.

WetterburgGL: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Keskel? family.  Pleve thought this might be Wettaburg; I think he is right.

WettermannFN: said by the Kano FSL to be fromUC Kopenhagen, Daenemark.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Wettermann \FN: said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be fromUC Kopenhagen.  I could not find this family in the 1798 censuses.

Wettersbach(?)GL, [Baden-] Durlach [Margraviate]: a place incorporated into Karlsruhe city in 1975 and as Uwettersbach said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to an Utz family.

Wettersborn(?)GL, Baden-Baden: an unidentified place said by the Dietel FSL to be homeUC to a Spreuer family.

WetzeFN: see Wetzel.

WetzelFN said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Stengerat(?), Hessen-Darmstadt.  If this family shares roots with the Wetzel family from Kamenka, then this is Seligenstadt, now in the state of Hesse, some 18 miles NE of Darmstadt.

Wetzel/Wesel/Wessel/WetelFN{Johannes}: Lutheran, fromUC Wuerttemberg thence viaUC the Durlach area, arriving at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1761.  With wife {Regina} and 4 childdren, he sought permission to leave Denmark in April 1765.  Before the 1775 census they had settled in Grimm (1775 census #53) (EEE p.644).

WetzelFN: said by the Jost FSL to be fromUC Litschen, Sachsen.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

WetzelFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Seligenstadt.  If this family shares roots with the Wetzel family from Frank, then this is Seligenstadt, Hesse, some 18 miles NE of Darmstadt.

WetzelFN: said by the Husaren FSL to be fromUC Aschaffenburg.   In 1798 Wetzel was used in Mai1798:Hn30, but it was Wetze in Hn22, and Wentzer in Km27.

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

WetzlarGS: a small independent city-state.  The city is some 7 miles W of Giessen, Hessen.  Said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Bueser family.  Said by the Laub FSL to be homeUC to Hinkelmann and Roth families.  For more see Wezlar.

Wetzler{Melchior, Johannes}FN: listed by the 1816 Neudorf census (#54(M), 55(Jís daughters) with no origin, and  KS:484 suggested that M might have come from Elsass, and J from Wuerttemberg via Kuhlhausen.   However, using FHL#1,475,194, items 3-6, the GCRA proved their origin in Gaertringen, Boeblingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg, having come to Russia via Kuhlhausen, South Prussia.  See the GCRA book for more.   Sometimes incorrectly spelled Metzler.

Wetzstein{Johanne Louise}: married Bercke/Berke{Friedrich Michaelis aka Friedrich Michael} in Rosslau on 6 May 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#960, KS121,164).  In 1766 with her Bercke husband and 1 son {Heinrich}, she took transport from Oranienbaum to the Volga but her husbnd died enroute (T3302-3304).  I could not identify her or her son in Kulberg or in any published FSL.

WeverFN: see Weber.

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

WeydemannFN: see Weidemann.

WeyelFN: see Weigand.

WeyerGL, Elsass: is some 4 miles S of Machwiller city, and said by the 1816 Glueckstal census to be homeUC to the Brechenmacher family, but the GCRA could not find them in church records here.

WeyerGL, Hungary: an unidentified place for which the GCRA found some evidence of Brechenmacher residence.

Weyher [Barony]GS: said by the Buedingen ML to be a barony which included Hasselbach and Romers (Mai&Marquardt#633).  Romers is elsewhere said to be of the Freie Adelprovinz der alten Ritter (see Fraenkischen Ritterkreis).

Weyher, [Free Noble Province of Ancient Knights]: Weyher was a locality within this Province and was sometimes  used in the family name of the dominant family in this Province. 

Weymar{Konrad}: KS:82 and nnn say this party of  3 fromUC Hesse(?) 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.

Weyrauch/Weyrach{Rosina}: married Ebenholtz{Friedrich} 9 June 1766 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#1004).  KS125 has his name as Ebenholz  and mistakenly gives the year as 1765. KS165 also has 1765.  I did not find them in any published FSL or Mai1798.

Weyrich: see Weirich .

Wezlar: nka Wetzlar, said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have been homeUC to the Kinkler{Just Ludwig} family (Lk88), who may have been Schaffhausen first settlers.  

 

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