Bangert, Kukkus, Samara, Russia

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Date: 1 Jul 1767 [unknown]
Location: Latitude, Longitude: 51.1580, 45.9283map
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Bangert, Kukkus, Samara, Volga, Russia

Wiesenseite | Mother Colony | Protestant

Bangert near Volga
Daughter Colonies:
  • Bangert was founded on 1 July 1767 by colonists who had been recruited by LeRoy & Pictet. The colony was named after Johann Heinrich Bangert, its first mayor (Vorsteher) who had come from the German village of Niederlauken in Nassau-Usingen.
  • The colony began with 32 households and 83 colonists. It had a fruit processing mill, and it was home to one of the largest Volga German oil mills.
  • Today, what remains of the former colony of Bangert is known as Zaumorye, Russia.

  • Surnames:
Bangert | Beil | Borg | Bretzer | Elenberger | Geis | Gerhardt | Heiland | Hertel | Huber | Loob | Nickel | Otto | Pinäkenstein | Reber | Reitz | Sahl | Scharf | Schmidt | Schnorr | Seibert | Sorg | Steinhauer | Weirich | Werth / Wirth | Willersheuser
  • Immigration:
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  • Ancestral Name: Bangert
    • Colony Group: Volga Colonies
    • Other Names and Spellings: Baratayevka, Saumorye
    • District, Parish and/or City of Authority: Kukkus, Bangert & Kukkus
    • Area, Governorate, Oblast: Volga, Saratov Governorate
    • Country at the time of Founding (assumed*): Russia
    • Latitude, Longitude: 51.1580, 45.9283
    • Current Name: Zaumorye, Saratov, Russia
    • Current Country: Russia
    • Year Founded or Settled: 1767
    • Mother/Daughter/Chutor Colony: Mother
    • Religions (*primary): Protestant

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