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Date: 10 Jun 1766 [unknown]
Location: 51º29' N 46º40' Emap
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Graf (Krutoyarovka, Krutojarowka, Krutojarovka), (Граф),
a German Catholic colony, was established on the Öst "Wiesenseite" or east "meadow side" of the Volga River on the 10th of June 1766. The colony was founded by LeRoy and Pictet.

Location: 51º29' N 46º40' E (Russia)

Graf colony webpages:
American Historical Society of Germans From Russia (AHSGR), Kevin Rupp, village coordinator
The Center for Volga German Studies at Concordia University (in Russian) · Alexander Spack, Rußland

FIRST SETTLERS LIST - HEADS of FAMILIES: Johannes Graf, Franz Merker, Martin Esslauer, Johann Heidel, Joseph Metzinger, Anton Windholz, Anton Andreas Gerber, Michael Weinberg, Philipp Geiger [Geier}, Peter Walter, Nikolaus Peil, Philipp Hepp, Anna Barbara Hepp, Katharina Wagner, Peter Remus, Friedrich Eckel, Philipp Brant [Brandt], Martin Wolf, Johann Sutner, Adam Zahn, Augustin Schnepp, Johann Gottlieb Janson, Joseph Hein, Jakob Kohlmeier, Valentin Ruebesam [Ruebsam], Martin Vogel, Jakob Gabel, Peter Zimmerman, Joseph Wasinger, Kaspar Tak [Tack, Dack], Georg Her[r]mann, Michael Buchholz, Philipp Buchholz, Lorenz Eckel, Johann Wilhelm Stollmann, Peter Weiss, Johann Adam Hatzer, Friedrich Kunz, Georg Wolf, Pater Haaley, Henrich Wolf, Lukas Weber, Andreas Leisel, Christoph Kellfuss [Hellfuss], Friedrich Laaber [Laber], Michael Glase, Wilhelm Kunz [Kunst], Johann Adam Schmidt, Jacob Mueller, Christian Tonat [Donat], Christina Klepphorn.

Graf memorial translated by Tanja Hermann Nyberg

Graf settlers & residents (profiles list)

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