Location: 51º29' N 46º43' E
Surnames/tags: Volga_German Volga_German_project
Herzog (Susly), (Герцог),
a German Catholic colony, was established on the Öst "wiessen seite" or east "meadow side" of the Volga River on the 14th of June 1766. The Russian name for Herzog, "Susly" means "Hops". Herzog was a daughter parish of Rohleder. It became its own parish in 1904.
Founded: 14th of June 1766
Location: 51º29' N 46º43' E (Russia)
FIRST SETTLERS LIST - HEADS of FAMILIES:
1767 Census 35 founding families comprised the population of 114 colonists
Balthasar Schell, Joseph Niedermeier, Thomas Ortmann, Jakob Rome, Georg Anthony, Johannes Becker, Georg Welscherketz, Andreas Knoll, Sebastian Koch, Leonhard Kener, Augustin Riedel, Andreas Billinger, Thomas Haalen, Johannes Fossel, Joseph Gerstner, Andreas Herber, Jakob Meibeier, Johannes Pfundner, Heinrich Arnst, Johannes Krastel, Michael Rurenschop, Jakob Dinkel, Peter Beier, Ignatius Glaser, Michael Richmeier, Johann Georg Schmidtberger, Johannes Adam Gebhard, Johannes Krenzer, Franz Joseph Marmis, Thomas Weigel, Valentin Rickel, Peter Scheck, Johann Michael Wittmann, Simon Hofstatter, Johann Kuhn, Martin Kantner, Mathias Herzog, Michael Frank.
Herzog colony village webpages:
American Historical Society of Germans From Russia (AHSGR), Kevin Rupp, village coordinator
The Center for Volga German Studies at Concordia University
http://lexikon.wolgadeutsche.net/search/result?query=herzog (in Russian)
wolgadeutsche.net · Alexander Spack, Rußland
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