Albrandt

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Albrandt
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Andreas Albrandt and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 29 August 1766 aboard the Apollo under the command of Skipper Detlov Merberg.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Grimm and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 44.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Albrandt was a farmer. The 1767 census records that he was a craftsman (Handwerker).

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Andreas Albrandt came from the German region of Darmstadt.

[Plehve erroneously records this surname in 1767 as Albrecht.]

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Gm029, Gm047, Gm048, Gm102.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 79.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5191.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies