Arn(h)old (Pfeifer-1)

Spelling Variations: 
Arnhold (Pfeifer-1)
Arnold (Pfeifer-1)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Kaspar Arnhold and his wife Marianna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 22 July 1766 aboard the pink Lev under the command of Lieutenant Fyodor Fyodorov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Pfeifer on 20 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 16.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Kaspar Arnhold was a shoemaker from the German region of Fulda while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer from Orb.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 381.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2414.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies