Bopp / Popp (Göbel)

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Bopp (Göbel)
Popp (Göbel)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Adam Popp, a farmer, his wife Barbara, and children (Johann, age 19; Michael, age 14; Adam, age 10; Johannes, age 6) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 31 July 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Lieutenant Ilyin.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Göbel on 20 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 7.

The 1767 census records that Adam Popp came from the German village of Kervenheim in the Würzburg region.

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): Gb13, Gb21, Gb22.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 39.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2732.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies