Boxser

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Boxser
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Boxser, his wife Anna, and children (Anna, age 17½, Johann, age 12; Elisabeth, age 8; Katharina, age 7) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Gottfried Seelender.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Bangert on 1 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 8.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Georg Bockser was a weaver while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer.

The 1767 census records that Georg Boxer came from the German village of Hasselborn in the region of Nassau-Usingen.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 107.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3393.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies