Dick (Norka)

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Dick (Norka)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Konrad Dick, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 14 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Reders.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Norka on 2 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 204.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Konrad Dick came from the German district of Hessen while the 1767 census records that he came from the German district of Hanau.

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): Nr071.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 284.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6407.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies