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Elias Engelbert [sic], a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Hermann Anderson.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Kutter on 29 July 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 68 along with his new wife Katharina.

The 1767 census records that Elias Engelbrecht [sic] came from the German region of Hessen.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 493.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6574.


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