Fuhrau

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Fuhrau
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Peter Fuhrau, a farmer, and his wife Anna Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the galliot Johannes under the command of Skipper Stahl.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Frank and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 41.

The 1767 census records that Peter Fuhrau came from the French village of Chez [?].

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 425.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6336.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies