Herlein

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Herlein
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Christoph Herlein, a farmer, his wife Dorothea, and children (Cecelia, age 15; Maria Barbara, age 11; Elisabeth, age 9; Valentin, age 7) arrived from L├╝beck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the snow-brig Die Frau Dietrika under the command of Skipper Joachim Friedrich Luhn.

They are recorded on the 1798 census of Semenovka in Households No. Se47 & Se53.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Christoph Herlein came from the German region of Fulda.

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): Se47, Se53.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6117.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies