Kamm (Pfeifer)

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Kamm (Pfeifer)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

There are two Kamm families that arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 22 July 1766 aboard the pink Lev under the command of Lieutenant Fyodor Fyodorov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Pfeifer on 20 August 1767.

(1) Valentin Kamm and his family are recorded on the 1767 census of Pfeifer in Household No. 21. The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Valentin Kamm was a shoemaker while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer.

(2) Johann Adam Kamm and his family are recorded on the 1767 census of Pfeifer in Household No. 22. The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Adam Kamm was a shoemaker while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer.

The 1767 census records that both Valentin Kamm and Johann Adam Kamm came from the German village of Freudenberg.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 382.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2409, #2440.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies