Klapper

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Klapper
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Widow Katharina Klapper and her family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Wiebe Heinrichson.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Kukkus on 26 June 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 49.

The 1767 census records that Katharina Klapper came from the German village of Biskirchen near Braunfels.

There are no known male descendants of this family.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 472.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3549.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies