Kraft (Paulskaya)

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Kraft (Paulskaya)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Widow Anna Kraft arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax along with her daughter Katharina and son-in-law Wilhelm Friedrich Dorn.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Paulskaya on 7 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 54.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Anna Kraft came from the German region of Darmstadt.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 344.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1468.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies