Lotz (Nieder-Monjou-1)

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Lotz (Nieder-Monjou-1)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Peter Lotz, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Hans Karholm.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Nieder-Monjou on 3 August 1767 where they are recorded on the 1767 Census in Household No. 72.

The 1767 census records that Peter Lotz came from the German village of Breitenbach.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Nm33.
- Müller-Marschhausen, Ernst. “Russland-Auswanderer aus dem Bergwinkel um 1766 und die Spurensuche nach ihrer Rückkehr im 20. Jahrhundert.” [Online]
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 201.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 432.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies