Münch (Ober-Monjou)

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Münch (Ober-Monjou)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Münch, a barrel maker (Fassbinder), and his wife Barbara 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.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Ober-Monjou on 7 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 14.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Münch came from the German region of Würzburg.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 292.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1555.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies