Meisner (Jost)

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Meisner (Jost)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Karl Meisner, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Martin Friedrich Morkau.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Jost on 5 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 66.

The 1767 census records that Karl Meisner came from the German village of Lebbin in Brandenburg.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Jo28.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 210.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2916.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies