Milter

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Discussion & Documentation: 

Michael Milter, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Seelmann on 16 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 58 along with his new wife Margaretha.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Michael Milter was a cobbler while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer.

The 1767 census records that Michael Milter came from the German village of Königsberg in Prussia.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 160.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3088.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies