Morhart

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Morhart
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Discussion & Documentation: 

[Johann] Daniel Morhart and his family 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 Dobrinka on 20 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 65.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Daniel Morhart was a hatter while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer.

The 1767 census records that Johann Daniel Morhart came from the German village of Rheinbach in the Kurpfalz region.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 330.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1830.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies