Mosebach / Mussbach

Spelling Variations: 
Mosebach (Stahl am Tarlyk)
Mussbach
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Wilhelm Mussbach, a widower farmer from Hessen, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 25 July 1766 aboard the snow-brig Maria Sophia under the command of Skipper Johann Bauer.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Stahl am Tarlyk on 11 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 73.

The 1767 census records that Wilhelm Mosebach came from the German region of Hessen-Kassel.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 220.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2571.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies