Reinhardt (Lauwe)

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Reinhardt (Lauwe)
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Johann Andreas Reinhardt, a weaver (Weber), his wife Margaretha, and children (Johann Christian, age 7; Christina Dorothea, age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard the Russian galliot Citadel under the command of Midshipman Grigory Buckharin.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Lauwe on 19 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 6.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Andreas Reinhardt came from the German region of Thüringen. The 1767 census records that Andreas Reinhardt came from the German village of Ilm near Schwarzburg.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 38.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5267 (p.334).


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