Rossmann (Frank)

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Rossmann (Frank)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johannes Rossmann and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 14 September 1766 aboard a ship under the comand of skipper Reders.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Frank on 1 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 109.

The passenger list in Oranienbaum records that this family is from the German village of Gersfeld.

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): Wt108.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 437.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 406.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies