Schuhmacher (Stahl am Tarlyk)

Spelling Variations: 
Schuhmacher (Stahl am Tarlyk)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Peter Schuhmacher, a farmer from Holstein, and his family 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.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Stahl am Tarlyk on 5 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 28.

The 1767 census records that Peter Schuhmacher came from the German village of Atip in the Holstein region.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 211.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2543.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies