Weibrig

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Weibrig
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Weibrig, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from L├╝beck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Ober-Monjou and are recorded there on the 1798 census in Household No. Om41.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Georg Weibrig came from the German village of Bassenheim.

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): Om41.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5430.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies