Windschuh

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Windschuh
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Peter Windschuh, a weaver (Leineweber), and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship uncer the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pinkom.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Cäsarsfeld on 3 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 10.

In 1798, most of the descendants of this Windschuh family are recorded in Katharinenstadt.

The 1767 census records that Peter Windschuh came from the German region of Rosslau.

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): Ka049, Ka055, Ka117, Ka121.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 246.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4316.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies