Zorn (Kraft)

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Zorn (Kraft)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Kilian Zorn and his wife Margaretha arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a pink under the command of Lieutenant Moisey Davydov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Kraft on 18 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 51.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Kilian Zorn was a tailor from the German region of Würzburg while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer from the German village of Ittingen.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 406.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4133.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies