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Fried

Georg Fried, a farmer/vintner, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 May 1766 aboard the galliot Anna Catharina under the command of Skipper Daniel Geier. Georg's wife died and he remarried to widow Fenizidas Bittner.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Kaneau on 7 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 73.

The 1798 census of Luzern records Georg Fried from Kaneau living in Household No. Lz22.

The 1767 census records that Georg Fried came from the German village of Rechtenburg.

Frick (Dönhof)

Peter Frick, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the galliot Die Fortuna under the command of Skipper Peter Stahl.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Dönhof on 18 June 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 63 along with his wife Anna Marta, the widow of Heinrich Strauch, and her children.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that he was a baker while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer.

Both documents record that Peter Frick came from the German region of Darmstadt.

Frick (Beauregard)

Gottfried Frick, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Beauregard on 27 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 7.

The 1767 census records that Gottfried Frick came from the German village of Westerburg.

Freund (Warenburg)

Widower Philipp Freund, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the Danish galliot Engel Rafail under the command of Skipper Konstadt.

They are recorded on the 1767 census of Warenburg in Household No. 98 with a note that they had fled while in Pokrovsk [Engels] and their whereabouts were unknown.

The 1767 census records that Johann Philipp Freund came from the German village of Altenbüren in the Darmstadt area.

Freidenberger (Dehler)

Georg Freudenberg, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Gottfried Seelender.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Dehler on 1 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 12.

The 1798 census of Brabander records son Ludwig (from Köhler) in Household No. Bn30.

The 1767 census records that Georg Freudenberg came from the German village of Kinzeldorf in the Kurmainz region.

Freude

Just Freude, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aoard a ship under the command of Skipper Heidemann.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Brabander on 28 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 20.

The 1767 census records that Just Freude came from the German village of Berleburg near Köln.

Freitag

Johannes Freitag, a farmer, and his wife Margaretha arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Der Jager under the command of Skipper Gabriel Wild.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Seelmann on 15 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 6.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Freitag came from the German village of Meimbressen in the Kurmainz region.