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Martin (Hockerberg)

Konrad Martin, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.

He is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Boisroux in Household No. 72 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Hockerberg in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Konrad Martin came from the German village of Nidda near Steinberg in the Darmstadt region.

Lehr (Krasnoyar)

Konrad Lihr [sic], a farmer, his wife Anna, and daughter Elisabeth (10-weeks) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 88.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Konrad Lehr [sic] came from the German region of Darmstadt.

Lihr

Johann Lihr, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and children (Kaspar, age 20; Dietrich, age 17; Elisabeth, age 12) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Ernestinendorf on 3 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 6.

In 1785, Kaspar Lehr and his family moved from Ernestinendorf to Katharinenstadt.

In 1788, widower Johannes Lehr and his family moved from Ernestinendorf to Fischer.

Lehmann (Susannental)

Christoph Lehmann, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Susannental on 3 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 30 along with his new wife Maria.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Christoph Lehmann was a farmer from the German region of Krossen. The 1767 census records that he was a Prussian Kanonier from Krossen.

Krieger (Basel)

Christian Krieger, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.

He is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 18 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Basel in 1768.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Christian Krieger came from the German region of Dessau.

Koch (Ernestinendorf)

Johann Koch, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Ernestinendorf on 3 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 28 along with his new wife Barbara. In 1769, Johannes Koch and his family moved from Ernestinendorf to Schönchen.

In 1785, Karl Koch and his family moved from Schönchen to Pobochnaya.

Kesselring

Konrad Kesselring, a farmer, his wife Anna, and daughter Katharina (age 10) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.

Widower Konrad Kesselring is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 69 along with a note that he resettled to the Volga German colony of Biberstein in 1768.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Konrad Kesselring came from the German region of Mainz. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Orb.

Fischer (Orlovskaya)

Georg Fischer, a carpenter (Zimmermann), and his wife Dorothea arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Orlovskaya on 3 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 65 along with orphan Leberecht Lampe (age 6). The census does not record a relationship between the Fischer and Lampe families.

Fischer (Ernestinendorf)

[Johann] Georg Fischer, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Johannes, age 13; Susanna, age 8) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Ernestinendorf on 3 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 16 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Basel in 1768.

In 1769, widow Katharina Fischer and her family moved from Ernestinendorf to Basel.