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Euler (Huck)

[Johann] Georg Eiler, a farmer, his wife Anna Dorothea, and daughters (Elisabeth, age 10; Anna, age 7) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard the pink Slon under the command of Lieutenant Sergey Panov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 17 August 1767. Johann Georg is recorded there on the 1767 census along with his new wife Anna Maria.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Johann Georg Eiler came from the German region of Isenburg.

Erbes (Bettinger)

Johann[es] Erbes, a farmer, and his wife Engel arrived from Lübeck 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 Bettinger on 3 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 26.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Erbes came from the German region of Hessen. The 1767 census records that Johannes Erbes came from the German village of Lehn.

Enster

[Johann] Christoph [sic] En[s]ter, 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 settled in the Volga German colony of Nieder-Monjou on 23 July 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 10 along with his new wife Barbara.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Johann Christian/Christoph Enster came from the German region of Brandenburg.

Engelbrecht

Elias Engelbert [sic], a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Hermann Anderson.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Kutter on 29 July 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 68 along with his new wife Katharina.

The 1767 census records that Elias Engelbrecht [sic] came from the German region of Hessen.

Enders (Krasnoyar)

Johann[es] Enders, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Dorothea, age 22; Adam, age 18; Erik, age 8; Anna, age 8) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 July 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Jakob Bauer.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 74.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Enders came from the German village of Grünberg in the Darmstadt region.

Erhardt (Bettinger)

[Johann] Peter Erhardt and his wife Dorothea arrived from Lübeck 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 Bettinger on 3 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 24.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Peter Erhard was a farmer from the German region of Hessen. The 1767 census records that Johann Peter Erhardt was a hatmaker (Hutmacher) from the German village of Marburg.

Eberhard(t) (Brabander)

Johann [Daniel] Eberhardt, a tailor (Schneider), and his wife Carolina arrived from Rewal at the port of Oranienbaum on 30 May 1766 aboard the pink Lopamink under the command of Lieutenant Kryukov.

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

Dossier

Johann [Matthias] Dossier, a single man, arrived from Rewal at the port of Oranienbaum on 30 May 1766 aboard the pink Lopamink under the command of Lieutenant Kryukov.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Brabander on 19 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 56 along with his new wife Katharina.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Dossier was a miller from Tirrou. The 1767 census records that Matthias Dossier came from the village of Obraurangel [?] in Luxembourg.

Diehl (Schwab)

Anton Diehl, his wife Maria, and children (Katharina, age 12; Christian, age 7) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 July 1766 aboard a ship under the Skipper Jakob Bauer.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Schwab on 8 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 16.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Anton Diehl was a stonemason from the German region of Friedeburg. The 1767 census records that he was a farmer from the German village of Rodenbach.

Diebach

Jakob Diebach, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Heinrich, age 16½; Katharina, age 10) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the galliot Anna Katharina under the command of Skipper Johann Joachim Janson.

Widower Jakob and the children are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from Oranienbaum to Saratov in 1767.

Jakob and daughter Katharina are next recorded in Household No. 56 on the list of Beauregard recruits that is appended to the 1767 census - along with his new wife Margaretha.