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Fahrenbruch

Christian Fahrenburg [sic], a farmer, his wife Johanna Margaretha, and daughters (Johanna Margaretha, age 9; Elisabeth, age 7) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum aboard the galliot Der Jan under the command of Skipper Markus Dragun.

They are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from Oranienbaum to Saratov.

Christian Fahrenbruch is next recorded on the 1798 census of Frank in Household No. Fk098.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that hristian Fahrenbrug [sic] came from the German region of Sachsen (Saxony).

Fackenbusch

Hans Georg Fackenbusch, a farmer, and his wife Margaretha arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the galliot Adler under the command of Skipper Paul Adam Drath.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Brabander on 5 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 73.

The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Fackenbusch came from the German village of Elbruck (Albbruck?) in the Württemberg region.

Eurich (Schwab)

Johann [Friedrich] Eurich and his wife Anna [Barbara] 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 Schwab on 12 September 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 33 along with widow Anna Katharina Will (age 55). The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Eurich and Will families.

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.