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Dauer (Jost)

Christian Dauer, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum along with a servant Johanna Henning on 18 June 1766 aboard the ship Mann und Frau under the command of Skipper Daniel Berg.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Jost on 16 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 54.

The 1767 census records that Christian Dauer came from the German village of Ramsin [?] in the Anhalt-Dessau region.

Teiboullion

Anton Teiboullion [?], a farmer, his wife Johanna, and children (Margaretha, age 17½; Michael, age 15; Anna Maria, age 11; Peter, age 8) 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 19 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 50. Son Michael Tomplon [sic] is recorded on the 1798 census of Brabander in Household No. Bn68.

Konrad (Bettinger)

Matthias Konrad, a single cobbler (Schuhmacher), arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Bettinger on 3 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 31.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Matthias Konrad came from the German region of Nürnberg.

Brunquist

Erik Brunquist, a cobbler (Schuhmacher), and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the ship Mann und Frau under the command of Skipper Daniel Berg.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Jost on 19 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 48.

The 1767 census records that Erik Brunquist came from the Swedish town of Stockholm.

Bruhl (Ober-Monjou)

There are two Bruhl families that arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Heinrich under the command of Skipper Heinrich Niemann. They both settled in the Volga German colony of Ober-Monjou on 23 July 1767.

(1) [Johann] Adam Bruhl (age 40), a farmer, arrived in Oranienbaum with his wife Anna. He is recorded on the 1767 census of Ober-Monjou as a widower in Household No. 84.

Brenner (Jost)

Christian Brenner, a single blacksmith (Schmied), arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the ship Mann und Frau under the command of Skipper Daniel Berg.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Jost on 5 July 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Houseohld No. 76.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Christian Brenner came from the region of Riga. The 1767 census records that he came from the German region of Wolmar in Livland (today Estonia).

Borth

Daniel Borth, a farmer, his wife Anna, son Konrad (age 4), and mother Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 July 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Jakob Bauer.

Son Konrad may be recorded as the [step-]son of Johann Peter Schwab on the 1767 census of the colony of Schwab in Household No. 4.

In 1793, Johann Konrad Borth moved from Schwab to Müller.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Daniel Borth came from the German region of Isenburg.

Böhm (Kutter)

Konrad Böhm, a farmer, his wife [Anna] Elisabeth, and children (Maria, age 21; Johann, age 16; Anna, age 12; Johann, age 9; Jakob, age 2) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Hermann Anderson.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Kutter on 29 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 55.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Konrad Böhm came from the German region of Hessen.

Bohl

Kaspar Bohl, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Katharina, age 20; Konrad, age 17½; Margaretha, age 15; Daniel, age 12; Anna, age 9; Johann, age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 22 July 1766 aboard the pink Lev under the command of Lieutenant Fyodor Fyodorov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 17 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 67.

In 1794, Johann Heinrich Bohl moved from Huck to Reinwald.

The 1767 census records that Kaspar Bohl came from the German region of Kurpfalz.