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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.

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.