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Weber (Dönhof)

Leonhard Weber, a single farmer, settled in the Volga German colony of Dönhof on 21 July 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 51.

The 1767 census records that Leonhard Weber came from the German region of Darmstadt.

Köhler (Warenburg-2)

Franz Köhler, his wife Elisabeth, daughter Elisabeth (1-month-old), and stepchildren (Johann Metzger, age 16; Anna Metzger, age 14) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Heinrich under the command of Skipper Henrich Niemann.

They settled in the Volga German village of Warenburg on 12 May 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 63.

The 1767 census records that Franz Köhler came from the German village of Reichenbach in the Erbach region.

Kochum

Nikolaus Kochum, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and son Jonas settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 28 April 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 55 along with daughter Barbara (age 1).

The 1767 census records that Nikolaus Kochum came from the German town of Koblenz.

Koch (Warenburg-2)

Johann Georg Koch, a brewer (Bierbrauer), his wife Katharina, and son Johann Heinrich (age 7) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 June 1766 aboard the ship Die Vergelte Weintraube under the command of Skipper Anderson.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Warenburg on 12 May 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 37.

The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Koch came from the German village of Perling... [?] in the Schwaben (Swabia) region.

Koch (Warenburg-1)

Johann[es] Koch, his wife Anna, and his brothers [not sons] (Johann, age 16; Martin, age 8) arrived from Rewal at the port of Oranienbaum aboard the pink Lopamink under the command of Lieutenant Kryukov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Warenburg on 12 May 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 16.

In 1788, Johann Martin Koch moved from Warenburg to Jost.

Klaum

Martin Klaum, a wheelwright (Wagenbauer), his wife Anna, and daughters (Anna, age 18; Elisabeth, age 13) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Der Jager under the command of Skipper Gabriel Wild.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Warenburg on 12 May 1767. They are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 108 along with a note that Martin died on 24 September 1767.

Kindermann

Joseph Kindermann, a single man, is recorded on the 1767 census of Kamenka in Household No. 101 along with the Joseph Ehse family. The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Kindermann and Ehse families.

The 1767 census does not record from where Joseph Kindermann came.

Köpp

Gottfried Köpp, a farmer, his wife Maria, and children (Anna Eva, age 11; Johann Gottfried, age 9; Rosina, age 1½) immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) arriving in the city of Schleswig on 9 May 1761.

They were dismissed from the Danish colonies in 1763 and joined the migration to Russia.

Widower Gottfried Köpp and his surviving son Johann Gottfried (age 16) settled in the Volga German colony of Fischer on 28 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 20 along with Gottfried's new wife, Anna Maria.