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Lehning (Schwab)

[Johann] Konrad Lehning, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Margaretha, age 11; Johann, age 4) 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 of 8 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 8 along with Konrad's new wife Gertrude.

The 1767 census records that Johann Konrad Lehning came from the German village of Angersbach [?] in the Riedesel region.

Lehmann (Bettinger-1)

Gottfried Lehmann, a farmer, and his wife Maria arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Bettinger on 3 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 21.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Gottfried Lehmann came from the German village of Oranienbaum. The 1767 census records that he came from the German region of Dessau.

Lechner (Paulskaya)

Konrad [Wolfgang] Lechner, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.

He is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 38 along with a note that he relocated to the Volga German colony of Paulskaya in 1768.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Konrad Lechner was a farmer from the German region of Bayreuth while the 1767 census records that he was a merchant (Kaufmann) from the German village of Bild [?].

Lateau

Anton Lateau, a farmer, his wife Maria, and his mother Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 3 June 1766 aboard the galliot Adler under the command of Skipper Paul Adolph Drath.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Seelmann on 24 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 42.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Anton Lateau came from the German region of Frankfurt am Main while the 1767 census records that he came from the village of Saint-Julien-de[illegible] in the French region of Dauphin [?].

Kun(t)z (Nieder-Monjou)

Wilhelm Kunz, a farmer, and his wife Anna 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 Nieder-Monjou on 3 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 56.

The 1767 census records that Wilhelm Kunz came from the German village of Philippstein in the Nassau region.

Krägel

Andreas Krägel, a stonemason (Maurer), and his wife Sophia 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 5 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 3.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Andreas Krägel came from the German region of Bayreuth.

Krüger (Jost-2)

Rudolf Krüger [sic], a farmer, his wife Johanna, and children (Gottfried, age 16; Christoph, age 14; Maria, age 12) 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 5 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 74 along with a note that wife Johanna died there on 20 August 1767.

The 1767 census records that Rudolph Krieger [sic] came from the German village of Oranienbaum in the Dessau region.

Krüger (Jost-1)

David Krüger [sic], a farmer, and his wife Maria 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 5 July 1767. David is recorded there on the 1767 census along with his new wife Christina Elisabeth and their newborn son Johann Adam (4-weeks old).

Körner (Katharinenstadt)

Friedrich Kerner, a single cobbler, arrived from Lübek at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Martin Friedrich Morkau.

He appears to have settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt.

In 1787, Joseph Friedrich Körner moved from Katharinenstadt to Schönchen.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Friedrich Kerner came from the German region of Sachsen (Saxony).