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Korn (Wittmann)

Johannes Korn, a farmer, and his wife Maria are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 33.

They eventually settled in the Volga German colony of Wittmann where Maria is recorded on the 1798 census in Household No. Wm31.

In 1795, Johann Korn moved from Wittmann to Katharinenstadt.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Korn came from the German village of Kisischheim [?].

Korn (Meinhard)

Bernhard Korn, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboad the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Bernhard is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Beauregard in Household No. 51 along with his new wife Margaretha and daughter Elisabeth (9-months). They eventually settled in the Volga German colony of Meinhard where Bernhard is recorded on the 1798 census in Household No. Mn31.

Kopf (Huck)

Johann Kopf, a blacksmith, his wife Maria Elisabeth, and daughter (Maria Elisabeth, age 18) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1767 aboard the Russian pink Vologda under the command of Lieutenant Sergey Bartenyev.

Johann Kopf died and his widow remarried to Balthasar Dietz.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 45.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Kopf came from the German region of Isenburg.

König (Jost)

Friedrich König, a single cobbler (Schuhmacher), 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 Household No. 12 along with his new wife Anna Katharina.

The 1767 census records that Friedrich König came from the German village of Sangerhausen in the Sachsen (Saxony) region.

Koch (Boisroux-2)

[Johann] Gottfried Koch and his wife Christina arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Gottfried settled in the Volga German colony of Boisroux on 7 June 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 1 along with his new wife Johanna.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Gottfried Koch was a miller while the 1767 census records that he was a Prussian Sergeant.

Koch (Boisroux-1)

Gottfried Koch, a farmer, his wife Anna, and sons (Johann, age 13; Christoph, age 3) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Boisroux on 7 June 1767. Gottfried is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 2 along with a new wife and some of her children [surname not recorded].

The 1767 census records that Gottfried Koch came from the German village of Leipzig in the Sachsen (Saxony) region.

Knot

Balthasar Knot, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 20.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Balthasar Knot came from the German region of Isenburg.

Kniss (Kutter)

Jakob Kniss, a single farmer, 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. 69.

Both the Orienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Jakob Kniss came from the German region of Isenburg.

Klemm (Jost)

Johann Heinrich Klemm, a tailor (Schneider), his wife Rachel Sophia and children (Gottfried, age 5; Wilhelmina, age 3) 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 Jost on 19 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 31.

In 1790, August Klemm moved from Jost to Kukkus.

In 1795, Christian Klemm moved from Jost to Anton.

Kültz

Lorenz Kültz, a farmer, his wife Maria, and son Johann [Michae] (age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Boisroux on 7 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 5 along with new-born son Christoph (3-months-old).

In 1778, widow Maria Kiltz left Boisroux and married Christian Hank in Orlovskaya. Her son moved with her.