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Gaurer

Ludwig Gaurer, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the galliot Adler under the command of Skipper Paul Adam Drath.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Lauwe on 5 September 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 32 along with his new wife Katharina Elisabeth.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Ludwig Gaurer was a farmer while the 1767 census records that he was a cooper (Böttcher).

Gauert

Johann Gauert, a carpenter, his wife Margaretha and their children (Katharina, age 8; August, age ½) 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.

Son August is recorded on the 1798 census of Boisroux in Household No. Bx16.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Gauert came from the German region of Zerbst.

Niklashausen, Kr. Main-Tauber, Baden-Württemberg

Located just southeast of Wertheim (am Main), Niklashausen is today administratively part of the municipality of Werbach in the German State of Baden-Württemberg on the boarder with Bayern (Bavaria).

Funkner

Kilian Funkner, a farmer, his wife Magdalena, children (Magdalena, age 18; Jakob, age 9; Martin, age 4; Christoph, age 1½), and his sister-in-law Margaretha (surname not recorded) 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 setttled in the Volga German colony of Warenburg on 12 May 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 33.

Frick (Warenburg)

[Johann] Jakob Frick, his wife Anna, and daughter Sibilla (age 1½) 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. Johann Jakob Frick is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 17 along with a new wife Elisabeth.

Frick (Köhler)

Willibald [sic] Frick, a carpenter (Tischler), and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard the pink Novaya Dvinka under the command of Lieutenant Perepechin.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Köhler on 21 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 45.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Willibald Frick came from the German region of Schönborn. The 1767 census records that Wilbold Frick came from the German village of Aschaffenburg.

Freiberger

[Johann] Nikolaus Freudenberger [sic], a single physician (Friseur), arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard the pink Novaya Dvinka under the command of Lieutenant Perepechin.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Köhler on 21 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 5 along with his new wife Elisabeth Walter.

The 1767 census records that Johann Nikolaus Freiberger came from the German village of Montabaur in the Trier region.

Franz (Warenburg)

Johann[es] Franz, a single blacksmith (Schmied), arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 31 May 1766 aboard the pink Slon under the command of Lieutenant Sergey Panov.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Warenburg on 12 May 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 168.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Franz came from the German village of Nauheim in the Hanau region.