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Frank (Leitsinger-2)

Kaspar Frank, a baker (Bäcker), and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard the snow-brig Frei Gebruder under the command of Skipper Minzberger.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Leitsinger on 15 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 67.

The 1767 census records that Kaspar Frank came from the German village of Seigendorf in the Bamberg region.

Frank (Leitsinger-1)

Killian Frank, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Heinrich Sager.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Leitsinger on 5 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 70.

The 1798 census of Hölzel records son Simon Frank in Household No. Hz36 and the widow and children of son Georg Frank in Household No. Hz10.

The 1767 census records that Killian Frank came from the German village of Hemhofen in the Bamberg region.

Frank (Kamenka)

Gottlieb Frank and his wife Maria Anna settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 6 July 1765. Gottlieb Frank died, and his widow remarried to Peter Franziskus Dikeng [?].

There are no known surviving male descendants of Gottlieb Frank among the Volga German colonies.

Frank (Herzog)

Michael Frank, a farmer, his wife Anna Eva, and their children (Katharina, age 16; Georg, age 15) settled in the Volga German colony of Herzog on 14 July 1766 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 35.

In 1795, Georg Frank and his family moved from Herzog to Louis.

The 1767 census records that Michael Frank came from the German region of Bruchsal.

Fleischer (Katharinenstadt)

Johann Fleischer, a pharmacist's apprentice (Apotheker-Lehring), and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 3 August 1767. He is recorded there on an appendix to the 1767 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 4 along with a new wife Sophia Binner and a note that they settled permanently in Katharinenstadt in 1768.

Flohr

John Michael Flohr, a farmer, his wife Anna Maria, and children (Eleonora, Christian, & Johann Gottlieb) settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 10 September 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 58.

In 1795, Christian Flohr and his family moved from Kamenka to Neu-Kolonie.

The 1767 census records that Johann Michael Flohr came from the village of Brix.

Fischbach

The 1775 census of Kamenka records Johannes Dorndecker in Household No. 63 along with his new wife the Widow Margaretha Fischbach and her children (Peter, age 8; Johannes, age 5; Christina, age 3).

In 1790, Peter and Johannes Fischbach moved from Kamenka to Seelmann.