Albert (Walter)

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Albert (Walter)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann [Georg] Albert, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Reders.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Walter on 25 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 30.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Albert came from the German region of Werder. The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Albert came from the German village of Holzhausen [?] in the Hessen-Kassel region.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Wt035.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 301.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6408.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies