Berg (Wittmann)

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Berg (Wittmann)
Бергъ (Wittmann)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Konrad Berg, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 May 1766 aboard the galliot Anna Katharina under the command of Skipper Daniel Geier.

Conrad Berg and his wife Maria are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

He is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 6 along with his new wife Anna.

The 1798 census of Wittmann records Konrad Berg in Household No. Wm19.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Konrad Berg came from the German village of Olenhein [?] while the 1767 census records that he came from the village of Bärenbach.

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): Wm19.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 324.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #163.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4616.

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