Biel (Enders)

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Biel (Enders)
Билъ (Enders)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Heinrich Biel, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Mattias under the command of Sipper David Wollert.

He settled in Enders on 15 July 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 38 along with his new wife Katharina.

The 1767 census records that Heinrich Biel came from the German village of Büdingen in the Isenburg region.


- 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): En18.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 392.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #1871.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies