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Jakob Bozenhardt, a single cobbler (Schuhmacher), arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Hans Karholm.

Jacob Bozenhardt, his wife Maria, and [step-]children (Georg [Hunt], age 8; Anna [Hunt], age 5) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Cäsarsfeld on 3 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census as a widower in Household No. 2 along with his two stepchildren (Georg Hunt, age 8; Maria Hunt, age 5). The 1767 census also records that Jakob Bozenhardt and his stepchildren relocated to the colony of Basel in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Jakob Bozenhardt came from the German town of Ulm.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 243.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #7037.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): 3837-3480.

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Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies