Braun (Grimm-2)

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Braun (Grimm-2)
Браунъ (Grimm-2)
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Conrad Braun from Deckenbach in the district of Homburg on the Ohm & Eliesab. Wirsing from Marckhöbel were married on 4 April 1766 in the Lutheran Church of Büdingen.

Konrad Braun, a weaver, and his wife Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard the Russian pink Vologda under the command of Lieutenant Sergey Bartenyev.

They are recorded on the 1775 census of Grimm in Household No. 150 along with daughters Katharina (age 6) and Eva Maria (age ¾).

Daughter Katharina is recorded on the 1798 census of Grimm in Household No. Gm059.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Konrad Braun came from the German region of Darmstadt.


- 1775 Grimm Census (Household No. 150).
- 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): Gm059.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #475.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #4854.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies