Brickmann (Stahl am Tarlyk)

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Brickmann (Stahl am Tarlyk)
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Nikolaus Brickmann, his wife Anna, and children (Anna Margaretha, age 12; Elisabeth, age 10½, Hans, age 7; Anna, age 5; Anna Gretha, age 1/6) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 3 June 1766 aboard the galliot Adler under the command of Skipper Paul Adolph Drath.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Stahl am Tarlyk on 5 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 34.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Nikolaus Brickmann was a farmer while the 1767 census records that he was a turner (Dreher).

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Nikolaus Brickmann came from the German region of Holstein. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Neu-Münster in the Holstein 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): St56.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 212.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #677.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies