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Klaus Doos, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Heinrich under the command of Skipper Henrich Niemann.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Dinkel on 27 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 49.

Klaus Doos and his family are recorded on the 1811 census of Dinkel in Household No. 37 along with a note that his son Georg Peter Doos relocated to the colony of Straub in 1803.

Georg Peter Doos from Dinkel is recorded on the 1811 census of Straub in Household No. 64 along with a note that he had arrived in Straub from Dinkel in 1803.

The 1767 census records that Nikolaus Doos came from the German village of Gaden [Gadendorf?] in the region of Holstein.


- 1811 Dinkel Census (Household No. 37).
- 1811 Straub Census (Household No. 64).
- 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): Dn36.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 310.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2110.

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