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Andreas Dozert, his wife Anna, and his mother-in-law Anna Maria Bär arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Mathias under the command of Skipper David Wollert.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Dobrinka on 20 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 86.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Dozert was a joiner while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer.

The 1767 census records that Andreas Dozert came from the German village of Schönhausen in the Riedesel area.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 337.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1898.


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