Emerich (Biberstein)

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Emerich (Biberstein)
Эмерихъ (Biberstein)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Friedrich Emerich, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Hans Karholm.

Friderich Emmerich [sic] is recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Friedrich Emerich, a single stocking weaver (Strumpfwirker), is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 53 along with a note that he relocated to the Volga German colony of Biberstein in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Friedrich Emerich came from the German village of Rothein [?].

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 3 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 215.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #7135.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #3993.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies