Emerich (Stahl am Tarlyk)

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Emerich (Stahl am Tarlyk)
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August Emerich, a farmer, his wife Anna Maria, and son Ludwig Heinrich (age ¾) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the Danish galliot Engel Rafail under the command of Skipper Konstadt.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Stahl am Tarlyk on 13 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 26.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that August Emerich came from the German region of Hanau. The 1767 census records that August Emerich came from the German village of Wippenbach in the Hessen-Kassel region.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 210.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3437.


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Pre-Volga Origin

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