Emig (Kind)

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Emig (Kind)
Эмигъ (Kind)
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Heinrich Emich [sic], a miller (Müller), his wife Katharina, and sons (Johann [Adam], age 22; Johannes, age 20; Nikolaus, age 18) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Joh. Georg Omig [sic], his wife Anna Maria, and sons (Adam, age 22; Johannes, age 20; Nicolaus, age 18) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that both parents died en route.

Johann Adam Emich [sic], a miller (Müller), his wife Anna, and his brother Johann Nikolaus (age 15) are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 22.

Johannes Emich [sic], a miller (Müller), and his wife Anna are recorded on the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 23.

Nikolaus Emig from Kind is recorded on the 1798 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. Ka145.

The descendants of Nikolaus Emig are recorded on the 1834 census of Katharinenstadt in Households No. 67, 265, 266, & 311.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Heinrich Emich [sic] came from the German region of Darmstadt. The 1767 census records that the sons came from the German village of Rottau in Amt Ichtebeck.


- 1834 Katharinenstadt Census (Households No. 67, 265, 266, & 311).
- 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): Ka145, Kd20, Kd25.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 356.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5339.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #2988-2992.

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Volga Colonies