Engler

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Engler
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Engler, a blacksmith (Schmied), his wife Christina, and daughter Anna (age ½) 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.

They are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 3. Georg's widow and sons are recorded on the 1798 census of Näb in Household No. Nb33.

The 1767 census records that Georg Engler came from the German village of Mednsch [?] near Siebenbürgen [?].

Sources: 

- 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): Nb33.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 205.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5565.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies