Fischer (Brabander)

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Fischer (Brabander)
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Sebastian Fischer, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 14 September 1766 aboard the galliot Der Jan under the command of Skipper Markus Dragun.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Brabander on 19 August 1767. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 125.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Sebastian Fischer was a farmer while the 1767 census records that he was a stocking maker (Strumpfwirker).

The 1767 census records that Sebastian Fischer came from the German village of Aulendorf in Bayern (Bavaria).


- 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): Bn45.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 241.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5623.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies