Fischer (Yagodnaya Polyana-2)

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Fischer (Yagodnaya Polyana-2)
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Andreas Fischer, farmer, and his wife Anna Maria arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the snow-brig Die Frau Dietrick under the command of Skipper Joachim Friedrich Luhn.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Yagodnaya Polyana on 16 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 49.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Fischer came from the German region of Hanau. The 1767 census records that he came from the German region of Nidda.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 185.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6128.


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