Flach / Flack (Straub)

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Flach (Straub)
Flack (Straub)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Friedrich Flach, a miller, his wife Anna, and his brother Philipp arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Heinrich under the command of Skipper Heinrich Niemann.

Philipp settled in the Volga German colony of Straub on 12 July 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 41 along with his new wife, Anna Margaretha.

The 1767 census records that Philipp Flach came from the German village of Snenkiries? near Greifenstein.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 239.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2061.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies