Foos (Frank)

Spelling Variations: 
Foos (Frank)
Фузъ (Frank)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Philipp Foos, a farmer, his wife Barbara, and children (Maria, age 20; Hartmann, age 15; Johann [Philipp], age 14; Ottilia, age 10; Johannes, age 6) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 22 July 1766 aboard the pink Lev under the command of Lieutenant Fyodor Fyodorov.

A Philipp Foos is recorded on the 1798 census of Frank in Household No. Fk070.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Philipp Foos came from the German region of Friedberg.

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): Fk070.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2319.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies