Frank (Leitsinger-1)

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Frank (Leitsinger-1)
Франкъ (Leitsinger-1)
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Killian Frank, a farmer, his wife Margaretha, and children (Simon, age 21; Georg, age 17; Katharina, age 16) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Heinrich Sager.

Kilian Franck, his wife Margaretha, and children (Simon, age 22; Georg, age 18; Catharina, age 16) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Kilian Frank, a farmer, his wife Margaretha, and children (Simon, age 23; Georg, age 19; Katharina, age 17) are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 70. They had settled in Leitsinger on 5 September 1767.

The 1798 census of Hölzel records son Simon Frank in Household No. Hz36 and the widow and children of son Georg Frank in Household No. Hz10.

The 1767 census records that Killian Frank came from the German village of Hemhofen in the Bamberg region.


- 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): Hz10, Hz36.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 75.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6190.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #7741-7745.

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