Frank (Semenovka)

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Frank (Semenovka)
Франкъ (Semenovka)
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Johann Adam Franck from Rüdingshaÿn & Anna Maria Grün from Langd were married 27 June 1766 in the Lutheran Church of Büdingen.

Johann Adam Frank, a farmer, and his wife Anna Maria arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard the galliot Die Perle under the command of Skipper Thomson.

Johann Adam Frank and his wife Anna Maria are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Semenovka on 24 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 26.

Anna Maria Frank, widow of Johann Frank, and her children are recorded on the 1798 census of Semenovka in Household No. Se44.

The 1767 census records that Johann Adam Frank came from the German village of Rüdigheim in the Darmstadt region.

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): Se44.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #720.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 184.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #6231.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #8562-8563.

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Pre-Volga Origin

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