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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Peter Freiburg [sic], a leather worker (Lederarbeiter), and his wife Maria Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Kratzke on 7 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 7.

Peter Freiberg and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Meinhard in Household No. Mn02.

The descendants of Peter Freiberg are recorded on the 1834 census of Meinhard in Household No. 8.

The 1767 census records that Johann Peter Freiburg came from the Finish village of Åbo.


- 1834 Meinhard Census (Household No. 8).
- 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): Mn02.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 451.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies