Freidenberger (Schwab)

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Freidenberger (Schwab)
Фрейденбергеръ (Schwab)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Heinrich Freidenberger, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 July 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Jacob Bauer.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Schwab on 8 July 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 9.

Georg Michael Freidenberger from Schwab and his family are recorded on the 1857 census of Friedenberg.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Heinrich Freidenberger came from the German region of Erbach while the 1767 census records that Johann Heinrich Freidenberger came from the village of Teschow.


- 1857 Friedenberg Census.
- 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): Sb15, Sb16.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 129.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2619.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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