Frickel (Balzer)

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Frickel (Balzer)
Фрикелъ (Balzer)
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Georg Frickel, a farmer, his wife Anna Margaretha, and children (Konrad, age 12; Friedrich, age 9; Anna Dorothea, age 6; Eleonora, age ½) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard the pink Slon under the command of Lieutenant Sergey Panov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Balzer on 8 Augsut 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 95.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Georg Frickel came from the German region of Isenburg.


- 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): Bz031.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 100.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4028.

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