Friedrichs

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Friedrichs
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Peter Friedrichs, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Nikolaus, age 16; Johannes, age 15) arrived from Rewal at the port of Oranienbaum aboart the pink Slon under the command of Lieutenant Sergey Panov.

Surviving son Nikolaus (age 17) is recorded on the 1767 census of Leitsinger in Household No. 26 along with Johannes Pilen and his family. The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Pilen and Friedrichs families.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Peter Friedrichs came from the German region of Trier.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 68.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #601.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies