Fuchs (Leitsinger)

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Fuchs (Leitsinger)
Фуксъ (Leitsinger)
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Joseph Fuchs, a tailor, and his wife Marianna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard the snow-brig Frei Gebruder under the command of Skipper Minzberger.

Joseph Fuchs, a tailor (Schneider), his wife Maria, and son Philipp (age 1) are recorded on the 1767 census of Leitsinger in Household No. 46. They had settled there on 19 August 1767.

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

Philipp Fuchs and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Neu-Kolonie in Household No. 16.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Joseph Fuchs came from the German region of Würzburg.


- 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): Nk16.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 70.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5824.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #6568-6569.

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Volga Colonies