Gebhardt (Huck)

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Gebhardt (Huck)
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[Johann] Heinrich Gebhardt, a farmer, his wife Anna Maria, and sons (Johann[es], age 10; [Johann] Heinrich, age 9) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 [name of ship & commander unknown].

They settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 28.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Heinrich Gebhardt came from the German region of Isenburg. The 1767 census records that he came from the German region of Stolberg.


- 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): Hk42, Hk83, Hk87.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 147.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #3139.


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Volga Colonies