Geist (Hussenbach)

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Geist (Hussenbach)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Kaspar Geist, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from L├╝beck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Johann Hermann Anderson.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Hussenbach and are recorded there on the 1798 census in Household No. 6609.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Kaspar Geist came from the German region of Darmstadt.

Sources: 

- 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): Hs074, Hs076.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6609.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies