Geist (Hussenbach)

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Geist (Hussenbach)
Гейстъ (Hussenbach)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

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

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

Kaspar Geist and his family are recorded there on the 1798 census in Household No. Hs074. His son is believed to be recorded there in Household No. Hs076.

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.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #7051-7052.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies