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Michael [sic] Golko, a single farmer, arrived from Danzig at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 May 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Jacob Janson.

Friedrich [sic] Golko, a single farmer, settled in the Volga German colony of Kaneau on 7 June 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 89.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Michael [sic] Golko came from the German region of Neumark. The 1767 census records that Friedrich [sic] Golko came from the German region of Dessau.

There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 263.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #67.

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