Goury

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Goury
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Konrad Goury, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 29 August 1766 aobard the ship Apollo under the command of Skipper Detlov Merberg.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Norka on 15 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 134 along with his new wife Susanna Margaretha.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Konrad Goury is a weaver while the 1767 census records that he is a craftsman (Handwerker).

Both document record that Konrad Goury came from the German district of Zweibrüken.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 265.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5157.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies