Grünewald (Dehler)

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Grünewald (Dehler)
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Christian Grünewald, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Heidemann.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Dehler on 26 June 1767. Christian Grünewald died. His surviving daughter Anna Margaretha is recorded in Dehler on the 1767 census in Household No. 55.

The 1767 census records that Anna Margaretha Grünewald came from the German village of Dietersheim in the Kurmainz region.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 278.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4145.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies