Grebe / Krebe (Ernestinendorf)

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Krebe (Ernestinendorf)
Grebe (Ernestinendorf)
Гребе (Ernestinendorf)
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Johann [Just] Krebe, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Ernestinendorf on 3 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 45.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Krebe came from the German region of Darmstadt. The 1767 census records that he came from "Burg Gemünden."


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 406.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4241.

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Volga Colonies