Gumler

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Kumler
Гумлеръ
Gumler
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Adam [sic] Kumler, a farmer, his wife Johanna, and son Heinrich (age 17) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 20 May 1766 aboard the Russian galliot Katharina Eleonora under the command of Skipper Peter Röder.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 1 March 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 63 as Johann Andreas [sic] Kumler, his new wife Margaretha, and son Heinrich (age 19).

The widow of Adam [sic] Gumler and their children (Jakob, age 20; Dorothea Elisabeth, age 17; Johann Adam, age 15; Katharina, age 13) are recorded on the 1798 census of Kamenka in Household No. Km089.

Jakob Gumler, son of Adam Gumler, from Kamenka is recorded on the 1811 census of Brabander in Household No 68 along with a note that he had arrived in Brabander in 1800.

Jakob Gumler and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Brabander in Household No. 31.

Andreas Gumler is recorded on the 1834 census of Kamenka in Household No. 206 along with a note that he relocated to Pfeifer.

Philipp Gumler from Kamenka and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Pfeifer in Household No. 97.

The 1767 census records that Johann Andreas Kumler came from the German village of Freistadt [?] in the Pfalz region.

Sources: 

- 1811 Brabander Census (Household No. 68).
- 1834 Brabander Census (Household No. 31).
- 1834 Kamenka Census (Household No. 206).
- 1834 Pfeifer Census (Household No. 97).
- 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): Km089.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 231.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #214.

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Volga Colonies