Haak (Luzern)

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Haak (Luzern)
Гакъ (Luzern)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Adam Haak, a farmer, his wife Margaretha, and children (Konrad, age 6; Martha, age 2) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.

Konrad Haak (age 7) is recorded on a list of Beauregard recruits appended to the 1767 census in Household No. 43 along with his stepfather Franz Kaiser.

Konrad Haak and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Luzern in Household No. Lz36.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Adam Haak came from the German region of Bamberg.

Sources: 

- 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): Lz36.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 358.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4628.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies