Habich(t) (Köhler)

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Habicht (Köhler)
Habich (Köhler)
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Johann Heinrich Habicht, a farmer, his wife Anna Maria, and daughters (Anna Maria, age 2; Anna Katharina, age 1/6) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a pink under the command of Lieutenant Moisey Davydov.

Heinrich Habicht, his wife Anna Maria Wolf, and daughter Anna Maria (age 4) are recorded on the 1767 census of Köhler in Household No. 85. They had settled there on 21 August 1767.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Johann Heinrich Habicht came from the German region of Fulda.


- 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): Kl48.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 381.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4205.


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