Hahn (Kaneau)

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Hahn (Kaneau)
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Andreas Hahn, a farmer, his wife Sophia, and daughter Christina (age 16) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 May 1766 aboard the galliot Anna Katharina under the command of Skipper Daniel Geier.

Andreas Hahn, a farmer, and his wife Sophia settled in the Volga German colony of Kaneau on 10 May 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 77.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Hahn came from the German region of Altenburg. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Willmersdorf.


- 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): Kn37.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 261.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #103.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies