Hansen (Dinkel)

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Hansen (Dinkel)
Гансенъ (Dinkel)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Peter Hansen and Anna Rebecca Lass [sic] were married on 16 October 1765 in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lübeck.

Peter Hansen, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 3 June 1766 aboard the galliot Adler under the command of Skipper Paul Adolph Drath.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Dinkel on 12 May 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 30

The 1767 census records that Peter Hansen came from the German village of Ginschte in the region of Holstein.

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): Dn05.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #34.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 305.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #731.

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Volga Colonies