Hansen (Stahl am Tarlyk)

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Hansen (Stahl am Tarlyk)
Гансенъ (Stahl am Tarlyk)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Asmus Hansen and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the Danish galliot Engel Rafail under the command of Skipper Konstadt.

They settled in the Volga German colony of  Stahl am Tarlyk on 13 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 20.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Asmus Hansen was a carpenter while the 1767 census records that he was a shipswright (Schiffszimmermann).

The 1767 census records that Asmus Hansen came from the Danish village of Scherschir.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 209.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3479.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies