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Johann Heinrich Hartleben, his wife Johanna, and children (Johann, age 18; Franz, age 14; Johann [Jakob], age 6) arrived from L├╝beck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Gabriel Wild.

The 1798 census of Schaffhausen records Jakob Hartleben from Meinhard in Household No. Sh49.

The Oranienbaum passenger list does not record from where the Hartleben family came.


- 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): Sh49.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #7012.


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