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Johann Ludwig Heiderbach [sic], a saddle maker (Sattler), and his wife [Anna] Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard the pink Novaya Dvinka under the command of Lieutenant Perepechin.

Ludwig Edelbach [sic] and his wife Anna Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Müller on 16 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 17.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Ludwig Heiderbach [sic] came from the German region of Darmstadt. The 1767 census records that Ludwig Edelbach [sic] came from the German village of Herdorf.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 179.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #3834.

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