Hergenröther (Sewald)

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Hergenröther (Sewald)
Hergenreder (Sewald)
Hergenreter (Sewald)
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Widow Anna Margaretha Hergenröther and her children (Johann Adam, age 6½; Johann, age 4½; Anna Margaretha, age 2½; Anna Katharina, age 1-month) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 31 July 1766 aboard a Russian packet-boat under the command of Lieutenant Korsakov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Sewald on 20 August 1767 where Anna Margaretha remarried to the widower Jakob Krämer. They are recorded on the 1767 census of Sewald in Household No. 17.

The 1798 census of Volmer records Johann Adam Hergenräder from Sewald in Household No. Vm09.

The 1834 census of Volmer records that Ignatius Hergenreder moved from Volmer to Schuck in 1824.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Anna Margaretha Hergenröther came from the German region of Fulda.


- 1834 Census of Volmer (#70).
- 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): Vm09.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 171.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3819.


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