Hoffmann (Leitsinger)*

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Hoffmann (Leitsinger)*
Гофманъ (Leitsinger)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Pankrat Hoffmann, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Heinrich Sager.

Pancratius Hoffmann, his wife Anna, and daughter Anna Margaretha (age 24) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Pankrat Hoffmann, a farmer, and his wife Anna are recorded on the 1767 census of Leitsinger in Household No. 61. They settled in Leitsinger on 5 September 1767.

The 1767 census records that Pankrat Hoffmann came from the German village of Kübelstein in the Bamberg region.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Hoffmann family among the Volga German colonies.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 74.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6192.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #7746-7748.

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Pre-Volga Origin

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