Holland

Spelling Variations: 
Holland
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Widow Susanna Holland, her son Konrad (age 7), and her daughter Katharina along with Katharina's husband Kaspar Zieg arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Konrad settled in the Volga German colony of Messer on 18 June 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 71 along with his brother-in-law Kaspar Zieg.

The 1767 census records that Konrad Holland came from the German district of Isenburg.

Sources: 

- 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): Ms57.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 148.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1786.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies