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Widow Anna Holwein and her children (Anna, age 21; Jakob, age 20; Philipp, age 11) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Heinrich under the command of Skipper Heinrich Niemann.

The 1798 census of Warenburg records the descendants of Johann Holwein from Schaffhausen in Household No. Wr065).

The Oranienbaum passenger list does not record from where the Holwein 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): Wr065.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #7254.

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