Hubert (Köhler)

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Hubert (Köhler)
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There are two Hubert families that arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard the pink Novaya Dvinka under the command of Lieutenant Perepechin.

They both settled in the Volga German colony of Köhler on 21 August 1767.

(1) Sebastian Huber(t), a farmer, and his family are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 53.

(2) Johann(es) Huber(t), a farmer, and his wife Katharina Wahl are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 54.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that both Sebastian and Johann Hubert came from Austria. The 1767 census records that they same from the German village of Salmünster.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kl32, Kl83.
- Müller-Marschhausen, Ernst. “Russland-Auswanderer aus dem Bergwinkel um 1766 und die Spurensuche nach ihrer Rückkehr im 20. Jahrhundert.” [Online]
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 372, 373.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3845, #3846.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies