Hubert (Nieder-Monjou)

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Hubert (Nieder-Monjou)
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Leonhard Hubert, a tailor (Schneider), and his wife Margaretha 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.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Nieder-Monjou on 7 June 1767. Leonhard Hubert is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 40 along with his new wife Maria.

In 1786, Leonhard Hubert and his family moved from Nieder-Monjou to Rosenheim.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Leonhard Hubert came from the German region of Alsfeld. The 1767 census records that he came from the German region of Nürnberg.

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): Rm54, Mv1896.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 194.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1358.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies