Jäger (Lauwe)

Spelling Variations: 
Jäger (Lauwe)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Wolf[gang] Jäger, a hosier (Strumpfwirker), his wife Eva, and children (Friedrich, age 20; Barbara, age 13) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Martin Friedrich Morkau.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Lauwe on 5 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 29.

The 1767 census records that Wolfgang Jäger came from the German village of Marbach in the Württemberg region.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 43.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2970.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies