Jensen (Dinkel)

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Jensen (Dinkel)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Peter Jensen, a blacksmith, and his wife Margaretha arrived from L├╝beck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Heinrich under the command of Skipper Henrich Niemann.

Peter is recorded in the Volga German colony of Dinkel on the 1798 census in Household No. Dn50.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Peter Jensen came from the German region of Holstein.

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): Dn50.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2129.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies