Jensen (Stahl am Tarlyk-1)

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Jensen (Stahl am Tarlyk-1)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Weigand Jensen, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 25 July 1766 aboard the snow-brig Maria Sophia under the command of Skipper Johann Bauer.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Stahl am Tarlyk on 9 May 1767 and he is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 41.

The 1767 census record that Weigand Jensen came from the German village of Tornesch in Holstein.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 213.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2570.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies