Jensen (Stahl am Tarlyk-2)

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Jensen (Stahl am Tarlyk-2)
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Jochim Diederich Jonsen [sic], son of Matthias Jonsen & Margaretha Wieber, was baptized on 12 June 1766 in St. Peter Lutheran Church in Lübeck.

Matthias Jensen, a farmer, his wife Margaretha, and son Joachim Dietrich (age ¼) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the Danish galliot Engel Rafail under the command of Skipper Konstadt.

Mattias Jensen, a farmer, and his wife Margaretha are recorded on the 1767 census of Stahl am Tarlyk in Household No. 9. They had settled there on 13 August 1767.

The 1767 census records that Matthias Jensen came from the German village of Welt in the Holstein region.


- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #1356.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 207.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3482.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies