Jung (Fischer)

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Jung (Fischer)
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Johann Diedrich Jung from Rabenau married on 24 April 1766 in Büdingen to Eva Elisabetha Schönmeyer, daughter of Philipp Schönmeyer & Brigitte Henning. She had been baptized 28 October 1734 in Burgsinn.

Dietrich Jung and his wife Elisabeth [Schönmeyer] arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 22 July 1766 aboard the pink Lev under the command of Lieutenant Fyodor Fyodorov along with her father and siblings.

The Jung family settled in the Volga German colony of Fischer on 28 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 36.

Dietrich Jung from Fischer is recorded on the 1798 census in the colony of Krasnoyar in Household No. Ks111.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Dietrich Jung was a stonemason while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer.

The 1767 census records that Dietrich Jung came from the German village of Kisi [?] in the Darmstadt region and that his wife Eva Elisabeth Schöneyer came from the German village of Rabenau.


- 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): Ks111.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) : Origins and Destinations (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #581.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 418.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2410.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies