Jung (Schwab)

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Jung (Schwab)
Юнгъ (Schwab)
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Johann Jost Jung & Anna Margaretha Wasmuth were married on 4 April 1766 in the Lutheran Church of Büdingen.

Just Jung, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 July 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Jacob Bauer.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Schwab on 8 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 3.

Johann Jost Jung and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Schwab in Household No. Sb21.

The death of Johann Jost Jung in 1817 is recorded on the 1834 census of Schwab in Household No. 22.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Just Jung came from the German region of Isenburg while the 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Rohnstadt.


- 1834 Schwab Census (Households No. 22, 28).
- 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): Sb21.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #480.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 128.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2676.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies