König (Wittmann)

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König (Wittmann)
Кенигъ (Wittmann)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Knecht [sic], his wife Barbara, and children (Maria, age 8; Johann [Friedrich], age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 21 September 1766.

Johann Knecht [sic], his wife Barbara, and children (Maria, age 8; Johann [Friedrich], age 4) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that mother Barbara and daughter Maria died en route.

Friedrich König and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Wittmann in Household No. Wm51.

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): Wm51.
- Oranienbaum passenger list #6727 [not included in the Kuhlberg List published by Igor Plehve].
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4642-4645.

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Volga Colonies