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Karl Christian Kemnitz, a physician, and his wife Anna Maria arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum aboard the galliot Der Jan under the command of Skipper Markus Dragun.

Karl Stumpp records that Karl Gemnitz [sic] settled in the Volga German colony of Dietel.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Karl Christian Kemnitz came from the German region of Sachsen (Saxony).


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 295.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5659.


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