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Johann Valentin Kisserling, a weaver (Weber), and his wife [Anna] Margaretha arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a pink under the command of Lieutenant Moisey Davydov.

Valentin Kisserling, his wife Anna Margaretha, and daughter Anna Elisabeth (age 9-weeks) are recorded on the 1767 census of Müller in Household No. 30. They had settled there on 16 August 1767.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Valentin Kisserling came from the German region of Hessen. The 1767 census records that he ame from the German village of Welferode. #4136


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 182.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #4136.


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