Korn (Meinhard)

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Korn (Meinhard)
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Bernhard Korn, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboad the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Bernhard is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Beauregard in Household No. 51 along with his new wife Margaretha and daughter Elisabeth (9-months). They eventually settled in the Volga German colony of Meinhard where Bernhard is recorded on the 1798 census in Household No. Mn31.

The 1767 census records that Bernhard Korn came from the German village of Weligdorf [?] in the Hessen region.


- 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): Mn31.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 206.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5299.


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