Krämer (Kutter)

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Krämer (Kutter)
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Johann[es] Krämer, his wife Anna Barbara, and daughters (Marianna, age 17½; Margaretha, age 12, Elisabeth, age 2) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard the Russian galliot Strelna under the command of Lieutenant Sornev.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Kutter on 8 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 4.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann[es] Krämer was a miller from the German Pfalz region. The 1767 census records that he was a farmer from the Kurpfalz region.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 477.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4998.


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