Krämer (Schaffhausen-2)*

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Krämer (Schaffhausen-2)*
Кремеръ (Schaffhausen-2)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Krämer, his wife Susanna, and children (Maria, age 5½; Johann, age 2¼) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 21 September 1766.

Georg Krämer, his wife Elisabeth, and son Johann (age 2½) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that son Johann died en route.

Johann Georg Krämer, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 106 along with a note that they settled in the Volga German colony of Schaffhausen in  1768.

Konrad Krämer, believed to be the son of Johann Georg Krämer, and his wife are recorded on the 1798 census of Schaffhausen in Household No. Sh19.

Konrad Krämer is recorded on the 1834 census of Schaffhausen in Household No. 3.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Krämer family among the Volga German colonies.


- 1834 Schaffhausen Census (Household No. 3).
- 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): Sh19.
- Oranienbaum passenger list #6743 [not recorded on the Kuhlberg List published by Igor Plehve].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 371.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4137-4139.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies