Krämer (Zürich)

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Krämer (Zürich)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Georg Krämer and his wife Katharina arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Franz Nikolaus Schröder.

Johann Georg Krämer, a cobbler (Schuhmacher), wife Katharina, and son Johann Georg (age 9-months) are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Beauregard in Household No. 10.

The 1798 census of Zürich records Georg Krämer in Household No. Zr43.

The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Krämer came from the German village of Weener.


- 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): Zr43.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 196.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6797.


Brent Mai

Immigrated to the following locations: 

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