Kreutzer (Hussenbach)

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Kreutzer (Hussenbach)
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Johann [Georg] Kreutzer, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and children (Anna, age 16; Andreas, age 7½) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Grapp.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Hussenbach where widower Georg and his descendants are recorded on the 1798 census in Household No. Hs029.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Kreutzer came from the German region of Ungarn.


- 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): Hs029.
- Mai, Brent Alan, trans. & ed.  Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga: 1766-1767 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1998): 7271-7274.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5933.


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Volga Colonies