Krieger / Krüger (Norka)

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Krüger (Norka)
Krieger (Norka)
Кригеръ (Norka)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Konrad Krüger, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and daughter Anna Maria (age 2) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard the pink Slon under the comand of Lieutenant Sergey Panov.

Konrad Krüger, a farmer, and his wife Katharina are recorded on the 1767 census of Norka in Household No. 163. They had settled there on 15 August 1767.

Konrad Krieger, his wife Anna Margaretha, and sons (Wilhelm, age 3; Konrad, age 1; Konrad, age ½) are recorded on the 1775 census of Norka in Household No. 146 along with stepdaughter Elisabeth Meier (age 13).

Konrad Krieger and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Norka in Household No. Nr153.

The death of Konrad Krieger in 1810 is recorded on the 1811 census of Norka in Household No. 153.

Descendants of Konrad Krieger are recorded on the 1834 census of Norka in Households No. 162, 233, 235, & 278.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Konrad Krüger came from the German district of Fulda.

[ Conrad Krüger & Catharina Schmidt from Queckborn were married on 11 April 1766 in the Lutheran Church of Büdingen. It is possible that this is the original couple that settled in Norka, but Queckenborn is not near Fulda.]


- 1775 Norka Census (Household No. 146).
- 1811 Norka Census (Household No. 153).
- 1834 Norka Census (Households No. 162, 233, 235, 278).
- 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): Nr153.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #515.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 273.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4004.

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Brent Mai

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