Krimmel

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There are 3 Krümmel families that arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax. Their relationship to each other, if any, needs further research.

(1) An article by Hermann Wäschke records the following going to Russia:

(unnamed) widow Krümmel with 2 children, from Kochstedt in the district of Dessau.

Widow Dorothea Louisa Krümmel and her son Johann (age 16) arrived in Oranienbaum.

Widow Louisa Dorothea Krümmel and her son Johann Thomas (age 16) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that Louisa Dorothea died en route.

Thomas Krümmel and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Kaneau in Household No. Kn12.

(2) Georg Krümmel had married Anna Magdalena Dittmann from Roßlau on 9 April 1766 in Roßlau.

Georg Krümmel and his wife Anna arrived in Oranienbaum.

Georg Krümmel and his wife Anna are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Georg Krümmel and his new wife Magdalena are recorded on the 1767 census of Boisroux in Household No. 44.

Georg Krümmel and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Boisroux in Household No. Bx27.

Gottlieb Krümmel, son of Georg, and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Boisroux in Household No. 45.

Andreas Krümmel, son of Georg, and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Boisroux in Household No. 56.

The 1767 census records that Georg Krümmel came from the German village of Kochstedt in the Dessau region.

(3) Christoph Krümmel, a farmer, his wife Johann[a], and children (Johann, age 8; Johanna, age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Christoph Krümmel, his wife Anna, and children (Joh. Christoph, age 8; Maria Catharina, age 7; Johanna Elisab., age 4) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767

They settled in the Volga German colony of Kaneau on 7 June 1767. Christoph is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 23 along with his new wife Anna and stepdaughter Katharina (age 8) [surname not recorded].

In 1789, widow Sophia Krimmel and her daughters moved from Kaneau to Zürich. They are recorded on the 1798 census of Basel in Household No. Bs29.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Christoph Krümmel came from the German region of Dessau.

There is a 4th Krümmel family affiliated with the colony of Kaneau:

(4) Gottlieb Krümmel and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Kaneau in Househod No. Kn28.

Sources: 

- 1834 Boisroux Census (Households No. 45, 56).
- 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): Bs29, Bx27, Kn12, Kn24, Kn28, Mv1162.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #936, #1109.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 150.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 248.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1324, #1412, #1577.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #1084-1085, #1153-1154, #1166-1170.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies