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Andreas Krinkel and his wife Maria arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the hooker Anna Katharina under the command of Skipper Adolph Scharpenberg.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Straub on 12 May 1767. Andreas is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 16 along with his new wife Elisabeth.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Krinkel was a farmer while the 1767 census records that he was a cartwright (Wagenbauer).

The 1767 census records that Andreas Krinkel came from the German village of Dietlingen in the Baden-Durlach region.


- 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): Sr44.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 233.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #871.


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