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Leonhardt Kugel, a single tailor (Schneider), arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Hans Karholm.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Cäsarsfeld on 3 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 8 along with his new bride Susanna.

The 1767 census records that Leonhardt Kugel came from the German village of Heiligkreuzsteinach.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 245.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #7055.


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Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies