Kuhn (Grimm)

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Kuhn (Grimm)
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Jakob Kuhn, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 22 July 1766 aboard the pink Lev under the command of Lieutenant Fyodor Fyodorov along with a servant, Anna [surname not recorded].

They settled in the Volga German colony of Grimm and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 5.

They are recorded on the 1775 census of Grimm in Household No. 98.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Jakob Kuhn came from the German region of Friedberg.


- 1775 Census of Grimm (No. 98).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 74.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2385.


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