Lübert (Zürich)

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Lübert (Zürich)
Либертъ (Zürich)
Liebert (Zürich)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Ernst Lüber[t], a gardner, his wife Johanna, and children (Susnanna, age 16¼; Johanna, age 13; Christoph, age 10¼) 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.

Johann Christoph Liebert from Zürich is recorded on the 1798 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. Ka105.

Johannes [Kaspar] Liebert, son of Johann Christoph, and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Boisroux in Household No. 94.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Ernst Liebert, the father of Johann Christoph, came from the German region of Dessau.

Sources: 

- 1834 Boisroux Census (Household No. 94).
- 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): Ka105.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1560.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies