Lehmann (Orlovskaya)

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Lehmann (Orlovskaya)
Леманъ (Orlovskaya)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Gottlieb Lehmann, a cloth weaver (Tuchweber), and his wife Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Orlovskaya on 3 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 76.

The 1767 census records that Johann Gottlieb Lehmann came from the German village of Gschmacheberg [?].

Sources: 

- 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): Or20, Or39, Or52.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 327.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies