Lieber (Susannental)

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Lieber (Susannental)
Либеръ (Susannental)
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Philipp Lieber, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Maria, age 17; Johann, age 14; Philipp, age 10; Katharina, age 5) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the galliot Anna Katharina under the command of Skipper Johann Joachim Janson.

Phillip Jacob Lieber, his wife Anna Dorothea, and children (Margaretha, age 17¼; Joh. Daniel, age 14; Joh. Philipp, age 10½; and Catharina (born en route) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Philipp Jakob Lieber, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Johann, age 15; Johann Philipp, age 13; Katharina, age 7) are recorded on the 1767 census of Susannental in Household No. 31. They had settled there on 3 August 1767.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Philipp [Jakob] Lieber came from the German region of Darmstadt. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Troa in the Darmstadt 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): Ss19.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 265.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3931.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #5234-5239.

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