Lohrei (Nieder-Monjou)

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Lohrey (Nieder-Monjou)
Lohrei (Nieder-Monjou)
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Johannes Lorey, a farmer, his wife Anna, and daughter Magdalena (age 15) 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.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Nieder-Monjou on 3 August 1767 and is recorded there as a widower on the 1767 census in Household No. 91.

The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Stahlberg in the Isenburg region.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 204.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3983.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies