Lutz (Grimm)

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Lutz (Grimm)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Anna Lutz, widow of Johannes Lutz, and her children (Johann [David], age 16; Johannes, age 12; Georg, age 8; Heinrich, age 5) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 29 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Skott.

The surviving children are recorded on the 1767 census of Grimm in Households No. 35 and 89.

The 1775 census of Grimm records the Lutz sons in Households No. 94 and No. 7 of the appendix.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Anna Lutz came from the German region of Laubach. The 1767 census records that son Johannes Lutz came from the German village of Mannheim.

Sources: 

- 1775 Grimm Census (Households No. 94 & Appendix No. 7).
- 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): Gm172, Gm177.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 78 & 85.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3765.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies