Müller (Hildmann)

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Müller (Hildmann)
Миллеръ (Hildmann)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Widow Eva Müller and her sons ([a] Johann, age 21; [b] Johann Adam, age 18; [c] Christian, age 15) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Die Neue Freiheit von Bremen under the command of Skipper Steingrawer.

[a] Johann Müller and his [new] wife Katharina Beil are recorded on the 1767 census of Hildmann in Household No. 43.

Johann Müller and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Hildmann in Household No. Hd19 along with a note that sons Friedrich & Heinrich were working in the colony of Semenovka.

Nikolaus Müller, presumed son of Johann Müller, relocated from Hildmann to Pfeifer in 1790.

Nikolaus Müller from Hildmann and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Pfeifer in Household No. Pf12.

[b] Adam Müller has not been located on the 1767 census.

Adam Müller and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Hildmann in Household No. Hd24.

[c] Orphan Christian Müller (age 15) is recorded on the 1767 census of Hildmann in Household No. 5 along with the Kaspar Haas family. There is no relationship recorded between the Müller and Haas families.

Christian Müller and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Leichtling in Household No. Lg44.

The death of Christian Müller in 1821 is recorded on the 1834 census of Leichtling in Household No. 62.

Andreas Müller, grandson of Christian Müller, from Leichtling and his family are recorded on the 1857 census of Marienfeld.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Eva Müller and her family came from  the German region of Hanau while the 1767 census records that her son Johann Müller came from the German region of Hannover.

Sources: 

- 1834 Leichtling Census (Household No. 62).
- 1857 Marienfeld Census.
- 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): Hd19, Hd24, Lg44, Pf12, Mv0844.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 98, 107.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2049.

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Volga Colonies