Müller (Philippsfeld)

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Müller (Philippsfeld)
Миллеръ (Philippsfeld)
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Konrad Müller, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Johann, age 16; Anton, age 12; Anna, age 10; Katharina, age 3) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Conrad Müller, his wife Cunigunda, and children (Johannes, age 17; Anton, age 13; Martha, age 11) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Philippsfeld on 3 August 1767.  They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 21.

In 1769, Konrad Müller and his family moved from Philippsfeld to Zürich.

 Johannes [recorded as Anton on the Agricultural Census] Müller and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Zürich in Household No. Zr16.

Johann[es] Müller and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Zürich in Household No. Zr47.

The 1767 census records that Konrad Müller came from the German village of Friedewald in Hessen.


- 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): Zr16, Zr47, Mv2284.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 407.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5289.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #3384-3388.

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Pre-Volga Origin

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