Müller (Preuss)*

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Müller (Preuss)*
Миллеръ (Preuss)*
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Dietrich Müller, a mason (Maurer), his wife Anna, and son Johann (age 2) arrived from Lübeck at the port in Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the ship Mann & Frau under the command of Skipper Daniel Berg.

Dietrich Müller is recorded on the list of those being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Dietrich Müller, a mason (Maurer), his wife Anna Elisabeth, and son Christoph (age 3) are recorded on the 1767 census of Preuss in Household No. 76. They had settled in Preuss on 15 July 1767.

The widow of Dietrich Müller and son Christoph (age 33) are recorded on the 1798 census of Preuss in Household No. Ps73.

Christoph Müller is recorded on the 1811 census of Preuss in Household No. 89.

The death of Christoph Müller in 1832 is recorded on the 1834 census of Preuss in Household No. 141.

The 1767 census records that Dietrich Müller came from the region of Halle in Brandenburg.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Müller family among the Volga German colonies.


- 1811 Preuss Census (Household No. 89).
- 1834 Preuss Census (Household No. 141).
- 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): Ps73.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 426.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1088.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #1485.

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