Müller (Schönchen-1)

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Müller (Schönchen-1)
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Anton Müller, a baker (Bäcker), his wife Anna, and children (Maria, age 18; Jakob, age 16; Maria, age 12; Anna, age 8; Joseph 3) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Gabriel Wild.

They are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 25. They resettled to the Volga German colony of Schönchen.

The 1767 census records that Anton Müller came from the German village of Limburg.


- 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): Sn20, Sn28.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 328.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #7026.


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