Mahler (Stahl am Tarlyk)

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Mahler (Stahl am Tarlyk)
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Johann Daniel Mahler, a single button maker (Knopfmacher), arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 25 July 1766 aboard the snow-brig Maria Sophia under the command of Skipper Johann Bauer.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Stahl am Tarlyk on 9 May 1767 and he is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 32 along with his new wife and her children from a previous marriage.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Johann Daniel Mahler came from the German region of Hamburg.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 211.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2576.


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