Martin (Bettinger-1)

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Martin (Bettinger-1)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Anton Martin, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.

Anton is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 111 along with a note that he relocated to the Volga German colony of Bettinger in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Anton Martin came from the German village of Bischberg.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 372.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4753.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies