Marx (Katharinenstadt)

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Marx (Katharinenstadt)
Марксъ (Katharinenstadt)
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Hinrich Marcks [sic], a vintner (Weinkrüger) from Konigsberg, & Maria Philippina Hartmann, born in Nassau-Usingen, were married on 22 August 1766 in Pastor Bruns's house in Lübeck. The marriage is recorded in the parish register of St. Jacob's Lutheran Church in Lübeck.

Heinrich Marx and his wife Philippina Hartmann arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Franz Nikolaus Schröder.

Heinrich Marcks [sic] and his wife Philipina are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

His widow Katharina Paul is recorded on the 1798 census of Zug in Household No. Zg16 along with a note that he was from Katharinenstadt.


- 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): Zg16.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #292.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #6853.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4226-4227.

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Volga Colonies