Maurer (Kamenka-2)

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Maurer (Kamenka-2)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Andreas Maurer, a weaver, his wife Barbara, and son Samuel (age ¼-year) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 20 May 1766 aboard the Russian galliot Katharina Eleonora under the Skipper Peter Röder.

Son Samuel and his mother Barbara are recorded on the 1798 census of Kamenka in Household No. Km042.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Maurer came from the German region of Franken (Franconia).

Sources: 

- 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): Km042.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #263.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies