Maurer (Paulskaya)

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Maurer (Paulskaya)
Мауреръ (Paulskaya)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Philipp Maurer, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and his [step-]son Peter [Urban] (age 14) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Philip Maurer, his wife Catharina, and [step-]son Peter [Urban] (age 14) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Paulskaya on 3 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 72.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Philipp Maurer came from the German region of Braunfels.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 348.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1451.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #1410-1412.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies