Mehling

Spelling Variations: 
Mühling
Mehling
Мелингъ
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Andreas Mühling, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Johann Christian, age 7; Martin, age 3; Anna, age 1) arrived from Danzig at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 May 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Jacob Janson.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Hussenbach and are recorded there on the 1798 census in Household No. Hs043.

Johannes Mehling and his sons are recorded on the 1811 census of Hussenbach in Household No. 35.

Andreas Mehling and his male descendants are recorded on the 1811 census of Hussenbach in Household No. 43.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Mühling came from the German region of Dresden.

Descendants of this family use the surname Mehling.

Sources: 

- 1811 Hussenbach Census (Household No. 35, 43)
- 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): Hs035, Hs043.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #29.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies

Immigration Locations