Meier (Jost-3)

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Meier (Jost-3)
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Johann [Leonhard] Meier, a carpenter, and his wife [Joh]anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the ship Mann und Frau under the command of Skipper Daniel Berg.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Jost where Leonhard Meier died on 28 October 1767.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Leonhard Meier came from the German region of Ansbach.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 212.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1101.


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Volga Colonies