Meier (Warenburg-1)

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Meier (Warenburg-1)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Konrad Meier, a miller (Müller), and his wife Christina arrived from Rewal at the port of Oranienbaum aboard the pink Lopamink under the command of Lieutenant Kryukov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Warenburg on 12 May 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 18.

The 1798 census of Warenburg (Household No. Wr111) records that Konrad Meier is working in the colony of Bauer.

The 1767 census records that Konrad Meier came from the German village of Brsch [?] in the Nürnberg region.

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): Wr111.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 324.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #423.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies