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Simon Mittelmeier, a single hunter (Jäger), arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Heinrich under the command of Skipper Heinrich Niemann.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 17 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 11 along with his new wife Anna.

A note on the 1767 census records that they relocated to the colony of Schönchen in 1768.

In 1790, Johann Mittelmeier moved from Ober-Monjou to Katharinenstadt.

Johannes Mittelmeier from Ober-Monjou and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. Ka021.

Johann[es] Mittelmeier and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 26.

The 1767 census records that Simon Mittelmeier came from the German region of München (Munich).


- 1834 Katharinenstadt Census (Household No. 26).
- 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): Ka021, Mv2090.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 325.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #7231.

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