Mohr (Stephan)

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Mohr (Stephan)
Моръ (Stephan)
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Andreas Mohr, a farmer, his wife Elisabeth, and children (Simon, age 16; Johann, age 9) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 29 August 1766 aboard the ship Apollo under the command of Skipper Detlov Merberg.

Andreas Mohr, his wife Elisabetha, and sons (Johann Simon, age 16; Johannes, age 9) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 with a note that wife Elisabetha had died en route.

Andreas Mohr and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Stephan in Household No. Sp23.

Johannes Mohr from Stephan and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Müller in Household No. Ml31.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Mohr came from the German district of Darmstadt.


- 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): Ml31, Sp23.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #5185.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #1906-1909.

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