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Christoph Nauer, a blacksmith, his wife Anna, and their children Christoph (age 12) and Anna (age 10) arrived from L├╝beck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Son Johann Christoph Nauer from Boisroux is recorded on the 1798 census of Hummel in Household No. Hm15.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Christoph Nauer came from the German region of Sachsen (Saxony).


- 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): Hm15.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1580.


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