Neubauer (Ober-Monjou)

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Neubauer (Ober-Monjou)
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There are two Neubauer families that settled in the Volga German colony of Ober-Monjou on 7 June 1767. There relationship to each other is not recorded. They both arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

(1) Christoph Neubauer, a farmer, and his new wife Dorothea [Schönfelder] are recorded on the 1767 census of Ober-Monjou in Household No. 11.

(2) Single Michael Neubauer is recorded on the 1767 census of Ober-Monjou in Household No. 86. In 1786, Michael Neubauer moved from Ober-Monjou to Hussenbach. By 1798, he was living in Katharinenstadt.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Christoph and Michael Neubauer came from the German village of Adelsberg.


- 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): Ka065, Mv2077.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 292, 308.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1365, #1371.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies