Neumann (Orlovskaya)

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Neumann (Orlovskaya)
Нейманъ (Orlovskaya)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Neumann, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.

Georg Neumann is recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Orlovskaya on 3 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 70 along with his new wife widow Elisabeth Dorn and her children.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Georg Neumann was a farmer. The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Neumann was a sheepskin tanner (Schaffelgerber).

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Georg Neumann came from the German region of Schlesien. The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Neumann came from the German village of Brieg in the area of Schlesien.

Sources: 

- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 326.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4551.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #5331.

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Pre-Volga Origin

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