Neumann (Orlovskaya)

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Neumann (Orlovskaya)
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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.

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 Dirn 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 1767 census records that Johann Georg Neumann came from the German village of Brieg in the area of Schlesien.


- 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.


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Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies