Philipp (Frank)

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Philipp (Frank)
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Joseph Philipp, his wife Magdalena, and daughter Charlotta (age 13) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the galliot Johannes under the command of Skipper Stahl.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Frank and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 38 under the surname of Philipper [sic].

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Joseph Philipp was an innkeeper while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer.

The 1767 census records that Joseph Philipper [sic] came from the French village of Amereli [?] near Dauphin [?].


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 425.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6325.


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