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Joseph Philipper, 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. [The Plehve translation of the Oranienbaum passenger list has this name incorrectly recorded as Philipp.]

Joseph Philipp Bart [?], his wife Magdalena, and daughter Charlotta (age 13) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Joseph Philipper, his wife Magdalena, and daughter Charlotte (age 13) are recorded on the 1767 census of Frank in Household No. 38.

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

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

There are no known surviving male lines of this Philipper family among the Volga German colonies.


- 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.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #8593-8595.

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Brent Mai

Entry from the Oranienbaum passenger lists recording the family of Joseph Philipper.
Source: Brent Mai.

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