Rausch (Hussenbach)

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Rausch (Hussenbach)
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Johann [Georg] Rausch, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth [Speier] arrived from L├╝beck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Hussenbach. The 1798 census of Hussenbach records Georg Rausch and his family in Household No. Hs068.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Rausch came from the German region of Hanau.


- 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): Hs068.
- Mai, Brent Alan, trans. & ed. Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga: 1766-1767 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1998): 7275-7276.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1792.


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