Rein (Stahl am Karaman)

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Rein (Stahl am Karaman)
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Jakob Rein, a craftsman (Handwerker), his wife Eva Maria, and servant Johann Joachim (surname not recorded) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the Russian boot Swjatoy Pawel under the command of Midshipman Fyodor Sornev.

Jakob settled in the Volga German colony of Stahl am Karaman on 10 June 1767. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 21 along with his new wife Louisa and her daughter Anna Margaretha (age 10) [surname not recorded].

In 1795, Konrad Rein moved from Stahl am Karaman to Reinwald.

The 1767 census records that Jakob Rein came from the German village of Manau in the region of Sachsen (Saxony).


- 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): Rw34, Sk19, Mv2813.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 196.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2227.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies