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Friedrich Wilhelm Reuter [sic], his wife Johanna, and children (Friedrich, age 4; Henrietta, age 2) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.

Heinrich Fried. Wilh. Renthe, his wife Anna Sophia, and children (Fried. Wilhelm, age 4½; Henrietta, age 2¼) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Friedrich Wilhelm Reuter [sic], a merchant (Kaufmann), his wife Maria, and children (Friedrich, age 5; Henriette, age 3; Maria, age 1-week) are recorded on the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 44. They had settled in Nieder-Monjou on 3 August 1767.

In 1790, Friedrich Rente and his family moved from Nieder-Monjou to Rosenheim.

Friedrich Rente from Nieder-Monjou and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Rosenheim in Household No. Rm13.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Friedrich Wilhelm Reuter came from the German village of Köthen.


- 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): Rm13, Mv1914.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 195.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4354.

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