Repp (Dobrinka)

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Repp (Dobrinka)
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Johann Konrad Repp, a farmer, and his wife arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the galliot Die Fortuna under the command of Skipper Peter Stahl.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Dobrinka on 20 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 75 along with their new-born son, Johann Christian.

The 1798 Census of Grimm records that Widow Anna Margaretha Repp from Dobrinka (remarried to David Schwemmer) and her children in Household No. Gm160.

The 1767 census records that Konrad Repp came from the German village of Seilzias [?] in the Darmstadt region.


- 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): Db41, Db47, Gm160.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 334.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2312.


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Volga Colonies