Rosenberger

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Rosenberger
Розенбергеръ
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johan Adam Rosenberger, a farmer from the area of Hanau, & Anna Margar. Büttner from Engen Switzerland, were married on 20 August 1766 in Pastor Bruns's house in Lübeck. The marriage is recorded in the parish register of St. Jacob's Lutheran Church in Lübeck.

Johann Adam Rosenberg[er], a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived at the port of Oranienbaum from Lübeck on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of skipper Franz Nicolaus Schroeder.

Johann Adam Rosenberg and his wife Anna are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Adam settled in the Volga German colony of Nieder-Monjou on 3 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 68 along with his new wife Dorothea and her brother Leopold Ehrentraudt (age 14).

Descendants of Adam Rosenberger are recorded on the 1834 census of Nieder-Monjou in Households No. 10, 99, & 104.

The 1767 census records that Johann Adam Rosenberg came from the German village of Niederzell.

Sources: 

- 1834 Nieder-Monjou Census (Households No. 10, 99, 104).
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Nm49.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #291.
- Müller-Marschhausen, Ernst. “Russland-Auswanderer aus dem Bergwinkel um 1766 und die Spurensuche nach ihrer Rückkehr im 20. Jahrhundert.” [Online]
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 200.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6929.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4508-4509.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies