Rost (Luzern)

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Rost (Luzern)
Ростъ (Luzern)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Rost, a farmer, and his wife Sophia arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.

Georg Rost and his wife Sophia are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Georg Rost, a farmer, and his wife Sophia are recorded on a list of Beauregard recruits appended to the 1767 census in Household No. 46.

Georg Rost and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Luzern in Household No. Lz38. [The 1798 census erroneously records this surname as Grast/Grost.]

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Georg Rost came from the German region of Bamberg. The 1767 census records that Georg Rost came from the German village of Sasserath [Sassanfahrt?].

Sources: 

- 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): Lz38.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 358.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4620.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #5899-5900.

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Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies