Rudolph (Grimm)

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Rudolph (Grimm)
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Balthasar Rudolph, a hosier, his wife Eva, and childen (Katharina, age 9; Johann, age 5) arrived from Rewal at the port of Oranienbaum on 30 May 1766 aboard the pink Novaya Dvinka under the command of Lieutenant Ivan Perepechin.

Balthasar Rudolph and his family are recorded on the 1775 census of Grimm in Household No. 74.

The 1798 census of Grimm records Balthasar Rudolph in Household No. Gm116.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Balzer [sic] Rudolph came from the German region of Isenburg.


- 1775 Grimm Census (Household No. 74).
- 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): Gm057, Gm116.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #499.


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Volga Colonies