Ruhl (Yagodnaya Polyana-2)

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Ruhl (Yagodnaya Polyana-2)
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Johann Konrad Ruhl, a farmer, and his wife Maria Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard the galliot Die Perle under the command of Skipper Thomson.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Yagodnaya Polyana on 16 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 52.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Konrad Ruhl came from the German region of Darmstadt. The 1767 census records that he came from the German region of Nidda.


- 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): Yp78.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 186.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6226.


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Volga Colonies