Ruppelt

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Ruppelt
Рупельтъ
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Ruppelt, his wife Margaretha, and children (Johann, age 20; Heinrich, age 15½; Anna, age 10½; Elisabeth, age 7; Peter, age 5½; Anna Maria, age 1½) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard the snow-brig Frei Gebruder under the command of Skipper Ninzberger.

Johann Georg Ruppe [sic], his wife Margretha, and children (Johannes, age 20; Johann Henrich, age 16; Honetta, age 11; Johann Peter, age 6; Elisabeth, age 6; Anna Maria, age 2) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that daughter Anna Maria died en route.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Hölzel on 11 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 51.

In 1788, Johannes Ruppelt moved from Hölzel to Dehler.

Johannes Ruppelt from Hölzel and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Dehler in Household No. Dl27.

The death of Johannes Ruppelt in 1824 is recorded on the 1834 census of Dehler in Household No. 64.

In 1788, Johann Georg Ruppelt moved from Hölzel to Seelmann.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Georg Ruppelt was a baker while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer.

The 1767 census records that Georg Ruppelt came from the German village of Dreuschendorf in the Bamberg region.

Sources: 

- 1834 Dehler Census (Household No. 64).
- 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): Dl27, Hz02, Hz03, Hz04, Hz28, Mv0928.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 121.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5775.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #8487-8494.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies