Schäfer (Shcherbakovka-2)

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Schäfer (Shcherbakovka-2)
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Konrad Schäfer, a farmer, and his wife Anna Margaretha arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 7 August 1767.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Shcherbakovka on 7 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 48.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Konrad Schäfer came from the German region of Darmstadt. The 1767 census records that Konrad Schäfer came from the German village of Kieselbach.


- 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): Sv21.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 256.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2887.


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Volga Colonies