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Johann Georg Schetz, his wife Maria Elisabeth, children (Anna Elisabeth, age 6½; Anna Sibilla, age 3½, Johann Konrad, age ¾), and [step]daughter Appolonia (age 14) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the pink Cargo under the command of Lieutenant Moses Davydov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 84.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Johann Georg Schetz came from the German region of Laubach.

There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 438.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4189.

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