Schindler (Stahl am Tarlyk)

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Schindler (Stahl am Tarlyk)
Шиндлеръ (Stahl am Tarlyk)
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Johann Jakob Schindler, a carpenter (Tischler), and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Martin Friedrich Morkau.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Stahl am Tarlyk on 5 September 1767 where they are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 51.

The 1767 census records that Johann Jakob Schindler came from the German village of Altdorf near Nürnberg.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 215.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2942.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies