Schipper (Stahl am Karaman)

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Schipper (Stahl am Karaman)
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Michael Schipper, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Stahl am Karaman on 22 June 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 40 along with his stepdaughters [surname Kewel] (Christina, age 17; Christina [again], age 11; Margaretha, age 8; Dorothea, age 3).

The 1767 census records that Michael Schipper came from the German region of Dienheim.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 201.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies