Schneider (Paulskaya-1)

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Schneider (Paulskaya-1)
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Paul Schneider, his wife Johanna, and daughters (Maria, age 14; Anna, age 1½) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Paulskaya on 7 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 25.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Paul Schneider was a farmer while the 1767 census records that he was a brewer (Bierbrauer).

The 1767 census records that Paul Schneider came from the German village of Wallendorf [?].


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 337.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1566.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies