Schneider (Wittmann)

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Schneider (Wittmann)
Шнейдеръ (Wittmann)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Christian Schneider and his wife Margaretha arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 21 September 1766.

Christian Schneider and his wife Margaretha are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Christian Schneider, a farmer, and his wife Margaretha are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Beauregard. Christian Schneider and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Wittmann in Household No. Wm35.

The 1767 census records that Christian Schneider came from the German village of Lauf.

Sources: 

- 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): Wm35.
- Oranienbaum passenger list #6734 [not included on the Kuhlberg List published by Igor Plehve].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 202.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4658-4659.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies