Schneidmüller (Yagodnaya Polyana)

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Schneidmüller (Yagodnaya Polyana)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

There are two Schneidmüller families that settled in the Volga German colony of Yagodnaya Polyana on 16 September 1767:

(1) Johann Peter Schneidmüller and his wife Anna Veronika arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the galliot Johannes under the command of Skipper Stahl. They are recorded on the 1767 census of Yagodnaya Polyana in Household No. 38.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johan Peter Schneidmüller was a miller while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer.

The 1767 census records that Johann Peter Schneidmüller came from the German village of Bobenhausen near Büdingen.

(2) Johann Schneidmüller, a farmer, his wife, and son Peter (age 7) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard the galliot Die Perle under the command of Skipper Thomson. Son Johann Peter Schneidmüller (age 7) is recorded on the 1767 census of Yagodnaya Polyana in Household No. 2 living with the Christoph Konschu family.  The Konschu family is recorded as being from the German village of Ortenberg which is near Bobenhausen.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Yp85, Yp85a, Yp87.
- Mai, Brent Alan, trans. & ed.  Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga: 1766-1767 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1998): 7131-7134, 7202-7204.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 174, 182.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6297, #6337.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies