Schreiner (Kraft)

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Schreiner (Kraft)
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Georg Heinrich Schreiner, son of Johannes Schreiner & Anna Elisabeth Ruppel, was baptized on 20 April 1747 in Engelrod, southwest of Lauterbach.

Johann Georg [sic] Schreiner, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on a pink under the command of Lieutenant Moisey Davydov. Other families from Engelrod were also aboard this ship.

Johann Heinrich [sic] Schreiner settled in the Volga German colony of Kraft on 18 August 1767, and is recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 14 along with his new wife [Anna] Barbara [Schmidt].

Georg Heinrich Schreiner and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Kraft in Households No. Kf58 and Kf59.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Georg Schreiner was a tailor from the German region of Riedesel. The 1767 census records that Johann Heinrich Schreiner was a farmer from the German village of Engelrod in the Riedesel region.


- Hessische Staat Archiv Darmstadt, Signatur F27 A 23/46.
- 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): Kf58, Kf59.
- Parish records of Engelrod.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 397.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4204.


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