Schu(h)macher (Pobochnaya)

Spelling Variations: 
Schuhmacher (Pobochnaya)
Schumacher (Pobochnaya)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Kaspar Schuhmacher, his wife Anna Elisabeth Schukart, and daughter (Anna Elisabeth, age 6-months) arrived from L├╝beck at the port of Oranienbaum on 2 July 1772 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Hartwig.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Pobochnaya on 4 July 1773. They are recorded on a 1773 list of Pobochnaya settlers (No. 9).

Georg Schuhmacher is recorded on the 1798 census of Kolb in Household No. Ko44. It is believed that he is a descendant of this Schuhmacher family.


- 1773 Pobochnaya Census (Household No. 9).
- 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): Ko44.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies