Schu(h)macher (Warenburg)

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Schuhmacher (Warenburg)
Schumacher (Warenburg)
Шумахеръ (Warenburg)
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Johann Konrad Schuhmacher, a single tailor (Schneider), arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Die Neue Freiheit von Bremen under the command of Skipper Steingrawer.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Warenburg on 12 May 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 133 along with his wife Katharina.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Konrad Schuhmacher came from the German region of Wetzlar while the 1767 census records that he came from the German region of Dawizler.


- 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): Wr032.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 341.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1985.

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Volga Colonies