Schweitzer (Kind)

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Швейцеръ (Kind)
Schweitzer (Kind)
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Michael Schweitzer, his wife Anna, and children (Anna, age 11; Johann, age 8; Johann [again], age 6; Valentin, age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Franz Nikolaus Schröder.

Michael Schweitzer, his wife Anna, and children (Anna, age 10; Johann Georg, age 8; Johann Jacob, age 6; Valentin, age 4) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that daughter Anna died en route.

Michael Schweitzer, a farmer, his wife Anna, and sons (Johann Georg, age 11; Johann Jakob, age 8; Valentin, age 6) are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 20.

In 1774, Johann Michael Schweitzer and his family moved from Kind to Schaffhausen.

They are recorded on the 1798 census of Schaffhausen in Households No. Sh17, Sh31, and Sh36.

The 1767 census records that Michael Schweitzer came from the German village of Falkenstein.


- 1857 Rosendamm Census (Household No. 1).
- 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): Sh17, Sh31, Sh36, Mv1274.
- Oranienbaum passenger list #6883 [not included on the Kuhlberg List published by Igor Plehve].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 356.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4455-4460.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies