Seib (Ober-Monjou-1)

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Seib (Ober-Monjou-1)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Seib, a farmer, his wife Katharina, children (Wilhelm, age 26; Maria, age 22; Christina, age 15; Julianna, age 13; Elisabeth, age 11; Katharina, age 3), and servant Friedrich Fritzhilt arrived from L├╝beck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Widow Katharina Seib, daughter Maria Elisabeth, and her family are recorded on the 1798 census of Ober-Monjou in Household No. Om25. Wilhelm Seib and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Ober-Monjou in Household No. Om17.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Seib came from the German region of Frankenstein.

Sources: 

- 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): Om17, Om25.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1440.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies