Seifert (Boisroux)

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Seifert (Boisroux)
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Jakob Seifert, a blacksmith (Schmied), and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pinkom.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Boisroux on 3 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 50.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Jakob Seifert came from the German region of Stolberg while the 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Saldrick in the region of Waldeck.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 151.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4300.


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