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Widow Maria Sendelbach and her sons arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Brabander on 26 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 113.

Adam Sendelbach from Brabander is recorded on the 1798 census of Dehler in Household No. Dl05.

Georg Sendelbach is recorded on the 1834 census of Mariental in Household No. 179.

The 1767 census records that the Sendelbach family came from the German village of Theisau in Bayern (Bavaria).


- 1834 Mariental Census (Household No. 179).
- 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): Dl05.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 238.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3085, #3086.


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Volga Colonies