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Georg Strasheim, a miller, his wife Anna, and their son Christoph (age 4) arrived from Reval [Estonia] at the port of Oranienbaum on 30 May 1766 aboard the pink Novaya Dvinka under the command of Lieutenant Ivan Perepechin.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Frank. Son Christoph Strasheim and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Frank in Household No. Fk015 along with the widow Elisabeth Kissler. The 1798 census does not record a relationship between the Kissler and the Strasheim families.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Georg Strasheim came from the German region of Nassau.


- 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): Fk015.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #461.

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Brent Mai

Entry from the Oranienbaum passenger list recording Georg Strasheim and his family.
Source: Brent Mai.

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