Straub (Stahl am Karaman)

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Straub (Stahl am Karaman)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Christian Straub, a farmer, and his wife Anna Katharina settled in the Volga German colony of Stahl am Karaman on 9 July 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 15.

The 1767 census records that Johann Christian Straub came from the German village of Querfurt in Sachsen (Saxony) and that Anna Katharina came from the Danish town of Tinning [?].


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 195.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies