Streich (Schwab)

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Streick (Schwab)
Streich (Schwab)
Штрейхъ (Schwab)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Streck [sic], a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 July 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Jakob Bauer.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Schwab on 8 July 1767. Johann Streck [sic], a farmer, and his wife Anna Elisabeth are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 23.

Johann Jost Streich, son of the deceased Johannes Streich, is recorded on the 1798 census of Schwab in Household No. Sb26.

Johann Jost Streich and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Schwab in Household No. 23.

The death of Johann Jost Streich in 1838 is recorded on the 1850 census of Schwab in Household No. 35.

Johann Ludwig & Johann Jost Streich, sons of Johann Jost Streich, from Schwab and their families are recorded on the 1857 census of Friedenberg.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Streck came from the German region of Friedeburg. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Rodenbach.


- 1834 Schwab Census (Household No. 23).
- 1850 Schwab Census (Household No. 35).
- 1857 Friedenberg Census.
- 1857 Schwab Census (Household No. 35).
- 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): Sb26.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 132.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2657.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies