Stuckart (Yagodnaya Polyana)

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Stuckart (Yagodnaya Polyana)
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[Johann] Peter Stuckart, his wife Anna, and [step-]son Johann [Merkel] (age 17) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 14 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Reders.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Yagodnaya Polyana on 16 September 1767 and are recorded there, along with his stepson Johann Friedrich Merkel (age 17) and stepdaughter Anna Maria Kokon (age 6), in Household No. 34.

The 1767 census records that the Stuckart family came from the German colony of Bobenhausen near Büdingen.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Yp61.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 180.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6519.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies