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Kaspar Trautmann, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Heinrich Sager.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Rohleder on 28 August 1767. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 46 along with his new wife Sophia Louise.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Kaspar Trautmann was a farmer from Württemberg while the 1767 census records that he was a priest (Priester) from  the German village of Mergentheim near Donauwörth.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 58.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #6182.


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