Vogel (Ober-Monjou)

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Vogel (Ober-Monjou)
Фогель (Ober-Monjou)
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Johann [Christoph] Vogel, a tailor (Schneider), his wife Klara, and [step-]sons (Sebastian, age 17½; Anton, age 15; Andreas, age 13) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Johann Christp. Vogel, his wife Clara Catharina, and [step-]sons [surname Leikam] (Sebastian, age 17½; Anthon, age 15½; Andreas, age 13) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Widower Christoph Vogel, a tailor (Schneider), and his stepsons (Sebastian Leikam, age 18; Anton Leikam, age 16; Andreas Leikam, age 13) are recorded on the 1767 census of Ober-Monjou in Household No. 35. They had settled there on 17 August 1767.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann [Christoph] Vogel came from the German region of Bamberg. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Reichenschlerch [?].


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 297.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1542.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #1424-1428.

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