Weber (Preuss-2)*

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Weber (Preuss-2)*
Веберъ (Preuss-2)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Weber, a teacher, and his wife Margaretha arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Heinrich Sager.

Georg Weber, his wife Margretha, and newborn daughter Cunigunda are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that Cunigunda died en route.

Johann Georg Weber, a musician (Musiker), and his wife Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Preuss on 5 September 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 45.

The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Weber came from the German village of Schwebheim in the Würzburg region.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Weber family among the Volga German colonies.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 419. - Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #6133.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #7678-7680.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies