Wen(t)zel (Näb-1)

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Wenzel (Näb-1)
Wentzel (Näb-1)
Венцель (Näb-1)
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[Georg] Peter Wenzel, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the galliot Anna Katharina under the command of Skipper Johann Joachim Janson.

The 1798 census of Näb records Georg Peter Wenzel in Household No. Nb17.

Peter Wenzel is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou (No. 16) along with his new wife Margaretha.

The 1767 census records that Peter Wenzel came from the German village of Berstadt in the Hessen region.


- 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): Nb02, Nb17.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 208.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3916.

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Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies