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Heinrich Wichmann, a merchant, his wife Maria Elisabeth, and children (Johann Friedrich, Christian Dietrich, Elisabeth Margaretha) arrived from L├╝beck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 July 1766 aboard the packet-boat Lebed under the command of Lieutenant Timothy Elshin.

Son Johann Friedrich Wichmann is recorded on the 1798 census of Frank in Household No. Fk028.


- 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): Fk028, Fk081.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #2691.


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