Wilhelm (Ober-Monjou)

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Wilhelm (Ober-Monjou)
Вилгельмъ (Ober-Monjou)
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Peter Wilhelm and his wife Rosina are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Peter Wilhelm, a farmer, and his wife Rosina settled in the Volga German colony of Ober-Monjou on 3 August 1767 along with orphan Anna Esslauer. The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Wilhelm and Esslauer families. They had settled in Ober-Monjou on 3 August 1767.

The 1767 census records that Peter Wilhelm came from the German region of Nassau.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 304.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #3655-3656.

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Volga Colonies