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Johann Jakob Wingert, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Wiebe Heinrichson.

Johann died after arrival in Russia and his widow Maria Katharina remarried to Gottfried Schaff. They settled in the Volga German colony of Urbach on 13 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 15 along with Jakob's surviving daughter, Katharina.

The Oranienbaum passenger list also records that a son Johann (age 12) who has not been located on the 1767 census among the Volga German colonies, but who in 1790, moved with his family from Enders to Urbach and is recorded there on the 1798 census in Household No. Ur24 along with his mother, the widow Katharina Schaff.

The 1767 census records that Maria Katharina Schaff came from the German village of Alzey in the Kurpfalz 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): Ur24, Mv0541.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 273.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3531.

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