Win(s)ter (Boisroux)

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Winter (Boisroux)
Винтеръ (Boisroux)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Christian Winster [sic], a farmer, his wife Katharina, and children (Elisabeth, age 5; Christian, age 3; Christian David, age ¾) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Christian Winster [sic], his wife Katharina, and son Joh. Christ. David [age not recorded] are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Christian Winter [sic], a farmer, his wife Margaretha, and son August (age 1½) are recorded on the 1767 census of Boisroux in Household No. 39. They had settled there on 7 June 1767.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Christian Winster [sic] came from the German region of Zürich [?]. The 1767 census records that Christian Winter [sic] came from the German village of Kosswig in the Brandenburg region.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 148.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #1564.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #1110-1112.

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