Wittig (Pobochnaya)

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Wittig (Pobochnaya)
Витигъ (Pobochnaya)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Joachim Christian Wittig, his wife Eva Maria Oswald, and daughters (Maria, age 3½; Juliana, age ¾) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 2 July 1772 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Hartwig.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Pobochnaya on 4 July 1773.

They are recorded on a 1773 list of Pobochnaya settlers (No. 2).

The Wittig family is recorded on the 1798 census of Pobochnaya in Households No. Pb09 and Pb26.


- 1773 Pobochnaya Census (No. 2).
- 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): Pb09, Pb26.

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