Wohn (Rothammel)

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Wohn (Rothammel)
Вонъ (Rothammel)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Peter Wohn, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Grapp.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Rothammel on 21 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 9.

The 1798 census of Rothammel (Rt14) records that Christian Wohn was working in the colony of Semenovka.

Johann Georg Wohn from Kamenka is recorded on the 1834 census of Pfeifer in Household No. 164.

The 1767 census records that Peter Wohn came from the German village of Villmar in the Trier region.


- 1834 Pfeifer Census (Household No. 164).
- 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): Rt14.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 83.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5890.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

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