Wolf (Jost)

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Wolf (Jost)
Вольфъ (Jost)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Herrmann Wolf, a bookbinder (Buchbinder), his wife Katharina, and children (Johann, age 15; Elisabeth, age 9) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Martin Friedrich Morkau.

Herrmann Wolf, his wife Katharina, and daughter Sophia (age 15) are recorded on the 1767 census of Jost in Household No. 73. They had settled there on 5 September 1767.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Herrmann Wolf came from the German region of Hamburg.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 211.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2922.

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