Wunderlich (Nieder-Monjou)

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Wunderlich (Nieder-Monjou)
Вундерлихъ (Nieder-Monjou)
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Johann[es] Wunderlich, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Maria, age 15; Anna, age 9; Johann, 8) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the galliot Anna Katharina under the command of Skipper Johann Joachim Janson.

Johann Wunderlich, his wife Barbara, and children (Maria, age 16; Anna Maria, age 9; Johan Adam, age 8) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that wife Barbara died en route.

They are recorded on a list of Beauregard recruits that is attached to the 1767 census in Household No. 127.

In 1786, Adam Wunderlich moved from Nieder-Monjou to the Caucasus.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Wunderlich came from the German village of Haigerseelbach [?] in the Nassau 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): Mv1901.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 127.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3977.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #6208-6212.

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Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies