Barthulyus / Pedulius*

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August Pedulius [sic], a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Heinrich Sager.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Lauwe on 5 September 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 50 along with his new wife Katharina.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that August Pedulius was a farmer while the 1767 census records that August Barthulyus [sic] was a medical officer (Feldscher).

The 1767 census records that August Barthulyus [sic] came from the German village of Gorgom [?] in Württemberg.

There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 48.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6178.

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