Bender (Kind)

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Bender (Kind)
Бендеръ (Kind)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Philipp Bender, a farmer, and his wife Anna [Elisabeth] arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Philip Bender and his wife Elisabetha are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that wife Elisabetha died en route.

Philipp Bender, a farmer, and his [new] wife Elisabeth are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 30.

The widow and son of Philipp Bender are recorded on the 1798 census of Kind in Household No. Kd10.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Philipp Bender came from the German region of Runkel. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Kettenbach [?] in the Runkel 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): Kd10.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 357.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #5493.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #3517-3518.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies