Bock (Zug)

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Bock (Zug)
Бокъ (Zug)
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Karl Bock, a miner, his wife Martha, and daughter Wilhelmina (age 2) 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.

Carl Bock, his wife Anna Marta, and children (Wilhelmina, age 2¼; Conrad, age ¼) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that both children died in route.

Karl Bock, a farmer, and his wife Anna are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 24.

In 1786, widow Elisabeth Bock and her children moved from Zug to Schaffhausen.

Karl Bock and his mother are recorded on the 1798 census of Schaffhausen in Household No. Sh14.

Karl Bock and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Kaneau in Household No. 9.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Karl Bock came from the German region of Hessen. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Nannhausen in the Hessen region.


- 1834 Kaneau Census (Household No. 9).
- 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): Kn27, Sh14, Mv3061.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 268.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5438.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #3480-3483, #A3480-A3483 (p. 302).

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Pre-Volga Origin

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