Borth (Schwab)

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Borth (Schwab)
Бортъ (Schwab)
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Daniel Borth, a farmer, his wife Anna, son Konrad (age 4), and mother Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 July 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Jakob Bauer.

Son Konrad may be recorded as the [step-]son of Johann Peter Schwab on the 1767 census of the colony of Schwab in Household No. 4.

In 1793, Johann Konrad Borth moved from Schwab to Müller.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Daniel Borth came from the German region of Isenburg.


- 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): Mv2680.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 128.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2606.

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