Braun (Brabander-1)

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Braun (Brabander-1)
Браунъ (Brabander-1)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Braun, a farmer, his wife Maria, and children (Johann, age 12; Angelia [sic], age 9; Susanna, age 7; Maria, age 3) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum aboard the galliot Der Jan under the command of Skipper Markus Dragun.

Johanes [sic] Braun, his wife Maria, and children (Johann, age 12; Engel [sic], age 9; Susanna, age 7; Maria, age 3¾) are recorded on a list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that mother Maria and daughter Maria died in route.

Johannes Braun, his children (Johannes, age 13; Angelika [sic], age 11; Anna, age 9), and his new wife Margaretha (age 19) are recoded on the 1767 census of Brabander in Household No. 55. They had settled there on 19 August 1767.

Andreas Braun from Brabander is recorded on the 1798 census of Hölzel in Household No. Hz05.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Braun came from the village of Consdorf in Luxembourg.


- 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): Bn22, Hz05.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 227.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #5647.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #6615-6620.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies