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Christian Fahrenburg [sic], a farmer, his wife Johanna Margaretha, and daughters (Johanna Margaretha, age 9; Elisabeth, age 7) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum aboard the galliot Der Jan under the command of Skipper Markus Dragun.

They are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from Oranienbaum to Saratov.

Christian Fahrenbruch is next recorded on the 1798 census of Frank in Household No. Fk098.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Christian Fahrenbrug [sic] came from the German region of Sachsen (Saxony).


- 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): Fk098.
- Mai, Brent Alan, trans. & ed.  Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga: 1766-1767 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1998): #365-368.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5598.


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