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Georg Fick, a farmer, and his wife Barbara arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Georg Fick and his wife Barbara are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Georg Fick, a farmer, and his wife Barbara settled in the Volga German colony of Kaneau on 7 June 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 61.

Johann Michael Fick from Kaneau is recorded on the 1798 census of Hummel in Household No. Hm14.

Michael Fick is recorded on the 1834 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 23.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Georg Fick came from the German region of Bayreuth. The 1767 census records that Georg Fick came from the German village of Benndorf.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Fick family among the Volga German colonies.

[Some translations record this surname as Fack, but later documents indicate that it should be Fick.]


- 1834 Paulskaya Census (Household No. 23).
- 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): Hm14.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 257.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #1480.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #0998-0999.

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