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Johannes Frühling & Anna Margretha Græf were married on 19 March 1766 in the Lutheran Church of Büdingen.

Johann[es] Frühling, a farmer, and his wife Margaretha 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.

Johannes Frühling and his family are recorded on the 1775 census of Beideck in Household No. 57.

Johannes Frühling, his wife, and sons (Johann Peter, age 28; Johannes, age 25; Johann Martin, age 25; Christian, age 22) are recorded on the 1798 census of Beideck in Household No. Bd07.

Georg [sic, should be Johannes] Frühling, son of Johannes Frühling, from Beideck is recorded on the 1811 census of Kukkus in Household No. 41 along with a note that he had arrived in Kukkus from Beideck in 1798.

In 1789, Heinrich Frühling moved from Beideck to Laub.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann[es] Frühling came from the German region of Darmstadt.


- 1775 Beideck Census (Household No. 57).
- 1811 Kukkus Census (Household No. 41).
- 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): Bd07, Lb54, Mv0199.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #448.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1741.

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