Fuhr (Rothammel)

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Fuhr (Rothammel)
Фуръ (Rothammel)
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Christian Fuhr, a farmer, his wife, and his sisters arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 25 July 1766 aboard the Russian packet-boat under the command of Lieutenant Sornev.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Rothammel on 21 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 13.

Christian Fuhr and his family (sons: Peter, age 26; Mattias, age 17; Johannes, age 7) are recorded on the 1798 census of Rothammel in Household No. Rt21.

The death of Christian Fuhr in 1800 is recorded on the 1811 census of Rothammel in Household No. 21.

Mattias Fuhr, son of Christian Fuhr, is recorded on the 1811 census of Rothammel in Household No. 21 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Preuss [year not recorded].

Mattias Fuhr from Rothammel and his son Anton (age ½) are recorded on the 1811 census of Preuss in Household No. 80 along with a note that Mattias had arrived in Preuss from Rothammel in 1801.

In 1797, Johann Jakob Fuhr moved from Rothammel to Brabander.

Jakob Fuhr and his wife are recoded on the 1798 census of Brabander in Household No. Bn28.

In 1798, Frank & Michael Fuhr moved from Rothammel to Dehler.

The 1767 census records that Christian Fuhr came from the Sasbach in the Baden-Baden region.

Sources: 

- 1811 Preuss Census (Household No. 80).
- 1811 Rothammel Census (Household No. 21).
- 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): Bn28, Rt21.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 84.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2709.

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