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Andreas Kimbal [sic], a weaver, his Margaretha, and children (Elisabeth, age 16; Johann David, age 15; Lanetta, age 3; Louisa, age 2) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the ship Mann und Frau under the command of Skipper Daniel Berg.

Andreas Guimbald, his wife Margretha, and children (Maria Elisabeth, age 14; David, age 12) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Andreas Gimbald, a silk weaver (Seidenweber), his wife Margaretha, and children (Elisabeth, age 18; Ludwig David, age 15) are recorded on the 1767 census of Brabander in Household No. 66. They had settled there on 5 September 1767.

The 1767 census records that Andreas Gimbald came from the German village of Sanflet [?] near Uwern [?].

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


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 229.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #1122.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #7791-7794.

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