Habich(t) (Köhler)

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Habicht (Köhler)
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Johann Heinrich Habicht was born 29 december 1735 in Schletzenhausen. He married Anna Maria Wolf who had been born 11 March 1736 in Keutzelbuch.

Johann Heinrich Habicht, a farmer, his wife Anna Maria, and daughters (Anna Maria, age 2; Anna Katharina, age 1/6) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the pink Cargo under the command of Lieutenant Moses Davydov.

Heinrich Habicht, his wife Anna Maria Wolf, and daughter Anna Maria (age 4) are recorded on the 1767 census of Köhler in Household No. 85. They had settled there on 21 August 1767.

Johann Nikolaus Habicht, believed to be the son of Johann Heinrich Habicht and Anna Maria Wolf, and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Köhler in Household No. Kl48.

The death of Nikolaus Habicht in 1833 is recorded on the 1834 census of Köhler in Household No. 175.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Johann Heinrich Habicht came from the German region of Fulda.


- 1834 Köhler Census (Household No. 175).
- 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): Kl48.
- Parish register of Keuzelbuch.
- Parish register of Schletzenhausen.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 381.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4205.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Max Weinbinder

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