Haupt (Lauwe)

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Haupt (Lauwe)
Гауптъ (Lauwe)
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Johann Mattias [sic] Haupt, a stonemason, his wife Maria Elisabeth, and daughters (Dorothea Louisa, age 16; Maria Elisabeth, age 11) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the Danish galliot Nord Stern under the command of Skipper Detlev Belling.

Johann Martin [sic] Haupt, his wife Maria Elisabeth, and daughters (Johanna Louisa, age 17; Dorothea Elisabeth, age 12) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Daughter Louisa Haupt is recorded on the 1798 census of Lauwe in Household No. Lw38 as the wife of Christian Drexler.


- 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): Lw38.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #5222.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #2049-2052.

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Volga Colonies