Hermonie / Hermony

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Michael Hermoni, a farmer, his wife Regina [sic], and sons (Anton, age 2; Franziscus, age ¼) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Grapp.

Michael Hermani, his wife Christina [sic], and son Franciscus (age ¾) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that the wife and son died en route.

Michael Hermonÿ, a farmer, and his new wife Elisabeth are recorded onthe 1767 census of Kautz in Household No. 20. They had settled in Kautz on 21 August 1767.

The 1767 census records that the Hermonÿ family came from the German village of Hüffelsheim in the Pfalz.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kz31, Kz32.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 338.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5927.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #6395-6397.

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