Hornung (Luzern)

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Hornung (Luzern)
Горнунгъ (Luzern)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Hornung, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.

Johann Hornung, his wife Elisabeth, and new-born son Johann are recorded on a list of colonists being transported from Oranienbaum to Saratov in 1767.

Widower Johannes Hartung [sic], a farmer, and his son Wolfgang (age 9-months) are recorded on a list of Beauregard recruits in Household No. 48.

Stephen Hornung and his siblings, presumed to be children of Johannes Hornung, are recorded on the 1798 census of Luzern in Household No. Lz24 [erroneously translated as Horn on the 1798 census of Luzern].

Stephen Hornung and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Luzern in Household No. 52.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Hartung came from the German village of Wehrshausen.


- 1834 Luzern Census (Household No. 52).
- 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): Lz24.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2008): 358.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4593.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #5873-5875.

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Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies