Jäger (Norka)

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Jäger (Norka)
Јегеръ (Norka)
Jager (Norka)
Егеръ (Norka)
Yeager (Norka)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Friedrich Jäger, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Wiebe Heinrichson.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Norka. By the time of the 1767 census of Norka, Friedrich's widow, Anna Elisabeth, is recorded there in Household No. 97 remarried to Lorenz Hergenröder. 

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Friedrich Jäger came from the German district of the Pfalz.


- 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): Nr185.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 254.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3540.

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