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Just Konstanz, a farmer, his wife Anna, children (Katharina, age 17½; Kaspar, age 15; Maria, age 13; Christina, age 11; Klara, age 6), and sister-in-law [wife's sister] Sophia [surname not recorded] (age 45) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 25 July 1766 aboard the snow-brig Maria Sophia under the command of Skipper Johann Bauer.

Joh. Heinrich Constans [sic], his wife Anna Maria, children (Anna Catharina, age 18; Johann Casper, age 15, Maria Cath., age 12; Cristina, age 11; Anna Clara, age 6), and his sister-in-law Sophia [surname not recorded] (age 44) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Just Heinrich Konstanz and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Warenburg on 12 May 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 90.

The 1767 census records that Just Heinrich Konstanz came from the German village of Alten-Buseck in the Darmstadt region.


- 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): Wr024.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 335.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2518.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #7922-7929.

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