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Johann Kroneberger, a farmer, his wife Anna, and sons (Ehrlach [sic], age 17½; Erick, age 12; Salomon, age 8) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Gottfried Seelender.

Wilhelm Kroneberger, a farmer, his wife Anna Gertrude, and sons (Johann Gerhardt, age 18; Georg Heinrich, age 15; Salomon, age 11) settled in the Volga German colony of Dehler on 1 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 10.

Johann Ehrhard Kroneberger and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Dehler in Household No. Dl07.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Kroneberger came from the German region of Köln.


- 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): Dl07.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 269.

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Brent Mai

Entry from the Oranienbaum passenger recording the arrival in Russia of Johann Kroneberger and his family.
Source: Brent Mai.

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