Lambert (Brabander)*

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Lambert (Brabander)*
Ламбертъ (Brabander)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Lammert [sic] from Bentzheim on the Bergstraß & Maria Catharina Pfarrhoff from Ober Erlenbach were married on 17 May 1766 in the City Lutheran Church of Friedberg.

Georg Lamberg [sic], a baker (Bäcker), and his wife Kathairna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Heidemann.

Georg Lambert, his wife Katharina, and daughter Maria (age 3-months) are recorded on the 1767 census of Brabander in Household No. 18. They had settled there on 28 August 1767.

Georg Lambert and his wife are recorded on the 1798 census of Brabander in Household No. Bn63.

The 1767 census records that Georg Lambert came from the German village of Bensheim Bergstraße in the Kurmainz region.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Lambert family among the Volga German colonies.


- 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): Bn63.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #349.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 219.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4134.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

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