Lamm (Norka)

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Lamm (Norka)
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Peter Lamm and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 abord the Russian pink Slon under the command of Lieutenant Sergey Panov.

Peter and his wife did not make it to the Volga German colonies, but their children (Johannes, Michael, and Anna Maria) arrived in the Volga German colony of Norka on 15 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Households No. 54 & 56.

Johannes Lamm and his family are recorded on the 1775 census of Norka in Household No. 203.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Lamm came from the German village of Lorbach.


- 1775 Norka Census (Household No. 203).
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Nr214.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 243-244.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4033, #4034.


Steve Schreiber

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies