Lang (Leichtling)

Spelling Variations: 
Lang (Leichtling)
Лангъ (Leichtling)
Long (Leichtling)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Peter Lang, a farmer, her wife Julianna, and children (Johann, age 12; Julianna, age 9; Melchior, age 6; Peter, age 1) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the ship Die Perle under the command of Skipper Thomson.

Peter Lang, a carpenter (Zimmermann), his wife Anna Maria Eiges, and children (Eva, age 12; Melchior, age 7) are recorded on the 1767 census of Leichtling in Household No 3. They had settled there on 14 May 1767.

Peter Lang from Leichtling and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Kamenka in Household No. 57.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Peter Lang came from the The 1767 census records that Peter Lang came from the German village of Seligenstadt in the Mainz region.


- 1834 Kamenka Census (Household No. 57).
- 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): Lg04.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 52.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1018.

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