Lang (Zug)

Spelling Variations: 
Lang (Zug)
Лангъ (Zug)
Lange (Zug)
Ланге (Zug)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Georg Lang, a farmer, his wife Philippina, and sons (Vincent, age 10; Georg, age 7) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.

Georg Lange [sic], his wife Maria, and sons (Vincentz [sic], age 10¼; Georg, age 7) are recorded on a list of colonists being transported from Oranienbaum to Saratov in 1767.

Widower Georg Lange [sic] and his sons (Franz [sic], age 11; Georg, age 9) are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 88. They had arrived there on 3 August 1767.

(1) Georg Lang (age 75) and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Zug in Household No. Zg29.

(2) Georg Lang (age 37) and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Zug in Household No. Zg04.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Georg Lang came from the German region of the Pfalz. The 1767 census records that he came from the village of Salzberg.


- 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): Zg04, Zg29.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 368.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4726.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #5631-5634.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies