Lehning (Schwab)

Spelling Variations: 
Lehning (Schwab)
Ленингъ (Schwab)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

[Johann] Konrad Lehning, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Margaretha, age 11; Johann, age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 July 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Jakob Bauer.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Schwab of 8 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 8 along with Konrad's new wife Gertrude.

Widow Katharina Elisabeth Lehning from Schwab and her family are recorded on the 1857 census of Friedenberg.

The 1767 census records that Johann Konrad Lehning came from the German village of Angersbach [?] in the Riedesel region.


- 1857 Friedenberg Census.
- 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): Sb35.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 129.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2603.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies