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Albertus Lugarn, a farmer, and his wife Katharina arrived from Reval [Estonia] at the port of Oranienbaum on 30 May 1766 aboard the pink Lopamink under the command of Lieutenant Kryukov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Preuss on 16 August 1767. Albertus is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 82 along with his new wife Walpurga.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Albertus Lugarn came from the German region of Mainz while the 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Zeegendorf in the Bamberg region.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 427.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #403.

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