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Georg Balthasar Mauch, a cobbler, his wife Christina, children (Johannes, age 8; Christina, age 4; Christoph, age 2½), and mother Barbara arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 3 June 1766 aboard the galliot Adler under the command of Skipper Paul Adolph Drath.

Georg Balthasar Mauch, his wife Elisab. Dorothea, and children (Johannes, age 8½; Christina Elisabeth, age 5) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Balthasar Mauch, a cobbler (Schuhmacher), his wife Dorothea Margaretha, and children (Johannes, age 12; Christina, age 7) are recorded on the 1767 census of Lauwe in Household No. 26. They had settled there on 5 September 1767.

Balthasar Mauch, his daughter, and her family are recorded on the 1798 census of Lauwe in Household No. Lw16.

The Oraniembaum passenger list records that Georg Balthasar Mauch came from the German region of Württemberg. The 1767 census records that Balthasar Mauch came from the German village of Winzenburg [Württemberg?].There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.


- 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): Lw16.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 42.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #757.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #7252-7255.

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