Reuber (Kolb)

Spelling Variations: 
Reuber (Kolb)
Рейберъ (Kolb)
Reiber (Kolb)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Christian Reuber, his wife Anna, and son Johann (age not recorded) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the ship Die Perle under the command of Skipper Thomson.

Christian Reuber, his wife Anna Klara, son Johannes (age 11), and stepson Johann Georg [Kembel] (age 13) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kolb in Household No. 2. They had settled there on 13 May 1767.

Descendants of Christian Reuber are recorded on the 1834 census of Kolb in Households No. 4, 31, 50, & 91.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Christian Reuber was a hunter while the 1767 census records that he was a craftsman (Handwerker).

The 1767 census records that Christian Reuber came from the German village of Langensalza in the region of Sachsen (Saxony).


- 1834 Kolb Census (Households No. 4, 31, 50, 91).
- 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): Ko07, Ko41.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 386.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1051.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #0445.

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Brent Mai

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