Scheuermann (Huck)

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Scheuermann (Huck)
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There are 2 Scheuermann families that settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 17 August 1767. Their relationship to each other is not recorded on the 1767 census.

(1) Johann Peter Scharrmann [sic], a farmer, his wife Katharina, and daughters (Regina, age 16; Anna Margaretha, age 12) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a pink under the command of Lieutenant Moisey Davydov. They are recorded on the 1767 census of Huck in Household No. 72.

(2) Nikolaus Scheuermann, a craftsman (Handwerker), his wife Anna Maria, and his mother-in-law Anna Margaretha (age 57) are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 73.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Peter Scharrmann [sic] came from the German region of Pfalz. The 1767 census records that both Peter Scheuermann & Nikolaus Scheuermann came from the German region of Kurpfalz.


- 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): Hk77.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 158.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4138.


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Volga Colonies