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Christian Schiefelbein, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 20 May 1766 on board the Danzig galliot Die Hoffnung under the command of Skipper Johann Heschke.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Husaren on 17 February 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 20.

Peter Schiffelbein from Husaren and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Preuss in Household No. 83.

Georg Schiefelbein and his family are recorded on the 1857 census of Köhler in Household No. 122 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Husaren in 1857.

Philipp Schiefelbein from Husaren and his family are recorded on the 1857 census of Marienfeld.

Johannes Schiebelbein from Husaren is recorded on the 1857 census of Schuck in Household No. 101 along with a note that he had arrived from Husaren in Schuck in 1856.

Joseph Schiebelbein from Husaren and his family are recorded on the 1857 census of Josefstal in Household No. 36.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Christian Schiefelbein came from the German region of Marienwerder while the 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Marienwerder in Prussia.


- 1834 Preuss Census (Household No. 83).
- 1857 Josefstal Census (Household No. 36).
- 1857 Köhler Census (Household No. 122).
- 1857 Marienfeld Census.
- 1857 Schuck Census (Household No. 101).
- 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): Hn02, Hn04, Hn06, Hn28.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 168.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #345.

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Brent Mai

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