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Andreas Sanÿer & Anna Maria Gathoff were married on 14 March 1766 in the Lutheran Church of Büdingen.

Andreas Sänger, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Reval [Estonia] aboard the pink Sloan under the command of Lieutenant Sergey Panov.

Andreas Sänger, a farmer, his wife Anna Maria Gatthof, and daughter Anna Maria (age 3-months) are recorded on the 1767 census of Leichtling in Household No. 21. They had settled there on 14 May 1767.

Andreas Sänger and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Leichtling in Household No. Lg22.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Sänger came from the German region of Erbach. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Neustadt.

Contemporary generations of this family use the surname of Senger.


- 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): Lg22, Lg30.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #428.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institut, 2005): 55.
- Pleve, Igor. List of Colonists to Russia in 1766 "Reports by Ivan Kulberg" (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #564.

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