Sommer (Seelmann)

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Sommer (Seelmann)
Сомеръ (Seelmann)
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Andreas Sommer, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Brabander on 26 June 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 134. A note on the 1767 census of Brabander indicates that Andreas Sommer moved to the colony of Seelmann in 1768.

The 1767 census records that Andreas Sommer came from the German village of Milisin in Böhmen (Bohemia).


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 242.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3090.

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