Stiglitz (Lauwe)

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Stieglitz (Lauwe)
Stiglitz (Lauwe)
Штиглицъ (Lauwe)
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Friedrich Stieglitz, a baker (Bäcker), and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the Danish galliot Nord Stern under the command of Skipper Detlev Belling.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Lauwe on 19 August 1767 and his wife died there on 9 November 1767.

Widower Friedrich Stieglitz and stepson Friedrich Müller are recorded on the 1767 census of Lauwe in Household No. 51.

The 1767 census records that Friedrich Stieglitz came from the German village of Sangerhausen in the region of Sachsen (Saxony).


- 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): Lw26.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 48.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5269.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies