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Suppes
Volga Colonies
Pre-Volga Origin
Unter-Seibertenrod, Hessen
Discussion & Documentation
      Johann Martin Suppes, son of Heinrich Suppes, was born on 15 February 1715 in Unter-Seibertenrod. He arrived along with his wife, four sons, and two daughters at the port in Oranienbaum on 19 September 1766 on a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Hermann Anderson. They are recorded on the Transport List going from Oranienbaum to Saratov during the summer of 1767. They settled in the colony of Hussenbach.
Researcher
Waldemar Schneider
Sources
- 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).
- Mai, Brent Alan, trans. & ed. Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga: 1766-1767 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1998).
- Parish records of Unter-Seibertenrod.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010)
Last updated 27 May 2016.