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This side serves the colonists in Denmark
from 1759 and the further Colonization in Russia from 1765.
It should be shown, like the people at that
time from Southern Germany coming to Denmark moved. You didn't find any hold
there and assumed the invitation the Czarina Katharina of the big. In Russia,
the main-settlement-area was the Wolga once. At the Wolga, the commissioners
defined new areas. These should be populated with the new colonists.
Until now, it was assumed by most
researchers that directly she from Hesse, Württemberg etc.. came. On these
sides, you now find the families, which were in the service of the Danish king
The colonists settled to the area of the Volga from Denmark
are presented in the first part. The way led from Lübeck, partially over Danzig,
Libau, after St. Petersburg. Here, a camp was up set to the recording and
quarantine, Oranienbaum. The further one usually went away over the waterway as
far as into the Wolgagebiet. There, the further distribution took place on the
settlement-places. Furthermore, colonists appear into other areas here. Because
of the low quantity here classified.
The colonists settled after Hirschenhof from Denmark
are presented in the second part. Also led away for her after Oranienbaum. There
these colonists were chosen and returned into the Baltikum. The Czarina
Katharina the big decided, that this property should be filled again in Livland
The colonists settled after Riebensdorf from Denmark
are presented in the third part. Katharina the tallness has ordered a group
of 60 families to the area of Ostrogoshsk to settle there.
In the fourth part the colonists settled to
Saratowka from Denmark
are performed. These were settled like the Hirschenhöfer by contract with the
czarina in the northern colonies Saratowka, Kolpina and Srednaja Ragatka.