Associated Colonies
Place of origin
Haßloch, Bad Dürkheim, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Johann Adam Neubauer, son of Johannes Neubauer & Anna Catharina, was baptized on 24 June 1729 in the Evangelical Church of Hassloch, 14 kilometers southeast from Bad Dürkheim.

He married Susanna Moser on 3 November 1751 in Wattenheim. Susanna, daughter of Friedrich & Maria Gretha Moser, had been baptized on 11 December 1729 in Hassloch. They had at least the following children, both baptized in Hassloch: (1) Johann Georg, on 4 April 1752; and (2) Maria Catharina, baptized in Hassloch on 14 October 1757.

Johann Adam Neubauer and his family emigrated to Russia, departing from Lübeck aboard a Russian packet-boat under the command of Lieutenant Makkensy. They arrived at the Russian port of Oranienbaum on 22 July 1766.

The family arrived in the colony of Kautz on 20 May 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 2.

On the 1798 Census, son Johann Friedrich is recorded in Kautz in Household No. Kz01. Sons Georg Jacob and Adam moved to the colony of Jost in 1788 where they are recorded on the 1798 Census in Households No. Jo38 & Jo13, respectively.


- 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).
- Parish records of Hassloch (LDS Films No. 488291 & 488292).
- Parish records of Wattenheim (LDS Film No. 193217).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 333.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical Universiy, 2010): 371.

Corina Hirt