Böhm (Dönhof)

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Böhm (Dönhof)
Behm (Dönhof)
Бемъ (Dönhof)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Wilhelm Böhm, a farmer, his wife Anna Margaretha, and son Johann Heinrich (age 2-weeks) are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 50. They had settled there on 21 July 1766.

In 1794, Johann Wilhelm Böhm left Dönhof.

Wihelm Böhm and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Dönhof in Household No. Dh040.

The sons of Wilhelm Böhm are recorded on the 1834 census of Dönhof in Household No. 99 along with a note that Johann Heinrich Böhm had relocated to the colony of Kaneau in 1827 [sic].

Heinrich Böhm from Dönhof and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Kaneau in Household No. 27 along with a note that he had arrived in Kaneau from Dönhof in 1830 [sic].

The 1767 census records that Johann Wilhelm Böhm came from the German region of Sachsen (Saxony).

Sources: 

- 1834 Dönhof Census (Household No. 99).
- 1834 Kaneau Census (Household No. 27).
- 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): Dh040, Mv0499.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 354.

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