There are two Beier families that settled in the Volga German colony of Rosenheim on 27 July 1765. They both immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) arriving in the city of Schleswig together on 4 July 1761.
(1) Johann Gottfried Beier, a farmer, his wife Anna Maria, and children (Johann Gottfried, age 9; Hans Georg, age 7) arrived in Denmark. They were dismissed from the Danish colonies on 6 June 1763 and joined the migration to Russia. They are recorded on the 1767 census of Balzer in Household No. 32.
(2) Johann Gottlieb Beier, a farmer, his wife Anna Sophia, and children (Johann Friedrich, age 12; Johann Gottlieb, age 7; Christina Friederica, age 2-months) arrived in Denmark. They were dismissed from the Danish colonies on 6 June 1763. Son Gottlieb from Rosenheim is recorded on the 1798 census of Enders in Household No. En21.
The 1767 census records that both Johann Gottfried and Johann Gottlieb Beier came from the German village of Döbern in the region of Sachsen (Saxony).
The Eichhorns record that both Johann Gottfried and Johann Gottlieb Beier came from Herzberg in Sachsen (Saxony).
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-122, B-123.
- 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): En21, Rm22, Rm58.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 69, 70.