Biehn (Leichtling-1)

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Biehn (Leichtling-1)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johannes Biehn, a farmer, and his wife Katharina Säger settled in the Volga German colony of Leichtling on 14 May 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 48 [erroneously with surname of Böhm].

The 1767 census records that Johannes Biehn came from the German village of Hammelburg.


- 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): Lg45.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 62.


Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies