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Johann Christopher Dollheimer [sic] and Anna Barbara Kälber married 3 October 1765 in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lübeck.

Christoph Dahlheimer, a farmer, and his wife Anna Barbara settled in the Volga German colony of Mariental on 14 June 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 62.

The 1767 census records that Christoph Dahlheimer came from the German region of Ansbach.


- Bartowski, Anna Dalhaimer. "The History of Mariental and the Man Who Disappeared." AHSGR Journal (Spring 2023): 32-34.
- 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): Mt48.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #19.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 110.

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