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Adam Dehlermann, his wife Anna, and [step]daughter Klara [surname not recorded] (age 14) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766.

Adam Telermann [sic], his wife Anna, and [step]daughter Maria [surname not recorded] (age 16) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Adam Dehlermann, a farmer, his wife Anna, and stepdaughter Klara [surname not recorded] (age 16) are recorded on the 1767 census of Leitsinger in Household No. 50). They had settled in Leitsinger on 19 August 1767.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Adam Dehlermann was a furrier while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer.

Adam Dehlermann is recorded moving from Neu-Kolonie to Hölzel in 1788. He is recorded on the 1798 census of Hölzel in Household No. Hz10.

The 1767 census records that Adam Dehlerman came from the German village of Bessenbach in the Bamberg district.

There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.


- 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): Hz10, Mv1862.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 71.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5769.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #6412-6414.

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