In 1794, Johannes Dermer and his family moved from Messer to Lauwe.
Johannes Dermer from Messer and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Lauwe in Household No. Lw04.
- 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): Lw04, Mv1741.