Johannes Dinges, a craftsman (Handwerker) from the district of Isenburg, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Norka on 15 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 164.
Johannes Dinges, his wife Louisa, and son Ernst Heinrich (age 8) are recorded on the 1775 census of Norka in Household No 172.
Georg [sic] Dinges, son of Johannes Dinges, and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Norka in Household No. Nr101.
The death of [Ernst] Heinrich Dinges in 1802 is recorded on the 1811 census of Norka in Household No. 101.
Ernest Heinrich Dinges, son of Ernst Heinrich Dinges, is recorded on the 1811 census of Norka in Household No. 101 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Bangert in 1811 [sic].
Ernest Heinrich Dinges from Norka is recorded on the 1811 census of Bangert in Household No. 28 along with a note that he had arrived in Bangert in 1810 [sic].
- 1775 Norka Census (Household No. 172).
- 1811 Bangert Census (Household No. 28).
- 1811 Norka Census (Household No. 101).
- 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): Nr101, Nr181.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 273.