Johann Frahm and Maria Dorothea Rehders were married on 16 October 1765 in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lübeck.
Johann Georg Frahm, a farmer, and his wife Maria Dorothea settled in the Volga German colony of Reinhard on 15 July 1766 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 15.
The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Frahm came from the German village of Schwerin in the Mecklenburg region.
- 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): Rh19.
- 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): #39.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 23.