Gleim / Kleim (Grimm)

Spelling Variations: 
Kleim (Grimm)
Gleim (Grimm)
Глеймъ (Grimm)
Клеймъ (Grimm)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Orphan Wilhelm Gleim (age 15), son of the deceased Wilhelm Gleim, is recorded on the 1767 census of Grimm in Household No. 78 along with his mother Katharina and stepfather Heinrich Heintz.

They are also recorded on the 1775 census of Grimm in Household No. 153.

Wihelm Gleim and his family have not been located on the 1798 census of the Volga German colonies.

Wilhelm Gleim and his family (sons: [a] Heinrich Konrad; [b] Wilhelm; [c] Johann Friedrich; [d] Jakob) are recorded on the 1834 census of Grimm in Household No. 322.

[a] The death of Heinrich Konrad Gleim in 1830 is recorded on the 1834 census of Grimm in Household No. 322.

Johann Gleim, son of Heinrich Konrad Gleim, and his family are recorded on the 1857 census of Grimm in Household No. 335.

[b] Wilhelm Gleim and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Grimm in Household No. 322.

[c] Johann Friedrich [sic] Gleim is recorded on the 1834 census of Grimm in Household No. 322 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Stephan in 1834.

Philipp [sic] Gleim from Grimm and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Stephan in Household No. 100.

Philipp [sic] Gleim and his family are recorded on the 1850 census of Stephan in Household No. 152.

The death of Philipp [sic] Gleim in 1854 is recorded on the 1857 census of Stephan in Household No. 154.

[d] Jakob Gleim is recorded on the 1834 census of Grimm in Household No. 322 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Katharinenstadt in 1834.

Jakob Gleim from Grimm and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 164 along with a note that he had arrived in Katharinenstadt from Grimm in 1826.

Jakob Gleim and his family are recorded on the 1850 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 226.

Jakob Gleim and his family are recorded on the 1857 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 246.

The 1767 census records that Wilhelm Gleim came from the German region of Isenburg.

Several translations of early documents erroneously record this surname as Klein.

Sources: 

- 1775 Grimm Census (Household No. 153).
- 1834 Grimm Census (Household No. 322).
- 1834 Katharinenstadt Census (Household No. 164).
- 1834 Stephan Census (Household No. 100).
- 1850 Katharinenstadt Census (Household No. 226).
- 1850 Stephan Census (Household No. 152).
- 1857 Grimm Census (Household No. 335).
- 1857 Katharinenstadt Census (Household No. 246).
- 1857 Stephan Census (Household No. 154).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 84.

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