Heidt (Semenovka)

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Heidt (Semenovka)
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The baptism on 15 August 1743 of Johann Jakob Heid, son of Johannes Jakob Heid & Anna Maria Dehmer, is recorded on the parish register in Orb.

Johann Jakob Heidt, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the snow-brig Die Frau Dietrika under the command of Skipper Joachim Friedrich Luhn.

He is recorded on the 1798 census of Semenovka in Household No. Se19.

Johann Jakob Heid died on 22 February 1811 in the colony of Semenovka.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Jakob Heidt came from the German region of Mainz.

Sources: 

- List of those recruited by Johann Facius from 13 November 1765 to 18 February 1766.
- 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): Se19.
- Parish register for Bad Orb (Ortsfamlienbücher > Bad Orb).
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6049.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Max Weinbinder

Entry from the parish register of Orb recording the marriage on 12 April 1728 of Johann Jacob Heyd & Anna Maria Dehmer.
Source: Max Weinbinder.

Entry from the parish register of Orb recording the baptism on 15 August 1743 of Johann Jacob Haad.
Source: Max Weinbinder.

Entry from the parish register of Orb recording the death  on 23 January 1773 of Jacob Heid (the father).
Source: Max Weinbinder.

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies