Heinrich (Keller)

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Heinrich (Keller)
Гейнрихъ (Keller)
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Anton Henrich [sic] from Hornau in the district of Mainz near Königstein & Anna Maria Sieber from Bentzheim on the Bergstraß were married on 26 March 1766 in the City Lutheran Church of Friedberg.

Anton Heinrich and his wife Anna Maria arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 June 1766 aboard the Die Vergelte Weintraube under the command of Skipper Anderson.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Keller on 12 May 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 15.

Widow Anna Maria Heinrich is recorded on the 1798 census of Neu-Kolonie in Household No. Nk11.

The 1767 census records that Anton Heinrich came from the German village of Horn in the Kurmainz 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): Nk11.
- 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): #297.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 344.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #788.

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Pre-Volga Origin

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