Hennemann (Wittmann)

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Jakob Heinemann, a farmer, his wife Margaretha, and daughter Anna (age 2) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Franz Nikolaus Schröder.

Jacob Heinemann [sic], his wife Margartha, and daughter Anna (age 2¼) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that mother Margaretha and daughter Anna died en route.

Jakob Heinemann, a farmer, his wife [new] Katharina, and [step-]son Johannes [surname not recorded] (age 8) are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Beauregard in Household No. 22. They settled in the Volga German colony of Wittmann.

In 1769, widow Sophia Heineman from Boisroux married Heinrich Seitz in Zürich.

The 1798 census of Wittmann records Jakob Hennemann in Household No. Wm06.

The 1767 census records that Jakob Hennemann came from the village of Bautenstein [Partenstein?].


- 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): Wm06, Mv0261.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 199.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6833.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4435-4437.

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Brent Mai

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