Kling / Klink (Grimm)

Spelling Variations: 
Kling (Grimm)
Klink (Grimm)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Samuel Klinck from W├╝rttemberg and his family immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) in 1762. They left there in 1765 and joined the migration to Russia.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Grimm where they are recorded on the 1775 census in Household No. 50.

Before 1798, Adam Klink and his family moved to the colony of Bauer.


- 1775 Grimm census (Household No. 50).
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): 477.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Br12, Gm022.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies