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Kaspar Nauheim, his wife Anna, and children (Anna, age 8; Adam, age 6¼; Kaspar, age 4; Philipp, age 2¼) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Franz Nikolaus Schröder.

Caspar Nauheim, his wife Anna, and children (Anna, age 8; Adam, age 6¼; Casper, age 4) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that all three children died en route.

Kaspar Neuheim, a farmer, his wife Anna, and daughter Margaretha (age 9-months) are recorded on the 1767 census of Ober-Monjou in Household No. 53. They had settled there on 3 August 1767.

Widow Anna Neuheim née Rehminder is recorded on the 1798 census of Ober-Monjou in Household No. Om63 along with daughter Margaretha and son-in-law Joseph Seib and their family.

The 1767 census records that Kaspar Neuheim came from the German region of Leiningen.

There are no known surviving members of this Neuheim family among the Volga German colonies.


- 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): Om63.
- Oranienbaum passenger list #6864 [not included on the Kuhlberg List published by Igor Plehve].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 301.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4785-4789.

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