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Johannes Nunnemann, a farmer, and his family (wife: Rosing, age 35; daughter: Johanna, age 3) immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) in 1761.

They joined the migration to Russia and settled in the Volga German colony of Fischer on 7 July 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 31.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Nunnemann came from the German village of Dergatz [?] in Württemberg.


- 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): B-1198.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 416.

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