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Jakob Rödinger, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Rosenheim on 27 June 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 67.

Adam Redinger (age 9) and his brother Gottlieb Redinger (age 6), sons of the deceased Jakob Redinger, are recorded on the 1798 census of Rosenheim in Household No. Rm07.

Adam Redinger and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Rosenheim in Household No. 6. The death of Adam Redinger in 1848 is recorded on the 1850 census of Rosenheim in Household No. 11.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Jakob Rodinger came from the German region of Dienheim while the 1767 census records that he came from the German Herrschaft von Gleichen.


- 1834 Rosenheim Census (Household No. 6).
- 1850 Rosenheim Census (Households No. 11, 12).
- 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): Rm07. 
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 78.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3005.

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Volga Colonies