Rahn (Grimm)*

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Rahn (Grimm)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Widow Margaretha Rahn and her daughters (Katharina Elisabeth, age 10½; Dorothea, age 8¼; Katharina Barbara, age 3½; Elisabeth Margaretha, age 1) are recorded on the 1775 census of Grimm in Household No. 21.

Three of the daughters are recorded on the 1798 census of Grimm in Households No. Gm026, Gm058, and Gm083.

There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.


- 1775 Grimm Census (Household No. 21).
- 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): Gm026, Gm058, Gm083.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies