Rehm (Moor)

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Rehm (Moor)
Rahm (Moor)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Silianus [sic] Rehm, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 31 July 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Lieutenant Samuel Gibbs.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Moor on 1 July 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 68 along with his bride Anna Maria.

The death of Kilianus [sic] Rehm in 1817 is recorded on the 1834 census of Moor in Household No. 5.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Silianus Rehm came from the German district of Hessen while the 1767 census records that he came from the German district of Isenburg.


- 1834 Moor Census (Household No. 5).
- 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): Mo05, Mo37.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 173.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2901.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Immigrated to the following locations: 

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