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Johann Heinrich Remisch, a single cobbler (Schuhmacher), arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard the pink Novaya Dvinka under the command of Lieutenant Perepechin.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Hildmann on 18 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 2 along with his new wife Anna Maria.

In 1791, Johann Heinrich Remich and his family moved from Hildmann to Köhler.

They are recorded on the 1798 census of Köhler in Households No. Kl33 & Kl34 (some translations mistakenly record their surname in 1798 as Romme).

The 1767 census records that Johann Heinrich Remisch came from the German village of Helmstedt near Braunschweig.


- 1834 Köhler Census (Households No. 39, 40).
- 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): Kl33, Kl34, Mv0847.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 97.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3847.


Brent Mai

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