Riemer (Orlovskaya)

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Riemer (Orlovskaya)
Римеръ (Orlovskaya)
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Gottfried Riemer & Anna Magdalena Batzel were married on 15 May 1766 in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lübeck.

Gottfried Riemer, a carpenter (Zimmermann), and his wife Magdalena are recorded on the 1767 census of Orlovskaya in Household No. 42. They had settled there on 3 August 1767.

Gottfried Riemer and his descendants are recorded on the 1798 census of Orlovskaya in Households No. Or01 and Or31.

The 1767 census records that Gottfried Riemer came from the German region of Dessau.


- 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): Or01, Or31.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #56.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 320.

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