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Wilhelm Schuppe, his wife Margaretha, and daughers (Elisabeth Katharina, age 4; Jakobina, age 1) immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) arriving in the city of Schleswig on 4 July 1761.

They were dismissed from the Danish colonies on 1 May 1763 and joined the migration to Russia.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Grimm where they are recorded on the 1775 census in Household No. 55.

The Eichhorns record that Wilhelm Schuppe came from the German region of Baden-Durlach.


- 1775 Census of Grimm (No. 55)
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-1510.
- 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): Gm069.


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