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David Trallmann immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) in 1764. In 1765, he joined the migration to Russia.

David Trallmann and his wife Katharina arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Heinrich under the command of Skipper Henrich Niemann.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Stahl am Tarlyk on 13 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 14.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that David Trallmann was a farmer while the 1767 census records that he was a weaver (Leineweber).

The 1767 census records that David Trallmann came from the German village of Lütersburg [perhaps Lüdersburg]. The Oranienbaum passenger list records that David Tralmann came from the German district of Holstein.


- 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-1701.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 208.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2098.

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