Weimer (Nieder-Monjou)

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Weimer (Nieder-Monjou)
Веймеръ (Nieder-Monjou)
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Catharina Elisabeth Weÿer, daughter of Joh. Heinrich Weÿmer & Elisabeth Dorothea Krus, was baptized on 13 October 1765 in St. Peter Lutheran Church in Lübeck.

Heinrich Weimer, an ore miner (Erzbergbauarbeiter), his wife Elisabeth, and children (Georg Wilhelm, age 12; Katharina, age 3-weeks) are recorded on the 1767 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 110 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Nieder-Monjou in 1768. They had settled in Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766.

Widower Heinrich Weimer is recorded on the 1798 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. Ka018.

The 1767 census records that Heinrich Weimer came from the German village of Katzenelnbogen in the Hessen region.

Sources: 

- 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): Ka018.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #1345.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 300.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies