Weisheim (Köhler)*

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Weisheim (Köhler)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Eremeus Weisheim, a gardner (Gärtner), and his wife Anna Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Köhler on 21 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 90.

Their daughter Sophia is recorded on the 1798 census of Köhler in Household No. Kl02.

The 1767 census records that Eremeas Weisheim came from the German region of Bonn.

There are no know surviving male lines of this Weisheim family among the Volga German colonies.


- 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): Kl02.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 382.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies