Spelling Variations: 
Bell (Dinkel)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Joachim Heinrich Böll, a farmer, and his wife Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Dinkel on 12 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 21.

Andreas Ulrich Bell,son of the deceased Heinrich Bell, and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Dinkel in Household No. Dn26.

The 1767 census records that Joachim Heinrich Böll came from the German village of Klostob [?] in the region of Holstein.


- 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): Dn26.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 303.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies