Beier / Beyer (Semenovka)

Spelling Variations: 
Beier (Semenovka)
Beyer (Semenovka)
Baier (Semenovka)
Бейеръ (Semenovka)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Widower Philipp Beier and his children settled in the Volga German colony of Semenovka on 24 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 35.

By 1798, son Georg is recorded living in the colony of Kamenka (Km007).


- 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): Km007, Se31.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 186.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

Immigration Locations