Beier (Rosenheim-2)*

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Beier (Rosenheim-2)*
Бейеръ (Rosenheim-2)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Michael Beier, a farmer, and his wife Christina arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Rosenheim on 27 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 63.

Michael Beier and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Rosenheim in Household No. Rm48.

The death of Michael Beier in 1805 is recorded on the 1811 census of Rosenheim in Household No. 48.

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Michael Beier came from the German village of Dienheim.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Beier 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): Rm48.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 77.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2991.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies