Biehn (Leichtling-1)

Spelling Variations: 
Biehn (Leichtling-1)
Бинъ (Leichtling-1)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johannes Biehn, a farmer, and his wife Katharina Säger settled in the Volga German colony of Leichtling on 14 May 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 48 [erroneously with surname of Böhm].

They and their family are recorded on the 1798 census of Leichtling in Household No. Lg45.

Johannes Biehn and son Valentin are recorded on the 1834 census of Leichtling in Household No. 32 along with a note that Johannes had died in 1825.

The widow and children of another son (Johannes Biehn) are recorded on the 1834 census of Leichtling in Household No. 92 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Mariental in 1825.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Biehn came from the German village of Hammelburg.

Sources: 

- 1834 Leichtling Census (Household No. 32).
- 1834 Mariental Census (Households No. 201, 242).
- 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): Lg45.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 62.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies