Johann Friedrich Dahmer, son of Johann Jakob Dahmer (a tailor from the region of Riedesel) & Helena Eichler (from Auersbach), was baptized 3 June 1766 in St. Jakob's Lutheran Church in Lübeck.
Jakob Dahmer, his wife Anna Helena, and children (Johann Konrad, age 7½; Anna Maria, age 3¼) are recorded on the 1775 census of Beideck in Household No. 64.
- 1775 Census of Beideck (No. 64).
- 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): Bd46, Bd84.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) : Origins and Destinations (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #1317.