Dahmer (Beideck)

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Dahmer (Beideck)
Дамеръ (Beideck)
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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.

Johann Jakob Dahmer, a farmer, and his wife Anna Helena arrived from Lübeck at the port in Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the Swjatoy Pawel under the command of midshipman Fyodor Sornev.

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.

Nikolaus Dahmer from Beideck and his sons are recorded on the 1811 census of Krasnoyar in Household No. 116.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Jakob Dahmer came from the German village of Altenschlirf.


- 1775 Beideck Census (Household No. 64).
- 1811 Krasnoyar Census (Household No. 116).
- 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.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2231.

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Brent Mai

Entry from the Oranienbaum passenger list recording the arrival in Russia of Johann Jakob & Anna Helena Dahmer.
Source: Brent Mai.

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