Deisling (Schönchen)

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Deisling (Schönchen)
Дейслингъ (Schönchen)
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Kornelius Deisling, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Aliorda, age 22; Johannes, age 11; Wilhelm, age 8; Johannes [Heinrich], age 3) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.

In 1789, Heinrich Deisling moved from Schönchen to Graf.

Heinrich Deisling from Schönchen and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Wittmann in Household No. Wm09.

The death of Heinrich Deisling in 1827 is recorded on the 1834 census of Wittmann in Household No. 44.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Kornelius Deisling came from the Netherlands.


- 1834 Wittmann Census (Household No. 44).
- 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): Wm09, Mv2613.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4491.


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