Demler

Spelling Variations: 
Demler
Демлеръ
Dömler
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Adam Demler, a farmer, his wife Anna, and son Johann [Peter] (age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Heinrich under the command of Skipper Heinrich Niemann.

Adam Dömler died during the journey from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767. His widow remarried to Michael Eberlein.

Michael Eberlein, a farmer, his [new] wife Anna Appolonia [widow of Adam Demler], children (Sophia, age 10; Christina, age 8), and stepson Johann Peter [Demler] (age 7) are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 6.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Adam Demler came from the German region of Darmstadt.

Sources: 

- 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): Lb21.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 20.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2086.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #1713.

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