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Johan Philip Diesing, a linen weaver (Leinweber), & Anna Dorothea Krum, both from the area of Darmstadt, were married on 7 August 1766 in Pastor Möllraht's house in Lübeck. The marriage is recorded in the parish register of St. Jacob's Lutheran Church in Lübeck.

Philipp Dienst [sic], a weaver, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port in Oranienbaum on 19 September 1766 on a vessel under the command of skipper Johann Hermann Anderson.

Johann Phillip Dissing [sic] and his wife Anna Dorothea are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Johann Philipp Diesing, a farmer, and his wife Anna Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Yagodnaya Polyana on 16 September 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 21.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Philipp Dienst [sic] came from the German region of Darmstadt. The 1767 census records that Johann Philipp Diesing came from the German village of Schotten.


- 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): Yp05.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #284.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 178.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #6550.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #8416-8417.

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