Ho(h)mann (Brabander)

Spelling Variations: 
Hohmann (Brabander)
Гоманъ (Brabander)
Homann (Brabander)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Pre-Volga Origin: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Sebastian Hohmann, son of Conrad & Elisabeth Hohmann, was born 11 May 1711 in Besges. He married on 27 November 1736 in Hainzell to Anna Catharina Siebert, daughter of Johann Georg Siebert & Gertrud Werckmeister. Anna Catharina Siebert had been born 27 October 1710 in Blankenau. [Anna Catharina Siebert had been previously married on 28 November 1729 to Johann Adam Plock who died 7 October 1735.]

Johann Sebastian Hohmann & Anna Catharina Siebert have the following children, each born in Hainzell: (1) Johannes, born 10 November 1737, died 6 December 1737; (2) Anna Sabina, born 12 August 1741, died 30 April 1760; (3) Johannes, born 25 March 1744; and (4) Elisabeth, born 29 November 1746. Johann Sebastian Hohmann died 10 February 1747 in Hainzell. Anna Catharina Hohmann née Siebert died 7 August 1770 in Hainzell.

Johann Hohmann, son of Johann Sebastian Hohmann, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 29 August 1766 aboard the ship Apollo under the command of Skipper Detlov Merberg.

Johann Hohmann settled in the Volga German colony of Brabander on 28 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 23 along with a new wife Elisabeth and her children.

The 1767 census records that Heinrich Hohmann came from the German village of Hainzell in the Fulda region.


- 1811 Brabander Census (Household No. 16).
- 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): Bn16.
- Parish register of Hainzell.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 220.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5078.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Max Weinbinder

Entry from the parish register of Hainzell recording the birth of Johannes Hohmann on 25 March 1744.
Source: Max Weinbinder.

Entry from the Family Book of Hainzell (1760) recording widow Catharina Hohmann and her family. [ab est = went away]
Source: Max Weinbinder.

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies