Kling / Klink (Grimm)
Samuel Klinck from Württemberg and his family immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) in 1762. They left there in 1765 and joined the migration to Russia.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Grimm where they are recorded on the 1775 census in Household No. 50.
Before 1798, Adam Klink and his family moved to the colony of Bauer.
Philipp Jakob Kling from Grimm and his family are recorded on the 1857 census of Oberdorf in Household No. 57.
Johann Jakob Kling from Grimm and his family are recorded on the 1857 census of Oberdorf in Household No. 58.
- 1775 Grimm Census (Household No. 50).
- 1857 Oberdorf Census (Households No. 57, 58).
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-830.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Br12, Gm022.
Samuel Kling recorded on a marker in Schleswig commemorating the Volga Germans who had settled there before immigrating to Russia.
Source: Jorgelina Fischer.