Silianus [sic] Rehm, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 31 July 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Lieutenant Samuel Gibbs.
Silianus [sic] Rehm, a farmer, and his [new] wife Anna Maria [Geis] are recorded on the 1767 census of Moor in Household No. 68 along with his mother-in-law Anna Kathairna Geis and her son Christoph (age 14). They had arrived in Moor on 1 July 1767, and a note records that they relocated to the colony of Huck in 1768. [See Geis Family.]
Nikolaus [sic] Rehm and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Moor in Household No. Mo05.
Konrad Rehm, presumed son of Nikolaus/Silianus Rehm, and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Moor in Household No. Mo37.
The death of Kilianus [sic] Rehm in 1817 is recorded on the 1834 census of Moor in Household No. 5.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Silianus Rehm came from the German district of Hessen while the 1767 census records that he came from the German district of Isenburg.
- 1834 Moor Census (Household No. 5).
- 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): Mo05, Mo37.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 173.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2901.