Rein (Lauwe)

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Rein (Lauwe)
Рейнъ (Lauwe)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johannes Rein, a farmer, his wife Anna Maria, and daughter Anna Maria (age 1) are recorded on the 1767 census of Lauwe in Household No. 37. They had settled there on 5 September 1767.

Johann[es] Rein and his son [Johann] Heinrich are recorded on the 1798 census of Lauwe in Household No. Lw37.

Johann Heinrich Rein and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Lauwe in Household No. 18.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Rein came from the German village of Undenheim.


- 1834 Lauwe Census (Household No. 18).
- 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): Lw37.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 45.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies