German origins Project

Legend:   

BV=a German village near the Black Sea .  
FN= German family name.   
FSL= First Settlers’ List.   
GL= a locality in the Germanies.   
GS= one of the German states.  
ML= Marriage List.  
RN= the name of a researcher who has verified one or more German origins.  
UC= unconfirmed.   
VV= a German Volga village.

Names in bold are an entry or a cross-reference to an entry. 
Red text calls attention to information for which verification is completed or well underway.


Da-Demz               last updated January 2014

DaabFN{Johannette E.}: the widow ,Muntermann living in Shcherbakovka [Sv27] in 1798 but born in Brensbach [Condominium] and married  in Zell-bei-Michelstadt, [Erbach County] (Gieg1).

Dabrowa Tarnowska: 46 miles E of Krakow, 11 miles N of Tarnow city, Poland.  This may have been the Dumerof which the GCRA found associated with the Eichelberg family.

Dachs{A.Catharina/Katarina}: she was from Wald-Amorbach and married Hoffgerber/Hofferbaer{J.Leonard} in Buedingen 28 April 1766  (Mai&Marquardt#605 and Gieg1). KS124 says she was fromUC Ambach?, Erbach.  On 13 Sept 1766 Hofferber{J.Leonhard} and {A.Catharina) arrived in Russia (Kulberg5216).  Later in 1766 Hoferbarth{J.Bernhard & Kathrina} in Oranienbaum took transport for the Volga (T7210-7211).  By 9 Jan 1767 they had settled at Frank FSL #100. 

DachwigGL: an unidentified place said by the Neidermonjou FSL to be Teisel? and Teusel? widows.

Dadriof?GL: an unidentified country; see Kritz.

DaechlerFN: said by the Seelmann FSL to be fromUC Lacorom?, Elsass.  In 1798 spelled Tegler (Mai1798:Sm54).

Daefpeng(?)GL, Pfalz: an unidentified place said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Flomart? family.

Daenchenburg, [Mechlenburg-Schwerin Duchy]: is some 12 miles ENE of Rostock city; see Delchenburg.

Daenecker: go to Dannicker.

DaeneschGL, Schwarz: said by the the Rohleder FSL to be homeUC to a Hochweiss family. 

Daenemark is German for Denmark.  Dona Reeves-Marquardt found that the Dumbler family settled for a while in Denmark (no locality mentioned) on its way to Grimm where it arrived before 1775 and was included as household 51 in the 1775 census there. Said (no locality mentioned) by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Wurseck family.  Said (no locality mentioned) by the Kraft FSL to be homeUC to a Eck family.  The Mariental FSL says this was (no locality mentioned) the homeUC of frau Dessert.

DaennekerFN: see Danecker.

DaenstaedtGL, Saxony: see Danstedt, Sachsen.

Dafin?GS: is the Dauphine region of France.

Dagen/DegenFN{Martin}: Danish records say this man fromUC Berwangen, property of the Count from Helmstatt, Ritterlicher Knton Kraichgau, Schwaebisher Ritterkreis arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1762 and lived with wife and 5 chidren at #6 “Moltchken Hof” in F6 Colony “Friderichsheide”, Flensburg Amt  until they secretly left in 1765.  He may have been the man listed in the Reinwald FSL #20 (EEE p.376, see that for more detail).  Said by the Reinwald FSL #20 to be fromUC Mosbach, Kurpfalz.  Spelled Degen in 1798 (Mai1798:Rh12).

DagsburgGL, Frankreich: an unidentified place said by the Mariental FSL to be homeUC to a Gaertner family.

DahlenbergGL, Preussen: an unidentified place said by the Enders FSL to be homeUC to a Stenaben? family.  There was a place of this name in Kursachsen some 28 miles NE of Leipzig city, but I do not find one in Prussian territory.

DahlheimerFN: see Thalmeimer.

DahlingerFN: see Dalinger.

Dahmer{J.Friederich}: the son of {J.Jacob} and  Eichler{Hellena}, baptized in Luebeck 3 June 1766; godfather was Jost{J.Friedr.} (Mai&Marquardt#1317).  

Dahmer{J.Jacob}: baptized inUC the Riedesel Barony, husband of  Eichler{Hellena}, their son {J.Friederich} was baptized in Luebeck 3 June 1766; godfather was Jost{J.Friedr.} (Mai&Marquardt#1317). Lutheran fromUC Altenschlirf,  he arrived in Russia with his wife {A.Hellena} 4 July 1766 (Kulberg2231).  Not found in T.  By 1775 they had settled in Beideck census #64 and were still there in 1798 (Mai1798:Bd84).

DahmerFN: said by the Doenhof FSL to be fromUC Stollberg (no locality mentioned).

DahnFN: see Than.

DaiberFN: see Deibert.

DaireFN: see Derr.

DairingFN: see Deiringand Deuring.

DaisFN: see Daiss.

DaisbachGL, Sinsheim [Amt], Baden: is some 3 miles N of Sinsheim city, and said by the 1858 Bergdorf census to be homeUC to the Eberle family.

DaissFN: arrived in Glueckstal 1820-24 and KS:323 said they were fromUC Entringen, Herrenberg [Amt], Wuerttemberg; but GCRA proved origin in Obergruppenbach, Heilbronn [Amt], Wuerttemberg using FHL 1,860,469.  Also spelled Dais and Tais.  See the GCRA book for detail.

DalfussFN: said by the Seelmann FSL to be fromUC Znaim.  For 1788 and 1798 see Mai1798:Mv2713 and Pf80.

DalheimGL, Luxembourg: is some 7.5 miles SE of the city of Luxembourg, and said by the Preuss FSL to be home to Hess and Krantz families.

Dalheim-bei-Limburg: an unidentified place which a Friedberg ML said was homeUC to Hartmann{J.Adam} who married Burk{A.Maria} 28 April 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#337).

DalingerFN{Christian Jr.}: Danish records say this son of {Christian Sr.}arrived in July 1762 with his parents at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy and later went to Galka (EEE p.373, for more detail see that) . Said by the Galka FSL #38 to be from Langenalb, Baden-Durlach.  Spelled Dahlinger in 1798: for {Christoph/Christian} see (Mai1798:Gk7, 9, and 57; for {Maria} see Gk18 and Db79. 

DalingerFN{Christian Sr.}: Danish records say this man arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1762; and lived with his wife and 4 children at #3 “Gabels Hof” in Colony F12 “Sophien Wiese”, Flensburg Amt leaving there in May 1765 going to Russia.  He died in 1765 or 1766.  (EEE p.373, for more detail see that).   His widow {Maria Catharina}, from Langenalb, Baden-Durlach Margraviate and his younger children were listed at Galka FSL #39.

DalingerFN{Michel}: Danish records say this son-in-law of Ulrich{Michael} arrived at Flensburg with wife and 4 children, who probably actually were children of the deceased Ulrich{Michael} now adopted by Dalinger; this group lived along with the widow of Ulrich{Michael} at #3 “Raben Hof” in Colony F18 ‘Christianshoehe”, Bredstedt Lanschaft; in June 1765 they left Russia and are recorded in the parish records of Neu-Saratowka colony near St. Petersburg (EEE pp. 373 & 628, for more detail see that).

Dalov(?)GL, Champagne, France: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be home to a Weber family.

DalsheimGL, France: an unidentified place said by the Preuss FSL to be home to a Diehl family.  There are several Dalsheim in Germany.  There is a Dalstein some 25 miles SE of the city of Luxembourg in the Mosel valley of Lorraine province, France.

Dam(m)FN: said by the Stumpp supplement to the Dietel FSL to be fromUC Mecklenburg (no locality indicated). 

Dam(m) FN: Danish records said this Lutheran leftUC Michelstadt, Erbach County arriving at Friderica, Juetland Royal Province in Oct. 1760; by Dec. 1761 he and his wife were living in Colony J1 “Friderichshoi”, Hald Amt; they were last registered in Denmark in April 1763 (EEE p.373, for more detail see that).  They were listed in the Schilling 1775 census at #42.

DamehtebergGL, Pfalz-Zweibrucken: a mistranscription of Lichtenberg.

DamerFN{A.Katharina}: a Schlitz ML said she was daughter of {Johannes} fromUC Engelroth and recorded her 18 August 1766 marriage to  Winterholder{Andreas}; by 17 Aug 1767 this couple had settled at Boaro (bxFSL#127)  (Mai&Marquardt#744). Not found in Kulberg, in T or in Mai1798.

DamerFN{Magdalena}: KS124 says this widow of {Ulrich} left either Bieber or Lohrhaupten near Gelnhausen in 1765.  I could not find her in any published FSL or in Mai1798.

Damerzhausen?, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Margraviate]: an unidentified place said by the Dehler FSL to be homeUC to a Raab family.  This just might be Damshausen, some 6 miles WNW of Marburg-an-der-Lahn, lying on or very near the border between Hessen-Darmstadt and Hessen-Kessel.

DamfeldGL,  Marienburg Amt: is now Grobelno, Poland, and was some 1.5 miles W of Marienburg city.  Said by the Rosenort FSL to be homeUC to a Borm{Peter} family.  Also spelled Dammfelde.

DamiceGL, Osesterrich: said by the Graf FSL to be homeUC to a Zahn family.

DammFN{Heinrich}:  said by the Ernestinendorf FSL to be fromUC Oberdorf, [ perhaps Isenburg-Meerholz??].  For 1798 see Mai1798:Er8, Bb3.

DammFN{Johann}:  said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Grossen Buseck.

DammFN{Jacob}: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Nenger?.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

DammFN{Johannes}: said by the Phillipsfeld FSL to be fromUC Friedewald.  Spelled Dan in 1769 (Mai1798:Mv2285).

DammFN{Andreas}: said by the Rothammel FSL to be fromUC Biel, Baden-Baden.

Damm{J.Jakob}: Using LDS Film 193924 John F. Read proved he was born 1731 in Kriegsfeld, Kurpfalz (now Rheinland-Pfalz), and married Heinrich{Catherina E.}. Brent Mai and John Read put together the following: they settled in Schilling by 1775 with their two children [they may have been in Loeb earlier – ed].  In 1798 his second wife was recorded as widowed (Mai1798:Sg42) and his daughter was recorded as wife of Schneider{Johannes} (Mai1798:St39).  For more information go to: http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/d/damm_schilling.cfm.

DammFN{Conrad/Conradii}: Corina Hirt using LDS Films #1046999 and 958789 found his 1739 baptism in the Buchen Catholic church and his 1764 marriage to Wahl{A.Maria} in Freimersheim.  By 18 July 1766 they had settled at Volmer FSL #9, he said to be fromUC Amorbach, Mainz.  By 1790 the widow {A.Maria} moved with two of her children to Husaren to remarry Engraf{Adam} Mai1798:Mv2929, Hn16), while another child had remained in Volmer and another had moved to Kamenka (Vm16 and Km72). For more detail go to the Orogin section of the CVGS website.

DammfeldeGL: see Damfeld.

DamplonFN: said by the Brabander FSL to be fromUC Medernas, Luxembourg [Duchy].   Spelled Tomplon? in 1798 (Mai1798:Bn68).

DamshausenGL: see Damerzhausen.

Damwolf FN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Berolzheim.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

DanFN: see Damm and Don.

DanGL, France: see Danne-et-Quarte-Vents.

Dandorf{A.Maria}: listed in the 1798 Seelmann census (Sm19) but I could not find her in any FSL.

Dandoerfer{Franz}: listed in the 1798 Seelmann census (Sm20) but I could not find him in any FSL.

DaneckerFN: said by the Bettinger FSL to be fromUC Wittendorf with a Richter step-son in the household. 

Danecker: go to Dannicker.

Dannecker: go to Dannicker.

Danewald/Dannewald{Georg Ludwig}: Danish records say he was the son of Lutheran {Johann} who leftUC Kurpfalz arriving in Schleswig city, Schleswig Royal Duchy in July 1761;  he married in Schleswig in July 1761; he and  his wife moved to Juetland Royal Province in Aug. 1761; they settled in Colony J4 “Friderichsdall, Silkeborg Amt where they were last registered, witrh another child, in Jan. 1765, then leaving for Russia.  In May 1766 they arrived at Kronstadt near St. Petersburg and in Aug 1766 in Oranienbaum they signed a commitment to settle in Hirschenhof colony in Latvia (EEE p.374, for more detail see that).  He had been a godparent at the 6 March 1766 Luebeck baptism of Fuhrman{H.Jacob} son of {H.Jacob} and his Menging wife {A.Magdalena}.   Kulberg193 said {Georg} was fromUC [Kur-]Pfalz and went to Livonia.

Dannenwald{M.Margaretha}: godparent at the 6 March 1766 Luebeck baptism of Fuhrman{H.Jacob} son of {H.Jacob} and his Menging wife {A.Magdalena} (Mai&Marquardt#1330).

Dangelin?FN: said by the Holstein FSL to be fromUC Kobern(?).

Dangemam?FN: said by the 1798 Sgtephan census to be the maiden name of frau Mueller{Nicolaus} (Mai1798:Sp24).

DanglerFN: see Dengler.

Daniel{J.Wendel/Wetzel}: Danish records say this Lutheran leftUC Wembach, Lichtenberg Amt, Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate arriving at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province in Sept 1760; in Dec. 1760 they moved into Colony J6 “Christiansheede”, Silkeborg Amt and then to Colony J5 in Dec. 1761 last registered there in April 1763 (EEE p. 374, for more detail see that).  They were listed in the Schilling 1775 census #54.

Danielson{Oge}: KS:82 and 124 say this party of 3 fromUC Kopenhagen in 1764 was sent on to the Saratov area as part of  the group of colonists transported under the command of  Captain Paykul and Cornet Rehbinder.  I have not found them in any published FSL.

Danish colonies: these were colonies established 1759-1766 by the Danish king for settlement by German farmer colonists.  See EEE for very extensive detail.

Danne?, Herzogtum Wuerttemberg: an unidentified place said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to a Schuck family.  The only Danne I can find was then in France, not in Wuerttemberg.  It is the next entry.

Danne-et-Quarte-Vents?,[Lorraine Prov.], Frankreich: is 40 km NW of Strausbourg city centre and was said by the Schuck FSL to be homeUC to a Grimm family.  In his first translation Pleve named this place  Dan.

Dannewald: also see Danewald and Danwald.

Dannenwald{Georg Ludwig}: go to Danewald.

Dannenwald{M.Margaretha}: go to Danewald.

Dannenwald{Jacob+wife+2kids}: Kulberg176 said they were fromUC Sweden and went to Livonia.  

DannerFN: said by the Leichtling FSL to be fromUC Anspach (no locality mentioned).

DannerFN: this family name was found recorded in Tann marriage records 1762-1767; see Flegel trip.

Dannicker/Dannecker/Danecker/Daunicker/Daenecker{Johann/J.Georg}: a Luebeck ML  says that on 14 May 1766 this man married Hertelein{Dorothea} widow of Herr Richter (Mai&Marquardt#153).  KS124 says it was in 1765 (sic) and that his family name was Daunicker.  Lutheran arrived in Russia with wife and 2 children 12 Sept 1766, he said to be fromUC Fulda (Kulberg4560)..  Later in 1766 in Oranienbaum, this couple, 1 child and 1 Richter step-son took transport for the Volga (T3931-3934).  By 3 Aug 1767 these 4 had settled at Bettinger FSL 4 & 4a, he said to be fromUC Wittendorf.  In 1798 spelled Daenneker (Mai1798:Bt5 and 19).

Dannheiser{Dorothea/Anna?}: Catholic daughter of Dannheisner(sic){Friedr.} fromUC Stein on 23 May 1766 in Woehrd married Pickel{Conrad} Lutheran fromUC Markt Erlbach (Mai&Marquardt#812).  ).  KS148 said this Stein was in Bavaria.  On 12 Sept 1766 this couple arrived in Russia, he said to be fromUC the Bayreuth [Margraviate] (Kulberg#4713).

DannstadtGL, Kurpfalz: said by the Dietel FSL to be homeUC to a Becker family.  This surely is the same place as the following.

DannstadtGL, Pfalz, 14.5 miles SSW of Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, said by the Seewald FSL to be in Pfalz and to be the homeUC of a Steinbach family.

DanowskiFN: said by the Husaren FSL to be fromUC Sweg?, Polen. I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

Danran?GL/GS: an unidentified place said by the Kromm version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be homeUC (unclearly written) to a Walter man who came here later than the first settlers (p.35).

Dansenberg?GL, [Kur-]Pflaz: is now a southern suburb of Kaiserslautern city, and  said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Meier family.

DanstedtGL, Sachsen: is 29 miles SE of Brunswick city, and said by the Kraft FSL to be homeUC to a Frank family.

Dannewald/Danwald{Friedrich/Frietrich Siemon}+w+2c}:  He was a godparent at the 11 March 1766 Luebeck baptism of Hassenfus{J.Dietrich} the son of {J.Dietrich} and his Schilling wife {Elisabeta} (Mai&Marquardt#1331).  Kulberg201 said they were fromUC [Kur-]Pfalz and went to Livonia.

DanwalterFN: see Dauwalter.

DanzigGL, West Prussia: said by both the 1816 Kassel census (#113) and KS:495 to be homeUC to the Zerfas/Zerfass man who disappeared in 1809-1812.  Same place as the next entries, except 50 years later when it was no longer an independent country.

Danzig [Free City]GS (aka Gdansk) is some 252 miles NW of Berlin.  In the 1760’s it was an independent city-state controlling considerable territory to the S and E, bordered all round either by the Baltic Sea or Prussia.  None of the following references mention any locality:  Said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be homeUC to Blank, Grischowsky, Makowsky, Naumann, Peters, Sperling, Stenzel, Tiebe, and Wilhelm families.  Said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the Mattern{Heinrich}26 and Schoenkneckht families.  Said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Flad? and Riedelmann families.  Said by the Goebel FSL to be homeUC to Ancre and Tokarski, and perhaps Kammerer and Steinauer families.  Said by the Husaren FSL to be homeUC to Gitor/Gutor, Rutowski, Sdawinski/Strowinski, and Stephan families.  Said  by the Kamenka FSL to be homeUC to a Nickel family.  Said by the Koehler FSL to be homeUC to a Bruhl family, and possibly to a Kujak family.  Said by Kulberg44, 69, 30, 34, 32, 48and 147 to be homeUC to Ancre, Baumgardt, Gitor, Glischowski, Kossimi,  Pracht and Zilke families.  Said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Tomson family.  Said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to frau Krause, to a Kremel family, and to frau Rosenheim{F.Gottheim).  Said  by the Schaefer FSL to be homeUC to a Lutz widow.  Said by the Schulz FSL to be homeUC to frau Woewot?.  Said  by the Stahl-am-Tarlyk FSL to be homeUC to the Schmudy and Trey families.

Danzig Free RepublicGS: said by the Walter FSL to be homeUC to Felker/Voelker{Georg} and Arent{Johann}.  Same place as the previous entry.

DarFN: said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be fromUC Nottingham, England. 

Darabach(?)GL, Oesterreich: an unidentified place said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Meier family.

DargenerFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Hanau.

DariusFN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Halberstadt.

Darlot?FN: see Dorlosch.

DarmstadtGS was the short form of the large independent state, Hessen-Darmstadt.  Darmstadt city was its seat and is some 18 miles S of Frankfurt-am-Main.  Be careful with references to Darmstadt: it was the seat of the princes and dukes of Hessen-Darmstadt and so ”Darmstadt” may indicate the city or but more often indicates the principality of Hessen-Darmstadt which was far-flung.  None of the following referenes mention any other locality: Said by the Pleve version of the Balzer FSL to be homeUC   to Baer and Berg families.  Said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be homeUC to Baumbach, Beckel, Bruner/Brunner, Gutermut, Just, Krumm/Krum, Schaefer, Wenzel, and Wilhelm families, as well as to frau Bethke, the widow Heck/Hess who married Grapowsky, and frau Steger.  Said by a Luebeck ML to be homeUC to a Bechtold man who in 1766 married a Zipp woman (Mai&Marquardt#264); by 1767 this couple may have been in the Belowescher Kolonien.  Said by the Bettinger FSL to be homeUC to a Marx family.  Said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Satzfried? family.  Said by the Boaro FSL to be homeUC to Hal? and Schneider families.  Said by the Degott FSL to be homeUC to a Knorr family.  Said by the Dietel FSL to be homeUC to Heilbrun, Kuhn, and Stieber families.  Said by the Doenhof FSL to be homeUC to Deines, Dross, Eit?, Frick, Geld, Held, Henkel, Pappenheim, Reinhard, Rutz, Schmidt, Schoenhals, Steinbrecher, Stoerger, Strauch, Stromberger, Valentin, Vogel, Weber, and Wolf families and perhaps a Lind family as well. Said by the Galka FSL to be homeUC to a Grunner family.  Said by the Grimm FSL to be home to Ab, Albrecht, Baeker, Balzer, Benner, Brahm, Erdmann, Felda, Fink, Fischer, Heimbuch, Heppel, Icks, Just, Kaiser, Koch, Lefler, Maus, Mueller, Pfeif, Rau, Reich, Salzmann, Schaefer, Schamber, Schmidt, Schneider, Schulz, Strebe, Walter, Zulauf, plus possibly Heil, Merz, Tripper, Waffel families.  Said by the Huck FSL to be homeUC to Ritter and Schlotthauer families; in addition a Rimmel orphan was living the Schlotthauers and may have been from Darmstadt too.  Said by Family Charts to be homeUC to the Fries, Leis, and  Rothenberger families said to be first settlersUC in Hussenbach.  Said by the Pleve version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL to be homeUC to Flach and Schneidermueller/Schneidmueller families.  Said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to Hell, Mueller, Riehl, Rohr, Springer, and Walter families.  Said by the Kraft FSL to be homeUC to a Rexius family.  Said (no locality mentioned but at least two were fromUC the Alsfeld region) by the Krasnoyar FSL to be homeUC to Habermehl, Junker, Knoll, Lehr, Leicht, Nikolay, Reier?, Ritter, Schmidt, Steinbecher, Veller, and Werner families.  Said by the Kratzke FSL to be homeUC  to a Gross family.  Said by Kulberg191, 231, and 190 to be homeUC to Berg, Berger/Betscg, and Bittenbiner families.  Said by Kulberg7 to be homeUC to Noll{Hermann, Elisabeth and Friedrich}.  Said by the Laub FSL to be homeUC to a Stahlmann family.  Said by the Messer FSL to be homeUC to Emmerling? and Nenies? families.  Said  by the Kuhlberg List to be homeUC to  a Riehs orphan, who according to the Mueller FSL was living with a Klein family from Zell.  Said by the Norka FSL to be homeUC to Fink, Hewel, and Knippel families. Said by the Paulskaya FSL to be homeUC to Ammenheuser and Dortmann families.  Said by the Roethling FSL possibly to be homeUC  to a Frank family.  Said by the Rosenheim FSL to be homeUC to frau Fleck.  Said by the Schaefer FSL to be homeUC to the Knaup family, frau Larsen, the Lerch{Gottlieb} family, frau Nicolaus and perhaps Ertel and Manus families.  Said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL to be homeUC to a Veber family and, possibly, to a Rizon family.  Said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to a young Pauly man.  Said by Kulberg6220 to be homeUC to Flach{Anna} of the Walter FSL (#105a).  Said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to the Kraemer{J.Georg} family.  Said by Kuhlberg to be homeUC to the Sparwasser orphan in the Simsen household in Warenburg.  Said by the Simon family chart (Warensburg colony) to be homeUC to two Kramer families and possibly a Burbach family. 

DarmstadtGL?, Hessen: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be homeUC to a Schwerin family.  This might indicate the city.

Darmstadt-LichtenbergGS: this name probably was applied to a portion of Hessen-Darmstadt which had absorbed Lichtenberg County in 1736.

DarrFN: see Derr.

Darstadt, Wuerzburg [Bishopric]: is 13 km SSE of Wuerzburg city and was said by the Seelmann FSL to be homeUC to a Breder family.

DarsteinGL, Bergzabern [Amt], Pfalz: is 1 mile N of Vorderweidentahl and was birthplace of at least three of the Faiock children.  See the GCRA book for detail.

Dasbach RitterschaftGS: an unidentified country said by the Seelmann FSL to be homeUC to a Kieffer family.  I have not been able to locate this tiny country, a knight’s holding;  it may or may not have been associated with one of the two Dasbach villages in Germany.

DassowGL, Mecklenburg-Schwerin Duchy: 22 km NE of Luebeck city; see Dessow.

Datten{Heinrich}: fromUC Orleshausen and his wife {A.Margaretha}, their son {J.Georg}  was baptised 19 July 1766 in Buedingen  (Mai&Marquardt#1213b).  I found them in no later source.

Datz?FN: said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be fromUC Leuth?. The family name was Tats? in 1798 (Mai1798:Or61).

Daub{J.Jost}: KS124 says he left Woelfersheim near Friedberg for Russia.  No date given and I have not found him in any published FSL.

DaubFN: also see Daublin.

Daubert{Nikolaus}: fromUC Huette  27 June 1766  in Buedingen, he married Schmitt{Catharina E.} (Mai&Marquardt#716).  The Kromm version of the Jagodnaja Poljana FSL says he was fromUC Glasshutten near Nidda (p.131).  KS124 in one entry says he was fromUC Nidda near Buedingen and in another entry says he was fromUC Glashuetten near Buedingen. Not found in Kulberg.  In 1766 in Oranianbaum with his wife and his Schneider nephew {J.Adam},  he took transport for the Volga (T6916-6918).  By 16 Sept 1767 they had settled at Jagodnaja Poljana FSL #9 and 9a, he said  to be fromUC Nidda.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Yp43.

Daubert{J.Georg}: KS124 says he left the town of Buedingen for Russia. With wife {Ester} and children: Heinrich 16 and {A.Barbara} 18 arrived in Russia 9 Aug 1766, he said to be fromUC Isenburg  (Kulberg4987). By 18 Aug 1767 he, his 2nd wife {A.Margaretha}and one son had settled at Kraft FSL #42, he said to be fromUC Isenberg-Buedingen.

Daubert{A.Barbara}: daughter of {Georg} from Buedingen married in Buedingen 22 April 1766 Fischer{J.Georg} (Mai&Marquardt#570).  Said by the 1798 Schwab census #41 to be the maiden name of Fischer{J.Georg}’s wife (Mai1798:Sb41). 

Daubert{no name given}:  KS124 says he left for Russia from Friedrichshuette near Buedingen.  No date was given and I do not know how to try to find him in a FSL.

Daubert{no name given}:  KS124 says he left for Russia from Ruppertsburg.  No date was given and I do not know how to try to find him in a FSL.

DaublinFN: the maiden name of Herr Hermann of Bergdorf.

Dauer FN: said by the Jost FSL to be fromUC Ramsin?, Anhalt-Dessau.

DauerFN: said by the Laub FSL to be fromUC Bradern?, Ansbach.

DauerichFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

Dauernheim, [Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate]: is 7 km NW of Ortenberg and 14 km NW of Buedingen. KS125 said it was homeUC to some unnamed Drauth.

DaumFN: said by the Goebel FSL to be fromUC Rohrbach, Lautenbach.

DaumFN: this family name was found recorded in Schotten parish records for many generations prior to 1767; see Flegel trip.

Daum{Konrad}: said by KS124 to have leftUC  Eifa near Alsfeld for Russia.  No date or destination was given.  I have been unab le to find him in any published FSL. 

DaumerFN{Margaretha E.}:  fromUC the County of Erbach (no locality given) married in Luebeck 22 July 1766 Lautenschlaeger {Hans Nicoloaus} (Mai&Marquardt#1325). On 12 Sept 1766 this couple and newborn son arrived in Russia (Kulberg#5699).  By 16 Sept 1767 this couple, son, and two Goetz orphans {Katharina} had settled at Jagodnaja Poljana #63 & 63a, he said to be fromUC Erbach.

DaumreichFN: said by the Leichtling FSL to be fromUC Alzey (no locality mentioned).

Daunicker: go to Dannicker.

Dauphin(?)GL: mentioned by the Frank FSL was the Dauphine region of France.

DauphineGL: the Dauphine region of France that lay to the SE of Lyon, covering the central chunk of the French Alps, now most of the departments of Haute-Alpes, Isere, and Drome.  Its traditional capital was Grenoble.

Daurgen?, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Landgraviate]: an unidentified place said by the Schwab FSL to be homeUC to the Reich family.

DautFN{Nikolaus}: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

Daut{A.Dorothea}: KS124 says this widow of Daut{Friedrich} leftUC Diebach near Buedingen engaged (no date given) to marry Bopp{Kaspar}.  On 9 April 1766 she married Bopp{Kaspar} in Buedingen (Mai&Marquardt#503).  On 4 July 1766 with wife {Anna} and children: {M.Elisabeth} 17  and {Johann} 13, Popp{Caspar} arrived in Russia (Kulberg#917). Not found in T.  By 18 June 1767 this Popp couple and daughter {M.Elizabeth} 17 had settled at Messer FSL #82.

Daut? FN {Wilhelm}: said by the Messer FSL (ms41a) to be an orphan living in a Meininger household.  In 1798 the family name was spelled Thaut (Mai1798:Ms59).

Daut{J.Heinrich}: KS124 says he left Vonhausen near Buedingen with wife {A.Maria}.  No date given and I did not find them in any published FSL.

DavazFN:  listed by the 1816 Glueckstal census (KS:675) as frau Lotner without origin; the GCRA proved her origin in Seewis-im-Praetigau, Graubuenden Kanton, Schweis, using FHL 1,192,862; see their book for detail.

DavennesFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Paris, Frankreich.

DavidFN: said by the Dietel FSL to be fromUC Berlin.  A descendant believes that this man was a Jewish merchant (family name Leopold) who converted to Christianity and changed his family name to David before going to Russia; they also believe that his Lackmann/Lockmann wife whom he married in 1774 was of Jewish ancestry.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Dt53.

DavidFN: also see Ring of Dietel.

DavidenburgGL, Wuerttemburg:  an unidentifed locality said by the Stahl-am-Karaman FSL (#31) to be homeUC to frau Shifler{Berhard}.

Dauwalter/Danwalter{Andreas Jacob}: Danish records say this Lutheran fromUC Kurpfalz arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in May 1762 with wife and 1 child; they lived at #1 “Holsteins Hof” in Colony F7 “Julianenhoehe” Flensburg Amt from June 1763 to April 1765 when they left for Russia. They are recorded in the parish records of Neu-Saratowka near St. Petersburg. (EEE p.375, for more detail see that).

Dawizler?:  an unidentified place said by the Warenburg FSL to be homeUC to a Schumacher family.

DawtenburgGL: see Davidenburg. 

DebaptisteFN: his wife was said by the Louis FSL to be fromUC Bitsch, Lothringen.

DebaptisteFN: said by the Louis FSL to be fromUC Linz, and faru Debaptiste was said to be fromUC Bitsch, Lothringen.   In 1798 the family name was spelled DePatiste (Mai1798:Ls44,Bo33).

Debel FN: see Dehele.

Debele/Tehele{Lud(e)wig}: Danish records say this Lutheran fromUC Hoehenlohe Principality arrived in Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy with wife and 2 children in June 1762, leaving in July 1764 (EEE p.375, for more detail see that).  Gerhard Lang says (but uncharacteristicly gives no primary source) that he was fromUC Hohenlochschen [which must refer to the lands of Hohenlohe County/Principality, Oehringen],  that he married {A.Barbara} and first immigrated to German colonies in Denmark.  Later they were first settlers in Balzer (bz14) which said they were fromUC Hohenlohe and spelled the family name Tehele.   KS:1160 said Tebele was fromUC Oehringen, [Hohenlohe County/Principality].  In 1798 spelled Debel (Mai1798:An9 & 34).  For a bit more information go to  http://cvgs.cu-portland.edu/origins/d/debele_balzer.cfm.

Debertsin(?)GL, Austria: an unidentified place said by the Merkel FSL to be homeUC to a Grason? family.

Debing?[sic?], Wuerttemberg [Duchy]: an unidentified place said by Recruiter Beauregard’s 1768 list to have been homeUC to Braun {Christian & Maria} (Lk37)  [probable first settlers in Zug].  The translators of the Russian in this list were confident that they had the country right, i.e. Wuerttemberg [Duchy], but were guessing as to the name of the locality, i.e. Debing,  Indeed, I could find no such place.

DebratFN: see Deprat.

Debreczin, Ungarn: nka Debrecen 190 km E of Budapest and was said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to a Totei family.

Debus{Christian}:  KS124 says he leftUC Niederlemp near Wetzlar (no date or destination given). 

Debus/DellosFN{Christian}: On 8 August 1766 with wife {Anna} and 2 sons: {Johann} and {Christoph} arrived in Russia, he said to be from Braunfels (Kulberg3515). Not identified in T.  With his wife {A.Elisabeth} 23 and children: {J.Peter} 6 and {Johannes} 3, he of the Reformed faith age 25 had settled at Kukkus FSL #3, he said to be fromUC Hirschhausen, Braunfels [Principality].  In 1788 he, his wife, and her Zerr step-children moved to Straub (Mai1798:Mv1439, Sr34).  In both the move and the 1798 census he is listed as Dellos. I have been unable to identify them under any spelling in any later source.  However, In 1797 two Dellos sons and a Dellos daughter moved from Kukkus out of the German colonies altogether (Mai1798:Mv1443 and 1444).   In 1798 he was a widower still in Straub (Mai1798:Sr34).  In 1788 his likely son {J.Heinrich} moved from Kukkus to Laub and was still there in 1798 (Mai1798:Lb17).  Two more Dellos, probable offspring of {J.Heinrich}, are mentioned as leaving Laub in 1793 and 1794 (Mai1798:Mv1507 and 1510).

DechantFN: see Dechaut and Degent.

DechautFN: said by the Ober-Monjou FSL to be fromUC Hoechst, [Friedberg Imperial City?].  Spelled Dechant in 1798 (Mai11798:Om50, 68, Wm3).

Dechert/Degert/Decher/DeckertFN{Nicolaus}: KS124 said this man was fromUC Angenrod near Alsfeld. This Dechert man who was said to be fromUC Angerode going toUC Enders married in Buedingen 4 April 1766 Schmidt{Eva E.} (Mai&Marquardt#477).  On 10 Aug 1766 this Degert couple arrived in Russia, he said to be fromUC Darmstadt (Kulberg#4871).  Not found in T.  By 16 Aug 1766 this Decher family had settled at Mueller FSL (ml16), he said to be fromUC Anjou?.  In 1798 the family name of  this couple's daughter was given as Deckert (Mai1798: Db04). 

DechertFN{Johannes}: on 19 Sept 1766 with wife {Catharina} and son, he arrived in Russia, he said to be fromUC Darmstadt (Kulberg#6556). Not found in Kulberg or in T. By 16 Aug 1766 this couple and 3 children had settled at  Mueller FSL #8, which said he was fromUC Zell.  In 1798 this family name is rendered as Deckert (Mai1798: Ml36).

DechertFN{A.Catharina}: daughter of [J.Georg} fromUC Engelroth (now Engelrod),  in Schlitz 18 Aug 1766  married  Roth {Andreas}  (Mai&Marquardt#746).  Not found in Kulberg or in T. By Aug 1767 he and wife {Catharina}  had settled in Boaro FSL #136.

Deckenfronn, Herrenberg [Amt], Calw [OberAmt], Wuerttemberg: is 4.5 miles NW of Herrenberg city, and was proven by the GCRA to be home to the Lutz{Friedrich/Georg F.} family that settled in Neudorf.

DeckerFN{Johannes}: said by the Anton FSL (an30) to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  For 1798 see Mai1798:An12, 22, and Sr38.

Decker{Margaretha}FN: said by the 1798 Balzer census to be the maiden name of frau Busick.

Decker{Philipp}FN: Danish records say he probably was fromUC Zweibruecken, Kurpfalz and arrived at Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in March 1762 with wife and child and left in June 1763.  He probably is the man in Balzer FSL #7 (EEE p.376, see that for more detail).   KS124 says he left Kurpfalz for Balzer in 1766.  Said by the Balzer FSL to be fromUC Zweibruecken, Kurpfalz.  For 1798 see Mai1798:Bz35 and possibly Bz29 and 43).

Decker{Leonhard}: Danish records say this Lutheran fromUC Unteramt Dilberg, Oberamt Heidelberg or Ansbach arrived at Fridericia, Juetland Royal Province with wife and child in May 1760, lived in Colony J9 “Molkenberg”, Coldinghuus Amt, and was last recorded in Denmark in Dec. 1764.  His widow {Magdalena} arrived at Kronstadt near St. Petersburg in May 1766 and in Aug. in Oranienbaum pledged to settle in Hirschenhof colony in Latvia (EEE p. 376, see that for more detail).

Decker{Ottila}: see Louis{Anton} of Zug.

DeckertFN: said by the Paulskaya FSL to be fromUC Elzhausen?.

DeckertFN: also see Decher and Dechert of Mueller, and Decker.

DeckmanFN: also see Dickmann.

Deckmann{Johannes}: KS124 says he left UC Aulendiebach, [Isenburg-]Buedingen [County].  The Anton FSL (an58) said he was fromUC Isenburg.  Unable to find them in the 1798 Volga censuses.

DeckmannFN{J.Peter}: said by Balzer FSL to be the brother of frau Bender, living in the Bender household.  Bonner has proven that he actually was baptized a Doerr in Huettengesas, Isenburg[-Meerholz County].  I could not find him under either last name in  Mai1798.

Dederer/Detterer/TeternFN{Engelhard}: said by Wilhelm Dederer to have leftUC the Baden Duchy for Denmark in 1762, and left forUC Riebensdorf between June and October 1765.  Danish records say he left Kuernbach, a Condominium shared by entities: Kuernbach Amt, Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate and Gueglingen Amt, Wuerttemberg [Duchy], arriving in Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in May 1762 having married Fritsch{Christina} (born 21 May 1735 in Kuernbach) on 9 Feb. 1762; they were last registered there in June 1763, and later settled in the Riebehsdorf Colony, Woronesh Gouvernment (EEE p.377, see that for more detail).

Dederer/Detterer/TeternFN{Heinrich}: Danish records say this Lutheran left Kuernbach, a Condominium shared by entities: Kuernbach Amt, Hessen-Darmstadt Landgraviate and Gueglingen Amt, Wuerttemberg [Duchy], arriving in Flensburg, Schleswig Royal Duchy in May 1762 having married Heimer{A.Maria} (born 4 Nov 1710 in Kuernbach) on 9 Feb. 1762; they were last registered there in June 1763, and later settled in the Riebehsdorf Colony, Woronesh Gouvernment (EEE p.377, see that for more detail).

DedererFN: also see Detterer.

Dederer/Detterer/Tetern family left the Baden Duchy for Denmark in 1762, and left for Riebensdorf between June and October 1765.

DedzorFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Kersbach?, Bamberg [Bishopric].  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

DeesGL, Hungary: an unidentifiec place which the GCRA found evidence was associated with the Lippert family in 1801.

DeFageFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Linge(?).

DegassFN: said by the Keller FSL to be fromUC Bissersheim, Kurmainz.  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

DegelsteinGL, Bavaria: see Doengelstiel(?)GL, Schwaben.

DegenFN:  see Dagen.

DegenauFN: said by the Moor FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).

DegenhardtFN: said by the Degott FSL to be fromUC La Tour, Frankreich.  For 1798 see Mai1798: Rt09??

Degenfeld County: Kay Shaney says this tiny County contained only the villages of Vollmerz, Ramholz, and Hinkelhof, which are just SE of Schluechtern city.  However, the family owned much land in widely scsattered places …

DegenhardtFN: said by the Rothammel FSL to be fromUC Berngards(?), Fulda [Bishopric].  Emmanuel S. Degenhardt of Aldea Santa Maria, Entre Rios Province, Argentina, using evidence supplied by the orphanage in Fulda where these three boys had been place, proved that two of the three as well as 4 other siblings had been born in Bernhards, but the one {Valentin} and the marriage of the parents {Sebastian and Anna Maria} of these children must have been in some other nearby place.

Degenhardt{no given name}:  KS124 said he/she was going to Pfeifer.  Did he reach the Volga??

Degent?FN: said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be fromUC Woerth-am-Main, Mainz.  Later spelled Dechant (Mai1798:Pf74).

Degerlet(?)GL, Wittenberg: an unidentified place, said by the Bauer FSL to be homeUC to a Hohl family.

Deggendorf GL,  Kurbayern: is 28 km ESE of Strabing city.

Degner{A.Maria}: this widow was said by the Recruiter Beauregard’s list (Lk50) to have been fromUC Bamberg [Bishopric] (no locality mentioned) and to have gone to Luzern in 1768; so she likely was a Luzern first settler.

Degner{Konrad}: not found in any FSL he was listed in the 1798 Luzern census as “lives in Meinhard” and as having a Yeglnin? wife (Mai1798:Lz44)..  I suspect that both represent Luzern first settler families.

DegnhardFN: this family name was found recorded in Schlitz marriage records 1762-1767; see Flegel trip.

Degott{Heinrich}: KS124 said he left Mannheim for Degott [on the Volga].  The Degott FSL (dg5) said he was fromUC Frankenthal, Mannheim[Oberamt, Kurpfalz].  I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

DegottVV:  (aka Dejgott, Kamenny Ovrag, Kamenny Owrag, Kamennyj Ovrag) is a Catholic German village founded in 1766 on the western side of the Volga.  Its FSL is  now published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.I, pp. 263-266.  According to this, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens.   Other spellings of family names, usually from later sources are in square brackets.  {Given names} are used only when there is more than one family for a family name. Verified origin information is in red.  The number with the family name is their FSL household number:

from Darmstadt: (Knorr7);

from Frankenthal, Mannheim [Oberamt, Kurpfalz]: (Degott5);

from Hamburg [Imperial City]: (Herzog10);

from Kaiserslautern, Kurpfalz: (Heinrich3, Schneider13);

from Kopenhagen, Daenemark: (Leonhard[Leonhardt]9);

from La Tour, Frankreich: (Degenhardt2);

from Meisenheim, Kurpfalz: (Muelberger[Muehlberger]{Casimir}4);

from Saulcet dr. Allier, Lothringen: (Mehlberger{Michael}4);

from Schletstadt, Elsass: (Koller6);

from Schwtzingen?, Mannheim [Oberamt, Kurpfalz]: (Berett12);

from Steinen, Hannover: (Krissel[Griessel]11);

from [Kur-]Trier: (Groeber[Graeber]14;

from Waslam?, Frankreich: (Ludwig1).

DehlFN see Dell and Diehl.

DehlerFN: said by the Caesarsfeld FSL to be fromUC Schinalitsch? with an Albrecht orphan boy in the household.

DehlerFN: said by the Dehler FSL to be fromUC Wernborn, Kurmainz. For 1798 see 1798Mai:Dl01.

DehlerFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Bamberg [Bishopric] (no locality mentioned). I could not find this family in the 1798 Volga censuses.

DehlerVV: aka Berejosowka, Beresovka, Berezovka, and Deller is a German Catholic village on the western side of the Volga founded in 1767. Its  FSL is now published in Pleve, Einwanderung …, vol.I, pp. 267-278.  According to this, the first settlers were from the following places with the family names shown here in parens. If a name is in italics it comes from the Kuhlberg lists.  If a family name is shown coming from more than one place, given names follow the family name in the following.  The number after a name is their FSL household number:

from Berenbach, Kurmainz [sic for Kurkoeln?]: (Glasony13);

from Bommersheim, Kurmainz: (Busch22);

from Burbach, Kurmainz[sic?]: (Mueller7);

from Camberg, [Kur-]Trier: (Buchner/Buechner18);

from Damerzhausen?, [Hessen-]Darmstadt [Margraviate]: (Raab23);

from Denckschoen?, Ansbach [Margraviate]: (Dittor49);

from Dietersheim, Kurmainz: (Gruenewald55);

from Dorschheim, Ansbach [Margraviate]: (Graf{Johannes}2);

from Eisenbach, [Kur-]Trier: (Sensdorf?20);

from Erbach, [Kur-]Trier: (Hammerschmidt28);

from Forchheim, Bamberg [Bishopric]: (Betz6);

from Hilst?, Kurmainz: (Herzberger33, and possibly Trumm/Trumpf33a);

from Ilmstein?, Kurpfalz: (Papenberger30);

from Issewoerth?, Kurmainz: (Guenther32);

from Kerpche?, Gockelm?: (Kroneberger10);

from Kessenhausen?, [Kur-]Trier: (Lintze46);

from Kinzburg?, Schweiz: (Heinze26);

from Kinzeldorf?, Kurmainz: (Freudenberg/Friedenberg12);

from Kotikam Perschie?, Flandern: (Krotter25);

from Kreuzberg, Bassenheim [Barony], Kurmainz: (Rudolf43);

from Krossau?, Hohenzell?: (Christ27);

from Kurmainz: (Faeling?48, Schneider[Scholl?]40);

from Langenbach, Nassau: (Graf{Heinrich}9);

from Lohr, Kurmainz: (Schulz/Schuld11);

from Menning, [Kur-]Bayern: (Lattenbach37);

from Metz, Lothringen: (Westphale39);

from Neustadt, Kurmainz: (Bauer21, Kroll/Krohl53);

from Neustadt, [Kur-]Trier: (Sahl47);

from Oberschgogen?, Kurmainz: (Scheierling44);

from Pamortal?, Kurmainz: (Strasser36);

from Reifenberg, Bassenheim [Barony]: (Brendel17, Fest14, 15, Fuchs8);

from Reifenberg, Bassenheim [Barony], Kurmainz: (Sturmann45,

from Sachsenhausen, [Kur-]Trier: (Menges16);

from Selzen, Kurpfalz: (Holzmeier50);

from Spelcher, [Kur-]Trier: (Hoffmann19);

from Stadtbach?/Statzbach?, Kurmainz: (Martel/Martell/Mander29, 51, 52);

from unknown: (Sazins54);

from Unteralba, Fulda [Bishopric]: (Ritter3);

from Waterheim?, Leningen [County]:  (Max4);

from Wdeges?, [Kur-]Trier: (Becker{Peter}24);

from Weitersburg, Kurpfalz: (Hermann34, and possibly Schaefer?34a);

from Wernborn, Kurmainz: (Becker{Philipp}5, Dehler1, Wirt42);

from Wernheim?, [Kur-]Trier: (Roethler31);

from Westhofen, Kurpfalz: (Stoessel/Stetzel35);

from Wirges, Kurmainz [sic for Kurtrier]: (Minor/Minder?38);

from Wirges, [Kur-]Trier: (Gauersmann41).

DehlermannFN: said by the Leitsinger FSL to be fromUC Bessenbach, Bamberg [Bishopric].  Spelled Telemann and Telerman in 1798 (Mai1798:Hz10, 04).

DehlingenGL, Zabern [Amt], Elsass:  is 17.5 miles NNW of Saverne city, and was thought by the GCRA to be the probable homeUC of the Nehlich family that went to Glueckstal.  See their book for detail.

DehnFN: see Dene.

DeibekFN: see Deible.

Deibert?FN: said by the Bangert FSL to be fromUC Bernhausen, Wuerttemberg.  Spelled either Daiber or Teiber in 1798 (Mai1798:Bg20).

DeibleFN: said by the Pfeiffer FSL to be fromUC Achern.  Later spelled Deibek (Mai1798:Pf16).

DeichFN: see Teich.

Deihofen?GL: an unidentified place said by the Orlovskaya FSL to be homeUC to a Goetz family. Kuhlberg said it was in the state of Zerbst.

DeileFN:  said by the Bergdorf 1816 census (KS:660/243) to have been from Fellbach, Waiblingen [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  This origin was verified by GCRA using FHL(1,055,978); they also proved that this family was in Groembach colony in S. Prussia in 1801.  See their book for more detail.

DeinFN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Kubach, Braunfels [sic?].   Spelled Tain? and wife’s maiden name given as Schaefer in 1798 (Mai1798:Sr33).

Deinert{F.Wilhelm}: see Drimet. m in Rosslau in 1765

Deines/Theiners FN{Georg/J.Georg}: Using FHL#1201581, part 4, Dona Reeves-Marquardt found his father {Johannes} had married Schepp{A.Elisabeth} in Lindenstruth 29 Jan 1722 and (using part 5)  that he had died there 22 Jan 1784 age 86 ½, while his mother was buried there 8 Sep 1767.  Also using part 5  she found that {J.Georg} himself had been confirmed there 28 July 1737 – the birth record was illegible; and using part4 found that he had married Stumpf{Barbara  Elisabeth} of  Hohen Solms in Lindenstruth 27 Nov 1750; part 5 she found that sons {J.Wilhelm} and {Johannes} were bapized there on 6 Oct 1751 and 23 Jun 1756 respectively.  Using FHL#1195898, Dona found the baptism of their daughters {A.Margaretha & A.Elisabeth} in Alten Buseck, [HDL] 7 Dec 1760 and 22 Jan 1764 respectively.  On 16 June 1766 in Luebeck {J.Georg} was a godfather at the baptism of Buedenbinder{Georg Hinrich}  (Mai&Marquardt#1301). With wife {Barbara} and 3 children, Wilhelm, Johann, and Anna, [{A.Elisabeth} was missed!]  arrived in Russia on 25 July 1766, he was said to be fromUC [Hessen-] Darmstadt [Landgraviate] (Kulberg#2516).  Later in 1766 {J.Georg} with wife and 4 children took transport at Oranienbaum for the Volga  (T6801-6806).  By 18 June 1767, he with wife {Barbara Elisabeth} and the four had settled at Doenhof FSL #108, same origin given. 

Deines: try Denes.

Deiring{Margarete}FN: listed by the 1858 Neudorf census (#210) without origin.  The GCRA found her to be the daughter of Deuring(J.Fred.} of Kassel whose origins had been proven in Oberstenfeld, Marbach [Amt], Wuerttemberg.  Also spelled Deuring, Doerring, and Dairing.

Deis(s)FN{J.Peter}: said by the Laub FSL (#2) to be fromUC Merenberg, Nassau-Weilburg.  According to a Friedberg ML this Deiss man fromUC Merenberg, Weilburg, married on 15 April a woman (surname not given) {M.Christina Catharina} fromUC Burgschwalbach (Mai&Marquardt#312).  On 12 July 1767 he, wife {M.Christina} and son arrived in Russia, he said to be fromUC Nassau (Kulberg2141).   Not found in T or in KS.

DeisFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  In 1798 the name was spelled Tais and the wife’s maiden name was given as Tryeen (Mai1798:Nr37).

DeisFN: also see Deitz and Tais.

DeischFN: said by the Kamenka FSL to be fromUC Sierck/Sirsk(?), Frankreich.

DeiselFN: said by the Messer FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned

Deislin? FN: said by the Warenburg FSL to be fromUC Stukelm?.  I could not find him in Mai1798.

DeisnerFN: said by the Holstein FSL to be fromUC Raibach, Darmstadt.

DeissFN: see Deis.

DeitzFN: said by the Norka FSL to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality mentioned).  Spelled Deis in the 1775 census.  Spelled Tais in 1798 and the wife’s maiden name is given as Tryeen? (Mai1798:Nr37).

Deitz: also see Dietz.

DejgottVV:  a variant spelling of  DegottVV.

Dekhel?FN: said by the Preuss FSL to be fromUC MersfeldGL, Kurpfalz.

Delchenburg?GL: an unidentified place said by the Boregard FSL to be homeUC to the Kerner family.  There is a Daenchenburg some 12 miles ENE of Rostock city.

DelfussFN: see Kellfuss.

de Lille{/Jacque/Jaque Joseph Roselen}: fromUC Flanders 24 May 1766 in Buedingen married Schmidt{A.Maria} (Mai&Marquardt#661).  KS151 [mistakenly?] said he was a Rosehn(-elm) fromUC Lille, Flanders.  Roselen in at least one source was rendered Roselm.  Not found in any later source.

Delitzsch, [Kur-]Sachsen: is 19 km N of Leipzig city and was said by the Urbach FSL to be homeUC  to a Balde family.

Dell/Dehl?FN{Kasper}: said in 1766 by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Hessen (no locality mentioned, and which country is not idicated).

Dehl{Ulrich}: said to be fromUC Gross Steinen, Kurmaintz when a son died in aBuedingen 27 Msy 1766 (Mai&Marquardt#1224).

DellhoppFN: said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Liege.

Dellhopp’s wife is said by the Katharinenstadt FSL to be fromUC Leipzig, Sachsen.

Dellos FN: see both Delouse and Debus.  It has been suggested that these three names were used for two Volga families of French Hugenaut origin, which name was earlier considerably longer.  Proof not yet received here.

DelousFN: filed with Delouse.

Delouse/Delym/Dellos{Christian}: fromUC Neu-Ysenburg, [Isenburg Birstein County], married in Buedingen 10 April 1766 Kayser{M.Eva} (Mai&Marquardt#509). Not identified in T. {Christian} a  single man [maybe he actually was a widower? – ed.] of the Reformed faith arrived in Russia 31 July 1766 with his mother {Anna} as the only member of his household, he said to be fromUC [Isenburg-]Birstein [County] (Kulberg#2722).  Not identified in T.  By 17 Aug 1767 DelymFN {Christian} of the Reformed faith age 24  with his Freutz? wife {Maria}  had settled at Huck FSL#74 said  to be fromUC Isenburg (no locality or specific state mentioned).  In the 1775 Huck census #75 the original entry was unclear so they were listed as Te_lio_ut[?]. 

DelousFN{Johanna M./Maria J.}: fromUC Welschdorff, 11 April 1766 in Buedingen married  Scharmann {J.Nicolaus}; another source says she was from Neu-Isenburg near Offenbach, Hessen, [which seems to me more likely – ed.]  (Mai & Marquart #522).  By 17 Aug 1766 with husband Sheuermann{Nikolaus} and her mom {A.Margaretha}, {A.Maria} had settled at Huck FSL #73.

DelpFN: said by the Belowescher Kolonien FSL to be fromUC Koeln.

DelvauFN: said by the Louis FSL to be fromUC Heimerdingen?, Lothringen. In 1798 the family name was spelled Delwa (Mai1798:Ls49,Mt75,Mv1572).

DelwaFN: see Delvau.

Demel FN: see Deml(in).

DemerlinFN:  said by the Koehler FSL to be the maiden name of frau Fuchs.

DemertFN said by the Frank FSL to be fromUC Neustadt bei Dresden, Sachsen.

Demetri{Johann}:  see Dometri.

DemlerFN: listed by both the 1816 Neudorf census (#121) and KS:243 with no origin.  See the GCRA book for a bit more.

Deml(in){M.Johanna}: KS125 and 142 say she married Leissel{Andreas} in 1765 in Rosslau.  This Demel woman married  Leissel{Andreas} 28 May 1765 in Rosslau (Mai&Marquardt#844).  Not found in Kulberg or T.  By 14 Feb 1767 Leisel{Andreas & M.Johanna} had settled at  Graf FSL #39.

DemmFN: see Dim.

Demmelsdorf, Bamberg [Bishopric]: is 7 miles NE of Bamberg city, and was said by the Leitsinger FSL to be homeUC to Welt and Zimmermann families.

DemminGL, Prenzbahn(?):said by the Dobrinka FSL to be homeUC to a Breuer family.  This probably is some 16 miles NE of Malchin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Demond{Michael}: said by the Recruiter Beauregard list to have come fromUC Niederberg  and to have gone to Schoenchen in 1768 (Lk144), which makes them likely Schoenchen first settlers. I did not find them in Mai1798.

Demond: also see Timant?{Johannes} of Luzern.

DemuthFN: see Timant.

 

 

 

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