Was(s)e(n)müller

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Wassenmüller
Wasemüller
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Peter Wasenmüller was born 4 August 1741 in Kirch-Beerfurth, Hessen, to Johann Philipp Wasenmüller (21 July 1712 - 17 March 1771) & Eva Keil (24 October 1716 - 11 January 1770). He married 19 April 1766 in Büdingen to Elisabeth Margaretha Weinheimer.       

They immigrated to Russia, arriving at the port in Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766. They arrived in Shcherbakovka on 7 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 46.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): 85.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 256.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 235.
- Stammtafeln südhessischer Familien, vol. 3 (SeeheimJugenheim, 1989): 81.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Peter Schantz

Volga Colonies