Dikeng

Spelling Variations: 
Dikeng
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Peter Franziskus Dikeng [?] settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka where he married Maria Anna, the widow of Gottlieb Frank. Peter also died, and Maria Anna and her son (Andreas Kaspar Dikeng?, age 2) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kamenka in Household No. 20.

The 1767 census records that Maria Anna Dikeng came from the German region of Münster.

Sources: 

- 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): Km040.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 220.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies