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Widow Anna Katharina Dinkelocher and her son Jakob immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) arriving in Flensburg on 9 June 1762. They were dismissed from the Danish colonies in June 1763 and joined the migration to Russia.

Anna Katharina remarried to Friedrich Hammel. The combined Hammel / Dinkelocher family settled in the Volga German colony of Messer on 7 July 1766 where they are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 24.

The Eichhorns record that Anna Katharina Dinkelocher came from the German region of Baden-Durlach.


- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-275.
- 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): Ms52.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 137.


Brent Mai

Volga Colonies