Associated Colonies
Place of origin
Seligenstadt, Offenbach, Hessen, Germany

Johann Peter Dieser, son of Jakob & Anna Margaretha Dieser, was born in Seligenstadt on 13 June 1744. He married Anna Maria Reis, and they immigrated to Russia arriving at the port in Oranienbaum on 31 May 1766. They settled ultimately in the colony of Leichtling on 14 May 1767, and are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 27.

Descendants of this family moved to the colonies of Semenovka and Josefstal .


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 57.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 62.

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