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Büches, Büdingen, Wetteraukreis, Hessen, Germany

Johann Conrad Dickmann, the son of Sigmund and Johanetta Elisabeth Dickmann, was baptized in Büches, Isenburg on 20 May 1730. He married Anna Apollonia Hart, the daughter of Henrich Peter and Anna Catharina Hart, on 6 February 1755 in Wolf, Isenburg. Anna Apollonia Hart was baptized 9 March 1727 in Wolf. They had two daughters born in Büches: Anna Catharina Maria, baptized 1 June 1759; and Anna Catharina, baptized 10 January 1762. 

The family arrived in Russia on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship “Love and Unity”.  Conrad Dickmann is listed as of the Reformed faith and a weaver from Isenburg.  Traveling with him are his wife Anna, their children Heinrich, age 1 ½, Catharina Maria, age 7, Catharina, age 4, and sister-in-law, Anna. 

They are reported on the Messer First Settler's List in household #3. 


- Parish records of Büches, FHL Film #1201847
- Parish records of Wolf, FHL Film #1201845
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov State Technical University, Saratov, Russia, 2010): p 127.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): p 132.

Wayne H. Bonner