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Rommers, Gersfeld, Hessen, Germany

Philipp Heun was born in Rommers in the Free Noble Province of Ancient Knights (Germany) on 1 May 1725. He arrived with his family in Oranienbaum, Russia, on 14 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Reders. He arrived in Frank on 1 September 1767 with his wife and 3 children.

The earliest ancestor is Peter Heun who was the mayor of nearby Gersfeld, Germany, in 1649.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 439.
- Pleve, Igor. Hein Family Chart.

Edward F. Wagner