Hein

Spelling Variations
Heun
Associated Colonies
Place of origin
Rommers, Gersfeld, Hessen, Germany
Description

Philipp Heun was born in Rommers (located in the Herrschaft Gersfeld under the Reichsrittern von Ebersberg) 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.

Sources

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

Researchers
Edward F. Wagner