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Angenrod, Vogelsbergkreis, Hessen, Germany

Johannes Leÿhmann was born 24 February 1730 in Angenrod and baptized 26 February 1730, the son of Johannes Leÿhmann and his wife Anna Maria. Johannes Leÿhmann and Anna Maria Geißel married on 7 September 1752. Anna Maria Geißel was the daughter of Johannes Geißel from Nieder-Breidenbach, and was confirmed in Romrod in 1745. Johannes and Anna Maria had six children, all born in Angenrod: Elisabetha, born 7 August, baptized 9 August 1753 (died 25 April, buried 26 April 1754); Johannes, born 12 September, baptized 14 September 1755 (died 16 February, buried 17  February 1757); Johann Heinrich, born 23 March, baptized 26 March 1758 (died 19 July, buried 21 July 1761); Johannes, born 9 September, baptized 14 September 1760; Johann Heinrich, born 4 February, baptized 6 February 1764 (died 30 December 1764, buried 1 January 1765); and Johann Nicolaus, born 15 November, baptized 17 November 1765.

Johannes Lehmann, his wife Anna, and son Johannes arrived in Russia on 19 July 1766 on the ship Кронштадт (Kronstadt).

The same three family members are reported on the Müller First Settlers List in Household #18.

Johannes Leimann (the son) and his family are reported in the 1798 Census of Müller in Household #30. 


- Parish records of Billertshausen, Dekanat Alsfeld, Zentralarchiv der Evangelischen Kirche in Hessen und Nassau, accessed on Archion.de
- Parish records of Romrod, Dekanat Alsfeld, Zentralarchiv der Evangelischen Kirche in Hessen und Nassau, accessed on Archion.de
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010) p. 196
- Idt, Andreas and Georg Rauschenbach. Auswanderung deutscher Kolonisten nach Russland im Jahre 1766 (Moscow: Andreas Idt, Georg Rauschenbach, 2019): pp. 32
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2005): p. 179
- 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): Volume 1, p. 739

Maggie Hein