Associated Colonies
Place of origin
Langwaden, Bensheim, Hessen, Germany
Schwanheim, Bensheim, Hessen, Germany

Johann Konrad Münster was born on 5 May 1722 in Langwaden, southwest of Darmstadt. He married on 15 August 1747 in Schwanheim to Anna Barbara Engelhardt. She had been born on 10 April 1735 in Bensheim.

They immigrated first to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) and then on to Russia where they settled in the colony of Beideck where their son Johann Peter is recorded on the 1798 Census in Household No. Bd69.


- Lang, Gerhard. German Colonists of Denmark on the Volga .
- 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).

Gerhard Lang