According to the Gedern parish records, Johannes Müller, son of Bastian Müller, and Elisabeth Landmann, daughter of Johann Georg Landmann, were married on 17 Nov 1746. They had three children: Johann Christoph Müller, born 24 Mar, baptized 26 Mar 1747; Johann Phillip Müller, born 8 Dec, baptized 10 Dec 1748; and Anna Maria, born 23 Jul, baptized 25 Jul 1751. Johannes Müller died on 12 Oct 1752. Johann Caspar Oberheim was born and baptized on 3 Aug 1731, the son of Christoph Oberheim. Elisabeth Landmann and Johann Caspar Oberheim had a son Johann Christoph, born 4 Sep, baptized 5 Sep 1756. They married on 13 Oct 1763, and subsequently had two more children: Johannes, born 23 Jul 1764 (died 29 Jul 1764) and Carl, born 12 Nov 1765.
The combined Oberheim/Müller family arrived in Russia on 4 Jul 1766. The family members appear on the Reinwald First Settler’s List in Families #56, 56a, and 59.
- Parish records of Gedern on Archion.de
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): p. 122
- Pleve, Igor Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2008): pp. 44-46