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Lindheim, Büdingen, Oberhessen

There are two Weisheim families on the Galka First Settlers List: Johann Christian Weisheim and his wife in Family #53, and Johann Paul Weisheim with his son Johann Peter in Family #54.  On 13 Mar 1733, Johann Paul Weißheim (son of Dietrich Weißheim) married Anna Katharina Krieger (daughter of Johann Peter Kreiger).  Among their children were Johann Christian Weißheim, baptized on 4 Dec 1733, and Johann Peter Weißheim, baptized on 25 Apr 1746. On 27 Feb 1759, Johann Christian Weißheim married Anna Maria Kress (daughter of Mattias Kress).  Both families arrived in Russia on the same ship on 4 Jul 1766.  


- Family Search Film #1201736 (Lindheim) 
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010) p. 159
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): pp. 33 and 34. 

Maggie Hein