Family A 44-49 in The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766.
Family B-1367 in The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766.
Family Rus14-33 in The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766.
Family #18 in 1775 census.
Birth Record 
According to The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766, the family was Evangelical Lutheran. 
He had at least one brother, Johann Dietrich, who was three years older than him (born 1715).  He would eventually name one of his own sons after that brother.
Valentin married Maria Sophia Mayin on 05 January 1740, probably in the Spachbrücken, as detailed in German marriage records.
Marriage Record 
Together the couple had at least five documented children:
Much of southern Germany had been ravaged by war and famine, Valentin was concerned about being able to provide for his family, as well as to find a way for his children to lead better lives than he had.
In 1759, Danish King Frederick V invited Germans from Hessen and the Palantinate to help settle the area of Schleswig-Holstein, at that time under the control of the Danes. The king was interested in converting the marsh lands to arable farm land. Germans were known for their good farming skills and for being hard workers, so it seemed like a win-win situation both both Danes and Germans. Valentin Romig/Ramig decided the opportunity to immigrate to Denmark with his family was too attractive to pass up.
He and his family arrived in Flensburg, Denmark on 09 June 1762 as reserved colonists. They brought with them Valentin's niece Anna Catharina, aged 25, as their maid. In 1763 she would leave her uncle's family to marry Johannes Schumann, a fellow German from Hessen-Darmstadt nearly twice her age. 
As of 30 September 1763, Valentin and his family lived at 39 in Colony G18 "Neboerm," in the district of Gottorf.
The marshlands were very inhospitable to farmers like Valentin. Although the Germans were good farmers with typical farm land, it was far more difficult to convert these former wetlands and grow crops. Most of the German immigrants barely reaped enough to feed their families, let alone to provide food for others in Denmark. When Catherine the Great invited Germans to immigrate to Russia, Valentin and Sophia decided it offered them a better opportunity than what was there for them in Schleswig-Holstein.
On 03 May 1765 they deserted their home and immigrated with 57 other families to Russia.  They were first sent to an established village, such as Dobrinka, before finally moving to Grimm, which was established in 1767. He is first listed in the 1775 Grimm census.
1775 Grimm Census 
Maria Sophia Ramig is not named in the 1798 census, and in all likelihood, she had passed away. If she were still living in 1798, she would have been 80 years old.
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