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Dinkel, Kukkus, Saratov, Volga, Russia

Wiesenseite | Mother Colony | Protestant
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  • Dinkel was founded on 12 May 1767 by 56 families of colonists recruited by LeRoy & Pictet from Holstein, Württemberg, and Mecklenburg. It was located on the left bank of the Tarlyk River at the point where it enters the Volga River. It was named after Johann Wilhelm Dinkel, the first leader of the colony.
  • Dinkel was one of the colonies plundered by the Pugachev raiders in 1774.
  • During the 1921 Famine, 238 people died in Dinkel.
  • Today, what remains of the former Volga German colony of Dinkel is known as Tarlykovka.
  • The congregation in Dinkel was part of the Warenburg Lutheran Parish which had been established in 1770.
  • A new church building was completed in Dinkel in 1894.
Pastors & Priests:
  • The congregation in Dinkel was served by the following pastors:
1785-1788 Friedrich Konrad Strengel
1797-1825 Bernhard Wilhelm Litfass
Notable Individuals:
Blitz, Rudolph & Leo
Andersen (Dinkel)
Arb / Arp
Bossel / Brüssel (Dinkel)
Christian(sen) (Dinkel)
Christoph (Dinkel)
Dinkel (Dinkel)
Ertel (Dinkel)
Friedrichsen (Dinkel-1)
Frisch (Warenburg)
Gedde (Dinkel)
Gerlach (Anton)
Gries (Dinkel)
Hansen (Dinkel)
Hartmann (Dinkel)
Heinrich (Dinkel-1)
Hölzer / Helzer (Norka-1)
Jensen (Dinkel)
Kleiber (Dinkel)
Kleiber (Grimm)
Krämer (Dinkel)
Lamb (Dinkel)
Laub (Laub)
Lutz (Warenburg)
Mainz (Dinkel)
Meisner (Grimm)
Michaelis (Jost)
Müller (Dinkel-1)
Müller (Dinkel-2)
Neff (Dinkel)
Neumann (Dinkel)
Otto (Dinkel)
Raab (Dinkel)
Rau (Dinkel)
Reinhard(t) (Warenburg)
Ries (Dinkel)
Rudolph (Dinkel)
Siebert (Warenburg)
Sittner (Huck)
Stahlmann (Dinkel)
Stecker (Dinkel)
Stephan (Dinkel)
Weiland (Warenburg)
Weller (Dinkel)
Wulf (Dinkel)
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Generally: head of household (last name first), where from (state, town), wife, children. Ages follow the names.

Dinkel, John, 30 , fr. Bayreuth Germany. w/ Anna Rosine 29 son Jacob Friedrich 9
Kleber, Jacob 30, fr Danemark, Nienbrock. w/Anna, daughter Margaretha 18
Maetz, Heinrich, 46 fr. Begent Mecklenburg. w/ Anna Catharine 38 Kramer, Christina nee Kramer, 7, adopted after death of father 01 Oct 1767
Andersen, Andreas, 24, fr. Holstein Tauben, w/ Anna Maria ,37 adopted after death of Anton Peter Rauch, Heinrich 15, Casper 12, Charistina 19,
Cern(Zern), Kaspar 42, fr Wurtenburg, w/Magdalena 36
Heinrich, Hans, 37, fr Danmark
Schtalman, Friedrich, 45, fr. Holstein, Gluckstadt, Maria Appel 60 Appel Anna 15, stepdaughter
Kleber, Jacob, w/Christina, no children
Kleber, Mars 37, fr Holstein, Neubruck. w/Margaretha 33. Stepsons, Andreas, 16, Elias 12
Gris, Heinrich, 47, fr. Damstadt, Ziengenberg, w/Susanna Catharina, 56. Kramer, Maria 13 –father was Conrad Kramer. She lived in household of Heinrich Gris
Ertel, Franz, 42,(Cath), fr, Schwaben, Dinkelscherben. w/ Sophia Margaretha Muller, Paul, 16, stepson of Franz Ertel
Walter, Johann, 40, (Cath), fr. Hessen, Kassel, Wolfhagen w/Christina 33, Maria 1/2. Stepdaughter, Catharina, 15
Lipman, Friedrich, 38, (Cath), fr. Brandenburg, Loumburg, w/Anna Margaretha, 30.
Marx, Mus, 38, fr. Holstein, Probate, w/Margaretha, 31
Friedrichsen, Hans, 22, Denmark, Osen
Nicolausen, Elizabeth, 50, widow, Holstein, sons, Christian 22, Franz, 20, both lived with stepfather
Cromberg (Kromberg), Heinrich, 38, Holstein, Scherbeck. w/Maria Muller, 36 Muller, Nicolaus, 7, stepson
Christian, Andreas, 42, Danemark, Copenhagen, w/Beate, 36, Heinrich Peter, 7.
Gothe, Johann, 36, Holstein, Stubben, w/Elizabeth 37.
Schubach, Balzer, 42, Luneburg, Stadt. w/Anna Margaretha. 32. Balsert, 22, from 1st marriage, Maria, 15, from second marriage
Schteker, Markus, 48, Holstein, Neulinzer, w/Catharina, 31, Magdalena,12, Cahtarina Eliz. 8, Doretha, 4.
Heinrich, Jacob, 23, Holstein, Klostob, w.Magdalina,18
Boll,(Bell), Joachim Heinrich, 30, Holstein, Klostob, w/Maria, 32
Wulf, Peter, 40, Holstein, Zieder, w/ Maria 32, Johann George, 14, Dorotha, 2
Weisbrod(t), Johann Detlev. 40, Holstein, Kiel. w/Elizabeth, 41, Johann Heinrich, 8, Johann Heinrich 4/12, (from second wife Eliz. Maria, 12, stepdaughter
Rebensdorf, Friedrich, 25, Holstein, Plopdorf, w/ Anna Magdalena, 21
Klaus, Christopher, 22,Holstein, Klosten, w/ Cahtarina Margaretha, 24
Friedrichsen, Johann, 28, Danmark, Holmdrup, w/ Anna Dorothea, 23
Raab, Michael, 24, Frankreich, Wolfsheim, w/ Christina, 18
Neff, Heinrich, 26, Holstein, Eichelivir, w/ anna Dorothea, 27, Peter, 13, brother
Arp, Johann, 32, Holstein, Kelrastof, w/ Dorothea, 40, Benedikt, Peter, 15, stepson
Hanzen(Hansen), Peter, 31, Holstein, Genschte, w/ Anna Catharina, 32.
Christian,Heinrich, 40, Mecklenburg, Guistrow, w/ Catharina 21
Henzin(Hanzen)?,Peter, 30, Danmark, Kabbel, w/ Anna Sophia 30.. 27 Dec. 1767
Heckster, Shristopher, 23, Holstein, Klinstadt, w/ Dorothea, 20,
Reinhard,(Reinhardt) Christopher Heinrich, 39, Brandenburg, Lebbin, w/Margaretha, 32 , Hans Andreas, 7, Johann George 3/52 weeks. From Warenburg came to Dinkel 27 July 1767
Grohmann, Justus, 40, Holstein, Kiel. w/ Elizabeth 30, son Robert fuhrrat, 4, Dorothea, 14, Anna Catharina, 10.
Schtefen(Stephen),Jacob, 24, Holstein, Kleinstadt, w/ Maragaretha,30, Maria, 2.
Hartman, Hans, 40, Schweden, Bulwitz, w/Dorothea, 30, Els, Carl,18, stepson to Hans Hartman, and Sander, Johann , adopted son. Lived with above family
Otto, Carl Friedrich, 22, Sachsen, Rosswein, w/ Elizabeth, 32
Ries, Christopher, 48, Baden.Durlach, Wesen. w/Anna 46, Johann Ulrich, 18, Christopher 9, Christina, 11.
Ries, Urban, 20, Baden Durlach, Wesin,w/Maria Magdalena, 25, Urban is the son of Christopher.
Nieman, Christian, 50, Mecklenburg, Benzklein, w/ Louise,30, Christian, 18, Friedrich, 12, Louise, 16, Maria, 6, Margaretha, 3/12.
Seedorf, Gottfried, 45, Mecklenburg, Schonberg, w/ Maria,35, Andreas Friedrich,6/12.
Weller, Asmus, 30, Mecklenburg, Schonberg, Wibke, 26
Bossel, Andreas, 49, Anhalt, Zerbst, w/Sophia 46, Rosine Catharina, 17, Maria, 15
Forster, George, 32, Sachsen, Gorlitz, w/ Anna Rosine,33, Gottlieb, 14, Johann George, 12, Anna Rosine, 13, Anna Magadalena, 9.
Lamp, Carl, Brandenburg, Rieben, w/ Maria, 28
Hollbeck, Heinrich, 40, Luneburg, w/ Dorothea Elizabeth, 50.
Hemerling, Adam gottlieb, 45, Sachsen, Dresden, w/ Maria Elizabeth, 30
Dohs(Doos),Klaus, 26 Holstein, Gaden, w/ Elizabeth 21, Rebeka, 1.
Muller, Christian, 47, Anhalt, Dessau, w/ Catharina, 26, Margaretha, 1/12
Gerlach, Johanna, 66, Wettraus, Stade, w/ Anna Dorothea, 52, Johann Just, 20, Anna Elizabeth, 18
Rudolph, Christian, 22, Anharlt, Koethen, w/ Anna Dorothea, 25, He lost his wlfe and he left the colony.
Kisling, Simon 22, Sachsen, Neukirch.
Seingold, Jacob, 38, Erfurt.
Elemberger, Johann Friedrich, 26, via Petersburg. His father from Holstein
Walter(Walder). Johann Samuel, 23, Sachsen,Weisen

List of People Arriving at Orienbaum (a port near St. Petersburg) 03 June 1766, on the ship ADLER, captained by Paul Adolph Drath. The ship came from Luebeck Germany.

Nicolausen, Eliz. Widow, fr. Holstein- Sons, Christian 22, Franz 20,
Zern, Casper, single , Lutheran,fr Wurtenberg
Seedorf, his son, Johann fr. Mecklenburg
Friedrichsen, Hans, single Luth. fr. Holstein
Arb, Johann, wife-Anne fr Holstein
Dinkel, Wilhelm, wife-Anne, Friedrich 8, Methe 5, Engel ,6/12
Heinrich, Hans, fr. Holstein
Schubach, Johann , 19 , Anna 16, Maria,
Schtalman, George Friedrich, wife Maria- fr Holstein
Reinhardt, Christopher, Luth,fr. Westfallen, shoemaker, stepchildren, Hans, 6, Maria 11
Nieman, Christian, farmer, children, Christian, Friedrich, Joachim, Louisa, Maria,
Ertle, Franz, wife-Sophia, children Joachim 17, Paul 14
Marx, Mus Luth wife-Margaretha
Neff, Heinrich , a farmer,wife –Margaretha, Heinrich 20, Peter 11.
Klever, Mars, wife Anna, daughter Margaretha 17

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A story I was told is that Laub across the river spoke the same dialect of German. That was a Catholic settlement and everything was fine until the winter and the river froze, then the Catholic girls could cross the river and meet the Lutheran boys (and vice versa, I suppose).
posted by Rob Neff