Marie Therese Beyl Birth 1852

Marie Therese Beyl Birth1852 St. Petersburg, St. Michaelis Church Source: „Россия, дубликаты Лютеранских метрических книг, 1833-1885,“ database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 August 2017), Marie Therese Beyl, 04 May 1852, Baptism; citing p. 283, volume 828-14/73, St. Petersburg (St. Michaelis Church), St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia, Russland Historischen Staatsarchiv, St. Petersburg (Russian State Historical Archive, St. Petersburg); FHL microfilm 1,883,186.   Entry No. 23/1852 Day and hour of birth  30. April 1852,  4 Uhr Morgens day of baptism     04. Mai 1852 name of child Marie Therese Beyl parents Vater: Nikolai Beyl, Kollegiums-Registrator; Mutter: dessen Ehefrau Catharina Charlotte geb. Görtz,  …

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EPJ Hoyer death 1888

Source: Erik Amburger database „Ausländer im vorrevolutionären Russland“  (foreigners in pre-revolution Russia) Institut für Ost- und Südosteuropaforschung, Regensburg.  (Institute for East and Southeast European Studies). Here we will find a hint for the date of death for Eduard Peter Johann Hoyer (1888) and in addition to that the age at time of death (38 year), if we calculate back to the known data from Kirchenbuch Pawlowsk 1850  we can be sure to have found the right person. Furthermore there are additional information about the religion, the former citizenship (german) and the titel (Titularischer Rat). According to the russisian ranking system for …

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EPJ Hoyer birth record 1850

Birth entry for Eduard Peter Johann Hoyer in the church book of Pawlowsk (near Tzarskoe Zelo, St. Petersburg) 1850 Found by chance on, and with this I can add a new generation (one more than on the „bulgarian document“) Furthermore the details of the entry are interesting as there are TWO entries for baptism of two children ! The mystery will be solved in the text belowDas Rätsel wird dann im Text wieder aufgelöst:   Entry No. 7 of 1850 Day and hour of birth  17. January 1848,  8 1/2 o‘ clock in the afternoon day of baptism     12. …

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School in Bulgaria

Interesting facts can be found in the following source: „White emigrant in Bulgaria. Memories“ under  redaction of V.V. Chumachenko, P.V. Chumachenko, S.A. Rozhkova, published by the russian academic union in Bulgaria. The PDF-file has nearly 800 pages covering the russian emigration to Bulgaria including some biographical data. In my case I had a look on a part about the russian schools in Sofia / Bulgaria. In the caption to the pictures documentation the schools you will find the name „Goyer = Hoyer“ quite often.. The first surname  (Oleg) was a direct hit,  the second one (Juri) needed a little more mental work…Juri …

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Sale at auction Switzerland

A luck would have it I came across this auction sale in Switzerland. [pdf-embedder url=““ title=“AMETHYST-GOLD-EMAIL-DIAMANT-BROSCHE, um 1900. Gelbgold_“]   Source: Koller Internationale Auktionen, Zurich and Geneva, Auction  on  2. 12. 2008, 14:00