Arn(h)old (Pfeifer-2)*

Spelling Variations: 
Арнгольтъ (Pfeifer-2)*
Arnhold (Pfeifer-2)*
Arnold (Pfeifer-2)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann[es] Arnhold, a farmer, his wife Elisabeth, and [step-]children [surname: Sander] (Kaspar, age 18; Eva, age 16; Barbara, age 8) are recorded on the 1767 census of Pfeifer in Household No. 28. They had settled there on 15 June 1767.

In 1795, widower Johannes Arnhold moved from Pfeifer to Semenovka.

Johannes Arnhold from Pfeifer and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Semenovka in Household No. Se09.

The 1767 census records that Johann[es] Arnhold came from the German village of Aschaffenburg.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Arnold family among the Volga German colonies.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Se09, Mv2273.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 384.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies