Beidnitz (Nieder-Monjou)

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Beidnitz (Nieder-Monjou)
Бейдницъ (Nieder-Monjou)
Beitnitz (Nieder-Monjou)
Бейтницъ (Nieder-Monjou)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Pre-Volga Origin: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johan Christian Beudnitz, a journeyman barber (Barbirgesell) born in Berlin, & Anna Catharina Meÿer from the area of Voigtland were married on 22 July 1766 in Pastor Peterssen's house in Lübeck. The marriage is recorded in the parish register of St. Jacob's Lutheran Church in Lübeck.

Christian Beitnitz and his wife Katharina arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 21 September 1766.

Christoph [sic] Beutnitz [sic] and his wife Maria [sic] Catharina are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Johann Christian Beidnitz, a baker (Bäcker), and his wife Katharina settled in the Volga German colony of Nieder-Monjou on 3 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 7.

Christian Beidnitz and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. Nm15.

The death of Christian Beidnitz in 1822 is recorded on the 1834 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 39.

Christian Beidnitz, son of the Christian Beidnitz who died in 1822, and his family are recorded on the 1850 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 63.

This Christian Beidnitz and his family are recorded on the1857 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 67.

The 1767 census records that Johann Christian Beidnitz came from the German town of Berlin.

Sources: 

- 1811 Nieder-Monjou Census (Household No. 15).
- 1834 Nieder-Monjou Census (Household No. 39).
- 1850 Nieder-Monjou Census (Household No. 63).
- 1857 Nieder-Monjou Census (Household No. 67).
- 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): Nm15.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #267.
- Oranienbaum passenger list #6760 [not recorded on the Kuhlberg List published by Igor Plehve].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 186.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4159-4160.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies