Bohl

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The baptisms of five children of Caspar & Ursula Boll are recorded in the parish register of Christ Reformed Church of Weidenthal: (1) Conrad, born 30 April 1749, baptized 4 May 1749; (2) Catharina Margaretha, born 19 February 1752, baptized 22 February 1752; (3) Daniel, born & baptized 16 June 1754; (4) Anna Maria, born 22 January 1757, baptized 23 January 1757; and (5) Johann Jacob, born 3 June 1762, baptized 6 June 1762.

Kaspar Bohl, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Katharina, age 20; Konrad, age 17½; Margaretha, age 15; Daniel, age 12; Anna, age 9; Johann, age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 22 July 1766 aboard the pink Lev under the command of Lieutenant Fyodor Fyodorov.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 17 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 67.

In 1794, Johann Heinrich Bohl moved from Huck to Reinwald.

Bohl descendants are recorded on the 1811 census of Huck in Households No. 6, 22, and 55.

Bohl descendants are recorded on the 1834 census of Huck in Households No. 7, 46, 63, 100, 108, 117, and 183.

Bohl descendants are recorded on the 1834 census of Reinwald in Household No. 77.

The 1767 census records that Kaspar Bohl came from the German region of Kurpfalz.

Sources: 

- 1811 Huck Census (Households No. 6, 22, 55).
- 1834 Huck Census (Households No. 7, 46, 63, 100, 108, 117, 183).
- 1834 Reinwald Census (Household No. 77).
- 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): Hk06, Hk22, Hk55, Rw52, Mv0980.
- Parish register of Weidenthal.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 156.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2416.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Jim Bohl

Maggie Hein

Brent Mai

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