Farher

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Discussion & Documentation: 

Christian Farher, a farmer, his wife Katharina Margaretha Eckstein, and sons (Ulrich, age 16; Johann Peter, age 8) are recorded on the 1767 census of Köhler in Household No. 63. They had settled there on 21 August 1767.

Ulrich Pfarher and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Köhler in Household No. Kl01.

The death of Ulrich Pfarher in 1826 on the 1834 census of Semenovka in Household No. 15.

Johannes Pfarher, grandson of Ulrich Pfarher, from Semenovka and his family are recorded on the 1857 census of Marienberg.

Peter Pfarher and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Köhler in Household No. Kl76.

The death of Peter Pfarher in 1824 is recorded on the 1834 census of Köhler in Household No. 102.

The 1767 census records that Christian Farger came from the German region of Fulda.

Sources: 

- 1834 Köhler Census (Households No. 66, 102).
- 1834 Semenovka Census (Households No. 15, 60, 112).
- 1857 Marienberg Census.
- 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): Kl01, Kl76.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 375.

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