Johann Peter Pfilbert was born on 27 September 1708 in Gronau, northeast of Frankfurt am Main. He married in Gronau on 25 August 1733 to Anna Maria Stock (born 8 November 1716).
They and their children (4 sons & 2 daughters) immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein), arriving in Fridericia on 2 November 1759. Father Johann Peter died on 21 May 1761 in the colony of Thoring.
His sons Johann Georg & Johann Nikolaus immigrated to Schilling and are recorded there on the 1775 census in Households No. 4 & 5.
Konrad Filbert and his wife Anna Katharina, along with their newborn daughter Anna Maria are recorded on the 1775 census of Beideck in Household No. 75. The 1798 census of Beideck records Konrad Filbert from Schilling in Household No. Bd94.
The 1834 census of Beideck records that Philipp Peter & Nikolaus Filbert, sons of Konrad, relocated to the colony of Grimm in 1834.
Filbert Family in Sarepta
Two Fillbert [sic] sisters, daughters of Johann Conrad Fillbert & Maria Catharina Rutz, moved from Beideck to Sarepta on 6 September 1794: (1) Anna Catharina, born 5 December 1783 [other sources record 27 November 1783] in Beideck [she later married Pastor Johann Martin Otto]; (2) Anna Margaretha, born 18 May 1787 in Beideck. They were joined by a cousin from Schilling on 18 June 1801: Maria Elisabeth Fillbert, daughter of Johann Philipp Fillbert & Anna Margaretha Kerber, born 25 March 1782 in Schilling.
- 1775 Census of Beideck (No. 75).
- 1775 Schilling Census (No. 4 & 5).
- 1834 Beideck Census (No. 195).
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-377.
- Lang, Gerhard. German Colonists of Denmark on the Volga.
- 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): Bd94, Sg095, Sg096, Sg099.
Sarepta research provided by Karl Becker.