Jordan (Meinhard)

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Jordan (Meinhard)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Jordan and Anna Elisabeth Winterhaller [sic] were married on 8 September 1766 in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lübeck.

Johannes Jordan, a farmer, his wife Elisabeth, and [step?-]son Andreas (age 6) are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Boisroux in Household No. 45. They settled in the colony of Meinhard.

Johannes Jordan, his wife Elisabeth Winterhalter, and son Johannes (age 15) are recorded on the 1798 census of Meinhard in Household No. Mn20.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Jordan came from the German village of Hausdorf.

Sources: 

- 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): Mn20.
- 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): #129.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 170.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies