Köhler (Balzer-2)

Spelling Variations: 
Köhler (Balzer-2)
Keller (Balzer-2)
Келеръ (Balzer-2)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Kaspar Köhler, son of Stephan & Anna Margaretha Köhler, was baptized on 28 February 1734 in Hüttengesäß.

Kaspar Köhler, farmer, his new wife Anna Barbara [née Rudel, widow of Philipp Habermann], and [step-]children (Johann Kaspar [Habermann], age 18; Anna Christina [Habermann], age 16; Philipp [Habermann], age 13; Johannes [Habermann], age 8) are recorded on the 1767 census of Balzer in Household No. 96. They had settled there on 1 July 1767.

The widow and children of Kaspar Köhler are recorded on the 1798 census of Balzer in Household No. Bz084.

The 1767 census records that Kaspar Köhler came from the German region of Isenburg.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Bz084.
- Parish register of Hüttengesäß.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 96.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3011.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Wayne Bonner

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies