Kammer

Spelling Variations: 
Kammer
Каммеръ
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Gottfried Kammer, a farmer, his wife Anna Sophia Elisabeth, and children (Gottfried, age 19; Karl Siegmund, age 18; Johanna Marianne, age 12; Julianna Dorothea, age 10; Anna Sophia Elisabeth, age 1½) are recorded on the 1767 census of Schäfer in Household No. 14. They had settled there on 1 August 1766.

In 1784, Gottfried Kammer moved from Reinhard to Schwed.

Gottfried Kammer from Reinhard and his wife are recorded on the 1798 census of Schwed in Household No. Sw04. There do not appear to be any surviving males lines of this family in Schwed.

In 1786, Karl Kammer and his family moved from Urbach to Reinhard. In 1797, widower Karl Kammer moved from Reinhard to Boisroux.

Karl Kammer from Reinhard and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Boisroux in Household No. Bx43. The death of Karl Kammer in 1817 is recorded on the 1834 census of Boisroux in Household No. 9.

The 1767 census records that Gottfried Kammer came from the German village of Weidnitz in the region of Schlesien (Silesia).

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): Bx43, Sw04, Mv2378, Mv2390, Mv2898.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 92.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies