Kreiner(t) (Schäfer)

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Kreiner (Schäfer)
Kreinert (Schäfer)
Крейнерт (Schäfer)
Крейнер (Schäfer)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Adam Kreiner, a farmer, his wife Anna Katharina, and son Johann Mattias Franz (age 1-month) are recorded on the 1767 census of Schäfer in Household No. 47 along with his stepson Markus Johannes (age10).

Mattias Kreiner and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Schäfer in Household No. Sf20.

Mattias Kreiner and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Urbach in Household No. 38.

The death of Mattias Kreiner in 1835 is recorded on the 1850 census of Urbach in Household No. 67.

The 1767 census records that Adam Kreiner came from the German village of Bei der Kirche [?] in the Württemberg region.

Some translations of some early documents record this surname as Kreinert, but most record it as Kreiner.

Sources: 

- 1834 Urbach Census (Household No. 38).
- 1850 Urbach Census (Household No. 67).
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Sf20.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 101.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies