Müller (Reinwald)

Spelling Variations: 
Müller (Reinwald)
Миллеръ (Reinwald)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johannes Müller, son of [Se]bastian Müller, and Elisabeth Landmann, daughter of Johann Georg Landmann, were married in Gedern on 17 November 1746. They had three children whose baptisms are recorded in the Gedern parish register: (1) Johann Christoph Müller, born 24 March 1747, baptized 26 March 1747; (2) Johann Phillip Müller, born 8 December 1748, baptized 10 December 1748; and (3) Anna Maria, born 23 July 1751, baptized 25 July 1751. Johannes Müller died on 12 October 1752.

His widow remarried in Gedern on 13 October 1763 to Johann Caspar Oberheim, son of Christoph Oberheim.  Johann Caspar had been born and baptized on 3 August 1731, also in Gedern.  They had had a son before they were married (Johann Christoph, born 4 September 1756, baptized 5 September 1756), and had two additional children following their marriage:(1) Johannes, born 23 July 1764 (died 29 July 1764) and (2) Carl, born 12 November 1765.

The combined Oberheim/Müller family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love and Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Christoph Müller, a farmer, and his [new] wife Elisabeth are recorded on the 1767 census of Reinwald in Household No. 59. His siblings, Johann Philipp (age 19) and Anna Maria (age 17) are recorded on the 1767 census of Reinwald in Household No. 56 along with their stepfather, Johann Kaspar Oberheim.

Christoph Müller and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Reinwald in Household No. Rw10.

The death of Christoph Müller in 1811 is recorded on the 1811 census of Reinwald in Household No. 10.

The presumed children of Johann Philipp Müller are recorded on the 1798 census of Reinwald in Household No. Rw45.

The presumed children of Johann Philipp Müller are recorded on the 1811 census of Reinwald in Household No. 45.

Karl Müller, presumed son of Johann Philipp Müller, is recorded on the 1811 census of Reinwald in Household No. 45 along with a note that he relocated ot the colony of Schulz in 1807.

Karl Müller from Reinwald and his son Heinrich (age 1) are recorded on the 1811 census of Schulz in Household No. 19 along with a note that Karl had arrived in Schulz from Reinwald in 1807.

[Johann] Peter Müller, presumed son of Johann Philipp Müller, is recorded on the 1811 census of Reinwald in Household No. 45 along with a note that he and his sons relocated to the colony of Enders in 1805.

Sources: 

- 1811 Reinwald Census (Households No. 10, 45).
- 1811 Schulz Census (Household No. 19).
- 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): Rw10, Rw45.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 44 & 45.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #1653.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Maggie Hein

Beth Davenport

Waldemar Müller

Brent Mai

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