Röhl / Riel (Beauregard-1)

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Röhl (Beauregard-1)
Riel (Beauregard-1)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Mattias Röhl, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and daughter Maria (age 10-months) are recorded on the 1767 census of Beauregard in Household No. 58. They had settled there on 27 August 1766.

In 1791, Georg Röhl [believed to be a son of Mattias Röhl] moved from Beauregard to Schaffhausen.

The 1798 census of Beauregard records in Household No. Bo08 that Mattias Röhl is working as a shepherd in Katharinenstadt where his son Konrad is also working.

The 1767 census records that Mattias Röhl came from the German region of Nassau.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Bo08, Sh34, Mv0186.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 192.

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