Schäfer (Louis-1)

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Schäfer (Louis-1)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Widow Anna Margaretha Schäfer and her children settled in the Volga German colony of Louis on 14 June 1766.  Anna Margaretha is recorded on the 1767 census of Louis in Household No. 2 remarried to Matthias Kumpallo.

In 1788, Nikolaus Schäfer and his family moved from Louis to Graf.

The 1767 census records that Anna Margaretha came from the German village of Meisenheim in the region of Zweibrücken.

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): Gf31, Mv1588.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 80.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies