Schäfer (Schilling-2)

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Schäfer (Schilling-2)
Шеферъ (Schilling-2)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Balthasar Schäfer, his wife Margaretha, and their children (Johann Valentin, age 3¾; Eva Dorothea, age 1½) are recorded on the 1775 census of Schilling in Household No. 46.

The widow of Balthasar Schäfer and their children (Valentin, age 28; Georg Martin, age 21; Maria Christina, age 12) are recorded on the 1798 census of Schilling in Household No. Sg047.

Johann [sic] Martin Schäfer from Schilling and his sons (Georg Konrad, age 6; Johannes, age 3) are recorded on the 1811 census of Straub in Household No. 55.


- 1775 Schilling Census (Household No. 46).
- 1811 Straub Census (Household No. 55).
- 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): Sg047.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies