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Johannes Schaber, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and daughter Katharina Elisabeth (age 10) are recorded on the 1767 census of Leitsinger in Household No. 7. They had settled there on 12 May 1767.

Widow Margaretha Sapper [sic] is recorded on the 1798 census of Neu-Kolonie in Household No. Nk28.

The 1767 census records that Johannes Schaber came from the German village of Lauterburg in the Elsass region.

There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.


- 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): Nk24.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 64.

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