Schneider (Balzer-1)

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Schneider (Balzer-1)
Шнейдеръ (Balzer-1)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Konrad Schneider, a farmer, his wife Anna, and his mother Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.

Konrad settled in the Volga German colony of Balzer on 1 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 76 along with his new wife Anna Barbara and her mother Margaretha Triller [?].

Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Konrad Schneider came from the German region of Isenburg.

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): Bz003, Bz019, Bz034, Bz076.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 94.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3012.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies