Schneider (Kraft-1)

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

Conrad Schneider & Anna Margaretha Triller were married on 8 April 1766 in the Lutheran Church of Büdingen.

Johann Konrad Schneider, farmer, his wife Anna Elisabeth [sic], and children (Konrad, age 4; Elisabeth, age 1) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard the Russian galliot Strelna under the command of Lieutenant Sornev.

Konrad Schneider, his wife Maria, and son Konrad (age 5) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kraft in Household No. 18. They had settled there on 18 August 1767.

Johann Konrad Schneider, his wife Anna Margaretha Truts [sic], and their family are recorded on the 1798 census of Kraft in Household No. Kf12.

In 1788, Johann Heinrich Schneider moved from Kraft to Galka.

Johann Heinrich Schneider from Kraft and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Galka in Household No. Gk17.

The 1767 census records that Konrad Schneider came from the German village of Sternenfels in the Darmstadt region.

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): Gk17, Kf12, Mv1358.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #494.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 398.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4970.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies