Schneider (Kraft-3)

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Schneider (Kraft-3)
Шнейдеръ (Kraft-3)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Pre-Volga Origin: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Schneider, a farmer, his wife Gertrude [Helfenbein, widow of Johannes Felde], and newborn son Johann Kaspar (age 3-weeks) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kraft in Household No. 16. They had settled there on 18 August 1767.

Johannes Schneider and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Kraft in Household No. Kf44.

Kaspar Schneider, son of Johannes Schneider, and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Kraft in Household No. Kf60.

The death of Kaspar Schneider in 1820 is recorded on the 1834 census of Kraft in Household No. 10.

Georg Adam Schneider, grandson of Kaspar Schneider, along with his siblings and their families are recorded on the 1850 census of Kraft in Household No. 16.

The death of Johann Wilhelm Schneider, son of Kaspar Schneider, in 1850 is recorded on the 1850 census of Kraft in Household No. 16.

Johann Karl Schneider, son of Johann Wilhelm Schneider, and his family are recorded on the 1857 census of Kraft in Household No. 20 along with a note that they relocated to the daughter colony of Erlenbach.

The 1767 census records that Johann Schneider came from the German village of Bisses [?].

Sources: 

- 1834 Kraft Census (Household No. 10).
- 1850 Kraft Census (Household No. 16).
- 1857 Kraft Census (Household No. 20, 21, 22).
- 1857 Erlenbach Census (Household No. 34).
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kf44, Kf60.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 397.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies