Schneider (Pobochnaya)

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Schneider (Pobochnaya)
Шнейдеръ (Pobochnaya)
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There are several Schneider families that arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 2 July 1772 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Hartwig.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Pobochnaya on 4 July 1773. For most of these families, their relationship to each other, if any, is not known.

(1) Samuel Schneider, his wife Maria Katharina Kalkopf, and sons (Johann Paul, age 8; Johann, age 6) are recorded on a 1773 list of Pobochnaya settlers (No. 3).

Samuel Schneider is recorded on the 1798 census of Pobochnaya in Household No. Pb02.

Son Paul Schneider and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Pobochnaya in Household No. Pb08.

(2) Georg Ernst Schneider, his wife Anna Maria Schneider, sons (Jost Heinrich, age 8; Wilhelm, age 6), and Anna Maria's parents (Georg Schneider & Susanna Gerhardt) are recorded on a 1773 list of Pobochnaya settlers (Nos. 6 & 7). [See separate page for details about this family.]

(3) Johann Peter Schneider and his wife Gertrude Gerlach are recorded on a 1773 list of Pobochnaya settlers (No. 8).

(4) Heinrich Schneider, his wife Susanna Evgel [?], and children (Johann Heinrich, age 27; Elisabeth, age 25; Anna Margaretha, age 22; Georg Heinrich, age 20) are recorded on a 1773 list of Pobochnaya settlers (No. 17).

Heinrich Schneider and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Pobochnaya in Household No. Pb11.

Georg Schneider and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Pobochnaya in Household No. Pb09.

In 1794, Philipp and Heinrich Schneider left Pobochnaya.

In 1797, Johannes Schneider left Pobochnaya.

Sources: 

- 1773 Pobochnaya Census (Nos. 3, 6, 7, 8, 17).
- 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): Ko18, Pb02, Pb08, Pb09, Pb11, Mv2331, Mv2332.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies