Schneider (Pobochnaya)

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Schneider (Pobochnaya)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

There are several Schneider families that arrived from L├╝beck 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. There relationship to each other, if any, is not known.

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

(2) Georg Ernst Schneider, his wife Anna Maria Schneider, and sons (Jost Heinrich, age 8; Wilhelm, age 6) are recorded on a 1773 list of Pobochnaya settlers (No. 6).

(3) Georg Schneider and his wife Susanna Gerhardt are recorded on a 1773 list of Pobochnaya settlers (No. 7).

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

(5) 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).

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): Pb02, Pb08, Pb09, Pb11, Mv2331, Mv2332.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Volga Colonies