Schott (Messer)

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Schott (Messer)
Шатъ (Messer)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Caspar Schott, a tailor (Schneider) from Heingrintau [Hain-Gründau] in the county of Büdingen, & Anna Margaretha Weingartner were married on 17 May 1766 in Pastor Möllraht's house in Lübeck. The marriage is recorded in the parish register of St. Jacob's Lutheran Church in Lübeck.

Kaspar Schott, a farmer, his wife Margaretha, and son Johannes (age ¼) are recorded on the 1767 census of Messer in Household No. 64. They had settled there on 18 June 1767.

In 1790, Johannes Schott moved from Messer to Franzosen.

Johannes Schott from Messer and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Franzosen in Household No. Fz17.

Johannes Schott and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Franzosen in Household No. 82.

The 1767 census records that Kaspar Schott came from the German district of Isenburg.

Sources: 

- 1834 Franzosen Census (Household No. 82).
- 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): Fz17, Mv1727.
- 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): #222.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 146.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies