Stenfeld / Steinfeld

Spelling Variations: 
Stenfeld
Штенфельдъ
Steinfeld
Штейнфельдъ
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Heinrich Ludwig [sic] Stenfeld and his wife Elisabeth are recorded on the 1767 census of Holstein in Household No. 8. They had settled in Holstein on 26 May 1765.

Heinrich Gottlieb [sic] Stenfeld and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Holstein in Household No. Ho11 along with a note that his son Friedrich Wilhelm is working in the colony of Galka.

When Heinrich & David Steinfeld immigrated to the United States, they were living in the colony of Stephan.

The 1767 census records that Heinrich Ludwig Stehlfeld came from the German region of Braunschweig.

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): Ho11.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 127.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Related People: 

Volga Colonies

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