Wagner (Moor)

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Wagner (Moor)
Вагнеръ (Moor)
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The parish register of the Reformed Church of Saints Peter & Paul in Danzig records that Johann Theobald Wagner from the Pfalz & Christina Tiefenthaler form the Pfalz, widow of a Mr. Tiefenthaler, were married on 19 May 1765 in Danzig.

Theobold Wagner, a farmer, his wife Christina Tiefenthaler, and children (Anna Elisabeth, age 18; Friedrich, age 17; Anna Margaretha, age 4) are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 9. They had settled there on 1 July 1766.

The 1767 census records that Theobold Wagner came from the German are of the Kurpfalz.

Sources: 

- 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): #753.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 157.

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