Weber (Beideck-3)

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Weber (Beideck-3)
Веберъ (Beideck-3)
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Johann Peter Weber, son of Johann Nickel Weber & Elisabetha Barbara Rinn, was born 20 November 1738 in Steinau. He was confirmed in nearby Groß-Bieberau in 1752.

Johann Peter Weber, a tailor (Schneider), immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) arriving in Fridericia on 27 September 1760.

He is last recorded in the Danish colonies on 26 April 1763. He joined the migration to Russia.

Johann Peter Weber, his wife Maria Elisabeth, and children (Christian Friedrich, age 10; Elisabeth Margaretha, age 6; Georg Adam, age 1) are recorded on the 1775 census of Beideck in Household No. 71 along with a note that their house had burned in 1770.

The Eichhorns record that Johann Peter Weber came from the German village of Steinau near Lichtenberg.


- 1775 Census of Beideck (No. 71).
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-1759.
- 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): Bd90.
- Parish register of Steinau [Online].

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Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies