Hardt (Paulskaya-1)

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Hardt (Paulskaya-1)
Гартъ (Paulskaya-1)
Гардъ (Paulskaya-1)
Hart (Paulskaya-1)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

The baptisms of three children born in Emmershausen to Johann Conrad & Anna Maria Haardt [sic] are recorded in the parish register of Rod an der Weil: (1) Philipp Burckhard, born 13 June 1760, baptized 15 June 1760; (2) Maria Catharina, born 21 March 1762, baptized 25 March 1762; and (3) Philipp Jacob, born 21 February 1764, baptized 26 February 1764.

Konrad Hardt, a hosier (Strumpfwirker), his wife Anna, and children (Konrad, age 10; Maria, age 8; Philipp, age 6; Katharina, age 4; Jakob age 3) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Conrad Hardt, his wife Anna Maria, and children (Conrad, age 10; Maria Elisabeth, age 8; Philip Burkhardt, be 6; Catharina, age 4) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that daughter Maria Elisabeth died en route.

Konrad Hardt, his wife Maria, and children (Konrad, age 13; Philipp, age 9; Elisabeth, age 7; Margaretha, age 6-months) are recorded on the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 14. They had settled in Paulskaya on 22 July 1767.

The widow of Konrad Hardt and son Philipp and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Paulskaya in Household No. Pl41.

The 1798 census of Ernestinendorf records Konrad Hardt from Paulskaya in Household No. En19.

Konrad Hardt [from Ernestinendorf] and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Enders in Household No. 26.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Konrad Hardt came from the German region of Usingen. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Emmershausen.


- 1834 Enders Census (Household No. 26).
- 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): En19, Pl41.
- Parish register of Rod an der Weil.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 334.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1449.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #0926-0931.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Dominik Krämer

Entry from the parish register of Rod an der Weil recording the birth/baptism of Philipp Burckhard Haardt.
Source: Dominik Krämer.

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