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Friedrich Kräuter from Neu-Wiedermus married on 14 March 1763 in Hüttengesäs to Anna Maria Schneider, daughter of Johannes Schneider from Neu-Wiedermus.

Friedrich Kräuter, a farmer, his wife Anna Elisabeth, and daughter Maria Barbara (age 1½) settled in the Volga German colony of Balzer on 1 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 81.

Philipp Krauter from Balzer, presumed son of Friedrich Krauter, and his family recorded on the 1798 census of Lauwe in Household No. Lw16.

Johann Karl and Georg Konrad Kreiter, sons of Philipp Kreiter, and their families are recorded on the 1834 census of Lauwe in Household No. 24.

The 1767 census records that Friedrich Krauter came from the German region of Isenburg.


- 1834 Lauwe Census (Household No. 24).
- 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): Lw16.
- Parish register of Hüttengesäß.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 96.

Contributor(s) to this page: 

Brent Mai

Wayne Bonner

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies