Rolheiser

Spelling Variations: 
Rolheiser
Rollheiser
Rohlheiser
Ролгейзеръ
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Georg Rolheiser (age 16) and his brothers Georg Adam (age 14) and Johann Mattias (age 10) are recorded on the 1767 census of Schuck in Household No. 37 along with their mother and stepfather Johann Jakob Faust.

The widow of Georg Rolheiser and his children are recorded on the 1798 census of Kamenka in Household No. Km051.

In 1791, Georg Adam Rohleiser and his family moved from Franzosen to Husaren. Georg Adam Rolheiser from Franzosen and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Husaren in Household No. Hn14, and his son Anton in Household No. Hn10.

Mattias Rolheiser and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Schuck in Household No. Su25. The 1834 census of Volmer records that Peter Rolheiser moved from Schuck to Volmer.

The 1834 census of Schuck (Household No. 53) records that Mattias Rolheiser relocated to the colony of Pfeifer. In Pfeifer, the 1834 census records that the family came from the colony of Husaren.

The 1834 census of Husaren (Household No. 32) records that Michael Rolheiser had relocated from Schuck to Husaren in 1827.

The 1767 census records that Susanna Maria, the mother of the Rolheiser sons, came form the German village of [Bad] Kreuznach in the Kurpfalz region.

Sources: 

- 1834 Husaren Census (Household No. 32).
- 1834 Pfeifer Census (Household No. 51).
- 1834 Schuck Census (Households No. 53 & 72).
- 1834 Volmer Census (Household No. 77).
- 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): Hn10, Hn14, Km051, Su25, Mv0650.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 118.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies