Schönebeck (Biberstein)

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Schönebeck (Biberstein)
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Peter Schönebeck, a weaver (Weber), and his wife Engel are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 3 along with a note that they relocated to the village of Biberstein in 1768.

Also recorded with them on the 1767 census is the orphan Anna Katharina Heider (age 12). A relationship between the Schönebeck and Heider family is not recorded.

The 1767 census records that Peter Schönebeck came from the German village of Nasnitz [?].


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 324.

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Brent Mai

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies