Schäfer (Bettinger)*

Spelling Variations: 
Schäfer (Bettinger)*
Шеферъ (Bettinger)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Christoph Schäfer, his wife Barbara Bauer, stepson (by his first wife) Andreas Kalkopf, and his stepson's family are recorded on the 1798 census of Bettinger in Household No. Bt36.

There are no known surviving male lines from this Schäfer family among the Volga German colonies.


- 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): Bt36.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies