Schäfer (Warenburg-6)*

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Schäfer (Warenburg-6)*
Шеферъ (Warenburg-6)*
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Nikolaus Schäfer, a teacher (Lehrer), his wife Margaretha, and daughter Margaretha (age 2) are recorded on the 1767 census of Stahl am Tarlyk in Household No. 64 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Warenburg in 1768. They had settled in Stahl am Tarlyk on 5 September 1767.

The 1767 census records that Nikolaus Schäfer came from the German region of Magdeburg.

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


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 218.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies