Würtz (Beideck)

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There are two Würtz families recorded on the 1775 census of Beideck. Their relationship to each other is not recorded on the 1775 census.

(1) Johannes Würtz (age 36), his wife Maria Barbara, and sons (Georg Heinrich, age 8; Heinrich Philipp, age 4; Johannes, age 1) are recorded on the 1775 census of Beideck in Household No. 3.

Johannes (father) Würtz and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Beideck in Household No. Bd62.

Heinrich Georg [sic] Würtz from Beideck is recorded on the 1798 census of Laub in Household No. Lb08.

Johannes (son) Würtz and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Beideck in Household No. Bd30.

(2) Marcel Würtz (age 30), his wife Maria Elisabeth, and sons (Georg Heinrich, age 4½; Johann Peter, age 2) are recorded on the 1775 census of Beideck in Household No. 33.

In 1790, Marcel Würtz and his family moved from Beideck to Dreispitz.

The 1798 census of Dreispitz records Johann Michael Würtz (age 4), son of the deceased Peter Würtz, in Household No. Dr22. He is identified there as the stepson of Friedrich Kohlberg, but he is believed to be the stepson of Johann Adam Bender whose deceased wife had been previously married to Peter Würtz.

Michael Würtz, son of Peter Würtz, and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Dobrinka in Household No. 73.

Michael Würtz and his family are recorded on the 1850 census of Dobrinka in Household No. 103.

Sources: 

- 1775 Beideck Census (Nos. 3, 33).
- 1834 Dobrinka Census (Household No. 73).
- 1850 Dobrinka Census (Household No. 103).
- 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): Bd30, Bd62, Dr22, Lb08, Mv0210.

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