Johannes Haberkorn and Magdalena Ziegler

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Johannes Haberkorn was born about 1742 in the unidentified town of Tating, reportedly in the Electorate of Mainz (in what is now Germany). He was probably the son of the widow Anna (--) Haberkorn. If so, he arrived in Russia from Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein 4 July 1766 on the Love and Unity and was married first to Maria --.

Before settling in a colony, he married (second, if he was indeed married to Maria) Magdalena Ziegler. Magdalena born about 1744 and was the daughter of the widow Barbara (--) Ziegler. They settled in Göbel, Saratov, Russia on 20 June 1767, along with Johannes's brother Johann Adam and Magdalena's mother Barbara. Johannes was listed as Catholic and a farmer.

Johannes stayed in Göbel, while his brother moved to Semenovka. He is found there in 1798, where he is listed as having been ill for a long time and unable to work.

Johannes died 24 Nov 1815 in Göbel, Saratov, Russia and Magdalena died 2 December 1815 in Göbel.

Johannes and Magdalena’s children are:

1 Johann Kasper Haberkorn, born about 1768 in Göbel, Saratov, Russia, married Maria Anna Lick, died 23 Feb 1828 in Göbel, Saratov, Russia.

Wife: Maria Anna Lick, b. abt. 1769.

2 Hartmann Haberkorn, born about 1774 in Göbel, Saratov, Russia, was working in 1798 "for Lieutenant-Colonel Pozor in the mill," married Catharina Galinger, died 29 Aug 1831 in Göbel, Saratov, Russia.

Wife: Catharina Galinger.

3 Anton Haberkorn, born about 1778 in Göbel, Saratov, Russia, married Magdalena Grimm, died 16 Oct 1831 in Göbel, Saratov, Russia.

Wife: Magdalena Grimm.

4 Johannes Haberkorn, born about 1779 in Göbel, Saratov, Russia, married 1) Eva Margaretha Novack 20 Jun 1804 in Göbel, Saratov, Russia and 2) Catharina Bauer 10 Jun 1812 in Göbel, Saratov, Russia.

Wife 1: Eva Margaretha Novack, d. 17 May 1812 in Göbel, Saratov, Russia of childbirth.

Wife 2: Catharina Bauer, of Leichtling, Saratov, Russia.

5 Johann Adam Haberkorn, born about 1781 in Göbel, Saratov, Russia, married Apollonia Kern 19 Jan 1809 in Göbel, Saratov, Russia.

Wife: Apollonia Kern.


Summary of Sources

  1. Boyd, Darryl et al. (trans.), Köhler Parish Records, 1803-1895, Concord, CA, 2021.
  2. Pleve, Igor, List of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg, Saratov, Russia:  Saratov State Technical University, 2010, p. 131.
  3. Pleve, Igor, Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Band 2 (Kolonien Galka - Kutter), Göttingen: Nordost-Institut, 2001.
  4. Kholmatov, Bachtiar (trans.) and Kloberdanz, Dr. Timothy J. (ed.), No. 2834, The 1798 Description of the Saratov Colony of Ust-Gryaznukha also known as Göbel, No. 115, Lincoln, NE:  American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1996.
  5. Church records of Semenovka parish from Saratov Province State Archive. Extracted by Michelle Boyd.


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Köhler Church Records

Line number    Marriage date        Groom                         Bride                              Bride's village               Colony where married

33                     1804 Jun 20             Johann Haberkorn     Margaretha Novack    Göbel                            Semenovka


Line number    Age           Death date     Name                                   Village

21                      --               1812 May 17   Eva Marg Haberkorn          Göbel

11                      72             1815 Nov 24    Johan Haberkorn                Göbel

16                      72             1815 Dec 2     Magdalena Haberkorn      Göbel

5                        61             1828 Feb 23    Gaspar Haberkorn               Göbel

5                        58             1831 Aug 29    Hartmann Haberkorn         Göbel

12                      54             1831 Oct 16    Antonius Haberkorn            Göbel


Source: Boyd, Darryl et al. (trans.), Köhler Parish Records, 1803-1895, Concord, CA, 2021.



Church Records of Semenovka Parish

[1804]
Day of month:  June 20
Names of those married: johan[n] Haberkorn juv. cu[m] ju. Margaretha Novack
Names of witnesses: johan[n] Bathauer, johan[n] Berberich
Blessed by: idem. [p. j. Mayer]
Name of colony: Ustkrasnucha.
Year collection: 1803-04
Image: 3

[Jan 1809]
Day of month:  19
Contractors: Juv Adam Haberkorn cum Caelibe Apollonia Kerninn
Name of colony: Ust Krasnucha
Witnesses: Joannes Batauer
                   Michael Mergel
Blessed by: qui Supra [P. Ignatius Zacharewicz]
Year collection: 1808-09
Image: 9

Place of birth: Ust Krasnucha
Text: Anno Dni 1810 die 11 Martij Ego P. Petrus Jacobs SS Baptisari infantem nomine Joannem natum 4 hujus. Conjugu[m] legitimor[um] Joannis Haberkorn et Eva Margar. Novackinn in Ust Kranucha habitantium. Patrinus Joannes Stieb ex eodem Colonia.
Translation: 1810 AD, 11 Mar. I, P. Peter Jacobs, baptized the infant named Johannes, born this 4. Legitimate spouses Johannes Haberkorn and Eva Margaretha Novack residing in Ust Kranucha [Göbel]. Godfather Johannes Stieb from the same colony.
Nomen et cognomen [names]: Elisabetha Haberkorninn
Year collection: 1809-10
Image: 4 (left side)

[May 1812]
Place of burial: Ust Krasnucha
Text: Anno 1812 dei 17 Mortae est Eva Marg. Haberkorn ex puerperis improvise Sepultaque a P. Ign. Zachar.
Translation: Year 1812, day 17. Eva Margaretha Haberkorn died of childbirth unexpectedly. Buried by P. Ign[atius] Zachar[ewicz]
Nomen et cognomen [names]: Eva Marg Haberkorn
Year collection: 1811-12
Image: 12 (left side)

[June 1812]
Place of contract: Ust Krasnucha
Text: Anno 1812 dei 10. Ego qui Sup. Praemissus 3by Banns facto pravio Examine, nulloque delecto impedimento. benevidi matrimonium Contractum inter Sposum Viduum Joannem Haberkorn de Ust Krasnucha et Sponsam Virginum Catharina Bauerinn de Ilavla. Testes fuere Joannes Kohlmann Peter Kuhn
Translation: Year 1812. I the aforenamed [P. Ignatius Zacharewicz] [having read banns 3 times found no impediments?]. Marriage contract between widower Johannes Haberkorn of Ust Krasnucha [Göbel] and maiden Catharina Bauer of Ilavla [Leichtling]. Witnesses were Johannes Kohlmann, Peter Kuhn.
Nomen et cognomen [names]: Johan Haberkorn
                                                       Catharina Bauer
Year collection: 1811-12
Image: 9

[June 1814]
Place of birth: Ust Krasnucha
Text: Anno 1814 die 28. Ego qui Supra baptis Infantem Nne Antonium natum ex hujs. CC LL Hartmanni Haberkorn et Catharina Galinger in Ust Kranucha habit. Patrinus Anton Haberkorn ex eodem Colonia.
Translation: Year 1814, day 28. I, the aforenamed [Ignatius Zacharewicz], baptized the infant named Anton, born this same [day]. Legitimate spouses Hartmann Haberkorn and Catharina Galinger residing in Ust Kranucha [Göbel]. Godfather Anton Haberkorn from the same colony.
Nomen et cognomen [names]: Anton Haberkorn
Year collection: 1813-14
Image: 7

[Nov 1815]
Place of burial: Ust Krasnucha
Text: Anno 1815 dei 24 Mortae est Johannes Haberkorn annor. 72. Ex Senectute 00. SS. provisa. Sepulta a P. Ign. Zachar.
Translation: Year 1815, day [?]. Magdalena Haberkorn died aged 72. Of old age [OO SS??]. Buried by Pa. Ign Zacharewicz
Nomen et cognomen [names]: Johan Haberkorn
Year collection: 1815-16
Image: 17

[Dec 1815]
Place of burial: Ust Krasnucha
Text: Anno 1815 dei [Eda?] Mortae est Magdalena Haberkorn annorum 72. Ex Senectute 00. SS. provisa. Sepultaque a P. Ign. Zachar.
Translation: Year 1815, day [?]. Magdalena Haberkorn died aged 72. Of old age [OO SS??]. Buried by Pa. Ignatio Zacharewicz [SJ?]
Nomen et cognomen [names]: Magdalena Haberkorn
Year collection: 1815-16
Image: 17
 
Source: Church records of Semenovka parish from Saratov Province State Archive. Retrieved by Wadim Eichmann and extracted by Michelle Boyd.


List of Colonists to Russia in 1766

4 of July 1766.
Public Colonists, arrived from Luebeck
by the English Frigate "Love and Unite"
with the Skipper Thomas Fairfax
...
Haberkorn Anna. Cath. from Mainz, doc. No. 1805, widow, son: Johann, 13.
Haberkorn Johann. Cath., farmer from Mainz, doc. No. 1805, wife: Maria.

Source: Pleve, Igor, List of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg, Saratov, Russia:  Saratov State Technical University, 2010, p. 131.



First Settlers List

Kolonie Göbel
(russicher Ortsname: Ust’-Grjaznucha)
gegründet am 25. Mai 1767

31. Haberkorn, Johannes, 25, kath., Akkerbauer aus Mainz, Tating?
Frau: Magdalena Ziegler, 23
Bruder: Johann Adam, 16
in der Kolonie eingetroffen am 20.6.1767
erhalten vom Vormundschaftskontor in Saratov 25 Rbl., 2 Pfd., 2 Kummets, 1 Unterwagen, 2 Achsen, 2 Gabeldeichseln, 1 Krummholz, 2 Fimerstränge, 1 Pflug, 1 Pflugschar, 1 Kette
1768 gab es in der Wirtschaft 2 Pfd., gepflügt 1 Des., gesät: 4 Četverik Roggen

31a. Ziegler, Barbara, 58, kath.
Witwe
lebt im Haushalt des Schwiegersohns Johannes Haberkorn


Source: Pleve, Igor, Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Band 2 (Kolonien Galka - Kutter), Göttingen: Nordost-Institut, 2001.


1798
Göbel, Russia

Register made for the Office [Kontora] of Immigrant Oversight by Fellow of the Chief Justice, Court Counsellor Popov, in the Colony of Ust-Gryaznukha [Göbel], about the number of foreigners who live there; males and females, their ages, and their work status. Additional notes are also made according to personal observation. October 1, 1798.

No. Names of Foreigners Age No. of Souls Able or not to work Remarks*



M F Y N
11. Johannes Gaberkorn [Haberkorn]
his wife: Magdalena Zigler [Ziegler]
sons:
Johann Kasper
his wife: Maria Anna Lik [Lick]
their son: Konrad
their daughter: Anna Maria
Gartmann [Hartmann]
Anton
Johannes
Johann Adam
56
55

30
29
7
1
24
20
19
17
1


1

1

1
1
1
1

1


1

1



1



1
1
1
1
1




1
Ill for a long time and cannot work.





Works for Lieutenant-Colonel Pozor in the mill


Register made for the Office [Kontora] of Immigrant Oversight by Fellow of the Chief Justice, Court Counsellor Popov, in the Colony of Ust-Gryaznukha [Göbel] indicating the number of workers, livestock, and fowl in each family, and indicating the crops planted in the autumn of 1796 and the spring of 1797, and the harvests therefrom.**

** Ľ=chetvert, C=chetverik.

No. Head of Household Workers Livestock Fowl



Horses Cows Sheep Swine Geese Turkeys Ducks Chickens
11. Johannes Gaberkorn [Haberkorn] 5 4 14 10 10 2
11 20

Planting of grain and potatoes
Autumn 1796 and spring 1797

No. Rye Wheat Barley Oats Millet Peas Potatoes

Ľ
C
Ľ C Ľ C Ľ C Ľ C Ľ C Ľ C
11. 3

3

4 4

1
1 1
6

Harvests of grains and potatoes
1797

No. Rye Wheat Barley Oats Millet Peas Potatoes

Ľ
C
Ľ C Ľ C Ľ C Ľ C Ľ C Ľ C
11. 6
10



2
4

4

1
4

Source: Kholmatov, Bachtiar (trans.) and Kloberdanz, Dr. Timothy J. (ed.), No. 2834, The 1798 Description of the Saratov Colony of Ust-Gryaznukha also known as Göbel, No. 115, Lincoln, NE:  American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1996.




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