Franz Knoll and Elisabeta Hochweis

Franz Knoll was born about 1760 or 1763 in Velburg, Bayern, Germany to Andreas Knoll and Katharina --

Franz married Elisabeta Hochweis. Elisabeta was born in about 1768 and was of Rohleder, Mariental, Samara, Russia, probably the daughter of Franz Hochweiss and Maria Katharina –.

Franz and Elisabeta’s children are:
 
  1. Barbara Knoll, born in about 1787 in Herzog, Samara, Russia.
  2. Peter Knoll, born in about 1790 in Herzog, Samara, Russia.
  3. Agnesa Knoll, born in about 1792 in Herzog, Samara, Russia.
  4. Anna Maria Knoll, born in about 1795 in Herzog, Samara, Russia.
  5. Andreas Knoll, born in about 1797 in Herzog, Samara, Russia.
  6. Probably Johannes Knoll, born in about 1805 in Herzog, Samara, Russia, married Elisabetha Eckel (said to have married Margaret Sophia Schamberger but there is no proof of this from primary documents).


Sources:
  1. Kholmatov, Bachtiar (trans.), Susly/Herzog 1798 Census, Lincoln, NE:  American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1995.
  2. Pleve, Igor, Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Band 2 (Kolonien Galka - Kutter), Göttingen: Nordost-Institut, 2001.



1798 German-Russian Census

Franz Knoll                                   35           Able to work 

Wife:

Elisabeta Hochweis                    30                                                            From Raskaty (Rohleder)

Sons:

Peter Knoll                                     8            Unable to work

Andreas Knoll                               1             Unable to work


Daughters:

Barbara Knoll                               11

Agnesa Knoll                                6

Anna Maria Knoll                         3 

1 worker

3 horses

4 cows

5 swine

2 geese

20 chickens

 

In autumn 1796 and spring 1797, he planted:

4 chetverik of rye

1 chetvert and 2 chetverik of wheat

4 chetverik of barley

1 chetvert of oats

1 chetverik of millet

 

In 1797, he had a harvest of:

7 chetverik of rye

7 chetvert and 7 chetverik of wheat

6 chetverik of barley

1 chetvert and 4 chetverik of oats

Source:  Kholmatov, Bachtiar (trans.), Susly/Herzog 1798 Census, Lincoln, NE:  American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1995.


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