Andreas Pelletier and Magdalena --

Andreas Pelletier was born about 1715 in France. Andreas married Magdalena --. The couple apparently came from an unidentified town in France called Esse, according to the First Settlers List. The family name was spelled in German-Russian records as Pelletier, Belodie, Bellentier, Belentier, and Bolender.

Andreas and Magdalena arrived in Russia 9 August 1766 with two sons, arriving from Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany aboard the pink Novaya Dvinka and settled at Köhler, Saratov, Russia 21 August 1767.
Andreas was listed as a Catholic and a farmer.

Andreas and Magdalena's children are:

  1. Johan Heinrich Pelletier, born about 1751 in France, married 1) Barbara Gartenhof (b. 1757 in Selgienstadt, Hesse, Germany, sister of Joseph Gartenhof, settled in Leichtling, Saratov, Russia 14 May 1767, bur. 2 May 1809 in Köhler, Saratov, Russia) and 2) widow Cæcilia Resch (from Kamenka, Saratov, Russia; unsure if last name is her maiden or married name) 10 Jan 1810 in Köhler, Saratov, Russia.
  2. Johannes Pelletier, born about 1758 in France, married Anna Maria Schneider (b. abt. 1761 in Morbach, Rheinland-Palatinate, Germany to Matthias Schneider and Anna Maria --, arrived in Russia 31 July 1766 from Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, settled at Seewald, Saratov, Russia 20 August 1767).


Sources: 

  1. Pleve, Igor, List of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg, Saratov, Russia:  Saratov State Technical University, 2010.
  2. Pleve, Igor, Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Band 2 (Kolonien Reinhardt - Warenburg), Göttingen: Nordost-Institut, 2008.
  3. Pleve, Igor, Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Band 3 (Kolonien Laub - Preuss), Göttingen: Nordost-Institut, 2005.
  4. Mai, Brent Alan, 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture, Volumes 1 and 2, Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999.
  5. Church records of Semenovka parish from Saratov Province State Archive. Retrieved by Wadim Eichmann and extracted by Michelle Boyd.



List of Colonists to Russia
9 of August 1766.
Public colonists, arrived from Luebeck
by the pink "Novaya Dvinka" under the Command
of Lieutenant Perepechin
...
Belodie Andreas, Cath., farmer from Frankreich, doc. No. 3842, wife: Magdalena, children: Johann Heinrich, 15, Johann, 8.

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



First Settlers List
Kolonie Köhler
(russicher Ortsname: Karaul'ny Buerak)
gegründet am 21. August 1767

47. Pelletier, Andreas, 52, kath., Ackerbauer aus Frankreich, Esse?
Frau: Magdalena, 51
Kinder: Johann Heinrich, 16; Johann, 10
in der Kolonie eingetroffen am 21.8.1767
erhalten vom Vormundschaftskontor in Saratov 25 Rbl., 2 Zäume, 10 Sažen' Seil, 2 Pfd.
1768 gab es in der Wirtschaft 2 Pfd.
, gepflügt: 1/4 Des., gesät: 4 Četverik Roggen

Source: Pleve, Igor, Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Band 2 (Kolonien Reinhardt - Warenburg), Göttingen: Nordost-Institut, 2008.



Kolonie Leichtling
(russicher Ortsname: Ilavla)
gegründet am 14. Mai 1767

18. Gartenhof, Joseph, 23, kath., Ackerbauer aus Mainz, Seligenstadt
Frau: Friederika Müller, 26
Schwester: Barbara, 10
in der Kolonie eingetroffen am 14.5.1767
1768 gab es in der Wirtschaft 2 Pfd.
, gepflügt: 1 Des., gesät: 5 Četverik Roggen

Source: Pleve, Igor, Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Band 3 (Kolonien Laub - Preuss), Göttingen: Nordost-Institut, 2005.


1798 Russian Census
Köhler
K135         Heinrich Bolender          h       45
                 Barbara Gartov [?]        sp      42
     from Leichtling
                 Joseph                             s        23

                 Helena Hubert                dl       22
                
Barbara                           gd     2
                 Johann Christian            s         19
                 Johannes                        s         14
                 Johann Jakob                s         11
                 Johann Heinrich             s         8

                 Johann Peter                  s         5
                 Valentin                           s         1/2
 
Workers: 3
Horses: 3
Cows: 12
Sheep: 16
Swine: 6
Geese: 4
Turkeys: 4
Chickens: 20
Planted - 1796/1797
Rye: 5 chetvert
Wheat:
6 chetvert
Barley:
1 chetvert
Oats:
5 chetvert
Millet:
2 chetverik
Potatoes:
4 chetvert
Harvested - 1797
Rye: 6 chetvert
Wheat:
10 chetvert
Barley: 
5 chetvert
Oats:
12 chetvert
Millet:
7 chetvert
Potatoes:
12 chetvert
6 chetverik

K141         Johannes Bolender          h       39
                 Anna Maria Schneider    sp      36
      from Sewald
                 Franz                                  s        13

                 Johann Georg                  s        8
                
Nikolaus                             s        6
                 Jakob                                s         3
                 Katharina Elisabeth         d        18
                 Eva Elisabeth                   d         16
                 Margaretha                     d         2

Workers: 1
Horses: 3
Cows: 8
Sheep: 7
Swine: 6
Geese: 10
Chickens: 14
Planted - 1796/1797
Rye: 3 chetvert 2 chetverik
Wheat:
6 chetvert
Barley:
2 chetvert
Oats:
8 chetvert
Millet:
4 chetverik
Potatoes:
4 chetvert 1 chetverik
Harvested - 1797
Rye: 6 chetvert
Wheat:
10 chetvert
Barley: 
5 chetvert
Oats:
12 chetvert
Millet:
7 chetvert
Potatoes:
12 chetvert
6 chetverik

Source: Mai, Brent Alan, 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture, Volumes 1 and 2, Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999.


Church Records
[May 1809]
Date: 2
Name of deceased: Barbara Belentier
Age: 60 years
Cause: Phtysi
Buried by: P. I. Zacharewicz
Burial place: Karaulnoy Bujerak
Year collection: 1803
Image: 1

[Jan 1810]
Marriage place: Karaulnoy Bujerak
Text: Anno Dni 1810 die 10 Jan. Ego qui Sup. Praemissus 3by Banns facto pravio Examine, nulloq delecto impedimento benedicti matrimonium Contractum inter Sposum Viduum Henricum Belentier ex Colonia Karaulnoy Bujerak et Sponsam Viduam Cæcilia Resch ex Kamenka. Testes fuere Johan Belentier et Joannes Helmer ex eadem Colonia
Translation: 1810 AD, 10 January. I the aforenamed [P. Ignatius Zacharewicz] [having read banns 3 times found no impediments?]. Marriage contract between widower Heinrich Belentier of the colony Karaulnoy Bujerak [Köhler] and widow Cæcilia Resch of Kamenka. Witnesses were Johan Belentier and Johannes Helmer of the same colony.
Name: Henricus Belentier cum Cæcilia Resch
Year collection: 1809-10
Image: 8 (right side)

Source: Church records of Semenovka parish from
Saratov Province State Archive. Retrieved by Wadim Eichmann and extracted by Michelle Boyd.




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