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Franz Xavier Schäfer was born 11 July 1806 in Köhler, Saratov, Russia to Georg Anton Schäfer and Catharina Elisabetha Bellentier. He was baptized 15 July 1806 in Semenovka parish, Saratov, Russia. Franz married Barbara Resch 22 January 1828 in Köhler, Saratov, Russia. Barbara was born 28 April 1807 in Hildmann, Saratov, Russia to Conrad Resch and Barbara Reis.
Franz and Barbara’s children are:
Schäfer, born 2 Oct 1830 in Köhler, Saratov, Russia,
baptized 3 Oct 1830.
Schäfer, born about 1829, of Leichtling, Saratov,
Russia, married Johannes Mehler 18 Nov 1851 in Köhler,
Husband: Johannes Mehler, b. abt. 1831 in Leichtling, Saratov, Russia to Franz Meler and Anna Maria Haberkorn.
- Köhler church records in the Saratov Province State Archive, research by Dr. Igor Pleve, November 2019, translation by Wadim Eichmann.
- Church records of Semenovka parish from Saratov Province State Archive. Retrieved by Wadim Eichmann and extracted by Michelle Boyd.
- Forwarded information from Wadim Eichmann, reporting the research in the Saratov archives by Dr. Igor Pleve, quoted in: Boyd, Darryl, "Barbara Resch of Hildmann," email to Michelle Boyd, 16 Jan 2020.
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Research from the Saratov Archives
...Barbara was born and baptized on 28.04.1807 in Hildmann (Panovka).
She was daughter of Conrad Resch and Barbara Reis, godparents were
Bartholomeus Resch and his wife Barbara. ...
Source: Forwarded information from Wadim Eichmann, reporting the research in the Saratov archives by Dr. Igor Pleve, quoted in: Boyd, Darryl, "Barbara Resch of Hildmann," email to Michelle Boyd, 16 Jan 2020.
Church Records of Semenovka Parish
Birth date: 11.
Baptism date: 15.
Name: Franz Xavier
Parents' names: Georg Anton Schäfer et Elisab. Bellentier
Godfather: Franz Bellentier
Baptized by: id. [p. j. Mayer]
Birthplace: Karaulny Bujerak
Year collection: 1805-06
Image: 2 (left side)
Text: Die 22. Ego [S. Con.?] V. Swartz: Pramises 3bus bannis facto previo examine nulloq. delecto impedimento, benedici matrimonium contractum inter Sponsam Juvenam Franciscum Schafer et virg: Barbarum Reschin ex colonia Panowka Parochia Kamens: Testes: Francisius Belentir et Bartholomeus Resch.
Translation: The 22nd day. I, [??] V. Swartz, having previously announced banns three times found no impediment, blessed the marriage between spouses young man [unmarried man] Franz Schafer and virgin [unmarried woman] Barbara Resch from the colony of Panovka [Hildmann] [Kamenka parish?]. Witnesses: Franz Belentir and Bartholomeus Resch.
Marriage parties: Franciscus Schefer et Barbara Reschin
Year collection: 1828
Place of birth: Keler
Text: Die 3. Ego qui sup: bap: Inf: Nne Barbaram natam 2: CC LL Franciscus Schäfer et Barbara Reschin LW: Jacobus Resch cum
Elisabetha uxore sua
Translation: The 3rd day. I, aforenamed [Vincentius Snarsky], baptized the infant named Barbara born the 2nd. Legitimate spouses Franz Schäfer and Barbara Resch. Witnesses: Jacob Resch with Elisabetha his wife
Nomen et cognomen [names]: Barbara Schäfferin
Year collection: 1830
Source: Church records of Semenovka parish from Saratov Province State Archive. Retrieved by Wadim Eichmann and extracted by Michelle Boyd.
Köhler Church Records
Column 1: empty
Column 2: 22 (Index of record in current month)
Column 3: 18 (day of marriage)
Column 4: 18.11.1851 in Karaulny-Buerak Romic Catholic Church abbot Johann Lozinsky announced three
times, which were made on 4th of november, 11th of november and 18th of november.
Column 5: Colonist Johann Mehler, yooung man (in this case means unmarried before) 20 years old with
maiden Elisabetha Schäfer, 22 years old, both from Ilavlya (Leichtling) of Karaulny Buerak (Köhler)
parish in Ilavlya (Leichtling) married.
Column 6: Colonists Franz Mehler and Anna Maria Haberkorn, legal spouses's son and Franz Schäfer and
Barbara Resch, legal spouses's daughter with witnesses Jacob Shneider and Jacob Rock.
Source: Köhler church records in the Saratov Province State Archive, research by Dr. Igor Pleve, November 2019, translation by Wadim Eichmann.
Author: Michelle A. Boyd
Last updated 16 January 2022