Nikolaus Schäfer and Dorothea Schmidt

Nikolaus Schäfer was born about 1780 in Louis, Samara, Russia to Nikolaus Schäfer. Nikolaus married Dorothea Schmidt. Dorothea was born about 1786 in Graf, Samara, Russia to Johann Adam Schmidt and Dorothea Geigel. Nikolaus died in 1838 in Graf, Samara, Russia.


Nikolaus and Dorothea’s children are:
  1. Magdalena Schäfer, born 18 Apr 1814 in Graf, Samara, Russia, baptized 19 Apr 1814 in Graf, Samara, Russia, married Sebastian Schönberger (b. abt. 1811 in Rohleder, Samara, Russia to (Johann Jonas?)  Schönberger and Elisabeta Kohlmann).
  2. Peter Schaefer, born about 1807 in Graf, Samara, Russia, married Barbara -- (b. abt. 1809).


Sources: 

  1. Graf church records in Russian state archives, research by Dr. Igor Pleve, January 2020, communicated by Wadim Eichmann. Transcribed by Michelle Boyd.
  2. 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.
  3. Leus, Pavel M. (trans.) and Rupp, Kevin D. (comp.), Graf, Russia (Krutoyarovka): A census of the colony, December 10, 1834, Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2001.
  4. Leus, Pavel M. (trans.) and Rupp, Kevin D. (comp.), Graf, Russia (Krutoyarovka): A census of the colony, July 28, 1850, 2005.
  5. Leus, Pavel M. (trans.) and Rupp, Kevin D., Rohleder, Russia (Raskaty): A Census of a Colony, July 28, 1850, Hays, KS, 2002. Not copied below due to copyright considerations.



Church Records
Colony: idem [Krutojarovka]
Ao Dni 1814 die 19 Aprils Ego IF Cornet baptisari infantem pridie natam no[min]e Magdalena filiam LL CC Nicholai Schaefer et Dorothea Schmidt patrini fuere Jacob Schaefer et Magdalena Graaff [oes?] ex Krutoj.
Translation: 19 April 1814 AD, I, IF Cornet, baptized an infant born the day before, named Magdalena, daughter of legitimate spouses Nicholai Schaefer and Dorothea Schmidt. Godparents were Jacob Schaefer and Magdalena Graaff [?] from Krutojarovka [Graf].
Name: Magdalena Schaefer

Source: Graf church records in Russian state archives, research by Dr. Igor Pleve, January 2020, communicated by Wadim Eichmann. Transcribed by Michelle Boyd.


1798 Russian Census
Graf
Gf29     Johann Adam Schmidt           h          58
             Dorothea Geigel                      sp        48
             Augustin                                    s           19
             Dorothea                                  d          12

Workers: 2
Horses: 7
Cows: 9
Sheep: 18
Swine: 8
Geese: 6
Chickens: 30

Planted - 1796/1797
Wheat: 3 chetvert
Millet: 1 chetverik
Potatoes: 6 chetverik

Harvested - 1797
Wheat: 15 chetvert
Oats: 10 chetvert
Potatoes: 3 chetvert


Gf31     Nikolaus Schäfer           h          47     from Louis
             Anna Maria Engel         sp        22     from Wittmann
             Anton                             s           4
             Peter                              s            2
             Nikolaus                         s           18     son by his 1st wife
             Jakob                            s            6
      son by his 1st wife
             Katharina                      d           8      daughter by his 1st wife

Workers: 2
Horses: 7
Cows: 6
Sheep: 18
Swine: 6
Chickens: 15

Planted - 1796/1797
Rye:
5 chetverik
Wheat: 4 chetvert 3 chetverik
Millet: 1 chetverik
Potatoes: 1 chetvert

Harvested - 1797
Rye: 3 chetvert
Wheat: 18 chetvert
Oats: 3 chetvert 1 chetverik
Potatoes: 2 chetvert

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.


1834 Russian Census
Nickolaus Schaefer
Birth:     1751
Death: 1820      Graf (Krutoyarovka), Russia
Other spouses: ? ?
Spouse: Anna Maria ?
Birth:   1776

Children
1M:    Anton Schaefer
          Birth: 1794

          Spouse: Eva ?

2M:    Peter Schaefer
          Birth: 1796

          Spouse: Margaret ?

3M:    Christoph Schaefer
          Birth: 1799
          Death: 1820    Graf
(Krutoyarovka), Russia

4M:    Augustin Schaefer
          Birth: 1814    Graf
(Krutoyarovka), Russia


Notes for Anna Maria ?
Anna Maria is the second wife of Nickolaus Schaefer.


Nickolaus Schaefer
Birth:     1751
Death: 1820      Graf (Krutoyarovka), Russia
Other spouses: Anna Maria ?
Spouse: ? ?

Children
1M:    Nickolaus Schaefer
          Birth: 1780

          Spouse: Dorothea ?

2M:    Jacob Schaefer
          Birth: 1792

          Death: 1830     Graf (Krutoyarovka), Russia



Nickolaus Schaefer
Birth:   1780
Father: Nickolaus Schaefer (1751-1820)
Mother: ? ?
Spouse: Dorothea ?
Birth:   1786

Children
1M:    Peter Schaefer
          Birth: 1807    Graf
(Krutoyarovka), Russia
          Spouse: Barbara ?


Peter Schaefer
Birth:   1807     Graf (Krutoyarovka), Russia
Father: Nickolaus Schaefer (1780-)
Mother: Dorothea ? (1786-)
Spouse: Barbara ?
Birth:   1809

Children
1M:    Peter Schaefer
          Birth: 1827    Graf
(Krutoyarovka), Russia


2F:     Anna Maria Schaefer
          Birth: 1834    Graf
(Krutoyarovka), Russia
 
Source:  Leus, Pavel M. (trans.) and Rupp, Kevin D. (comp.), Graf, Russia (Krutoyarovka): A census of the colony, December 10, 1834, Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2001.



1850 Russian Census
Nickolaus Schaefer
Birth:   1780
Death: 1838     Graf (Krutoyarovka), Russia
Spouse: ? ?

Children
1M:    Peter Schaefer
          Birth: 1807    Graf
(Krutoyarovka), Russia
          Spouse: Barbara ?


Peter Schaefer
Birth:   1807     Graf (Krutoyarovka), Russia
Father: Nickolaus Schaefer (1780-1838)
Mother: ? ?
Spouse: Barbara ?
Birth:   1809

Children
1M:    Peter Schaefer
          Birth: 1827    Graf
(Krutoyarovka), Russia
          Spouse: Elisabeth ?

2F:     Anna Maria Schaefer
          Birth: 1834    Graf
(Krutoyarovka), Russia


3M:    Johannes Schaefer
          Birth: 1836    Graf
(Krutoyarovka), Russia

4F:     Margaretha Schaefer
          Birth: 1842    Graf
(Krutoyarovka), Russia
 

Source: Leus, Pavel M. (trans.) and Rupp, Kevin D. (comp.), Graf, Russia (Krutoyarovka): A census of the colony, July 28, 1850, 2005.



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