Matthias Schneider and Anna Maria --

Matthias Schneider was born about 1729 in Morbach, Rheinland-Palatinate, Germany. Matthias married Anna Maria --. Anna Maria was born about about 1735, probably also in Morbach. The Schneiders arrived in Russia 31 July 1766 from Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. They settled at Seewald, Saratov, Russia 20 August 1767. Matthias was listed a Catholic and a farmer.

Johannes and Anna Maria's children are:

  1. Michael Schneider, born about 1756 in Morbach, Rheinland-Palatinate, Germany.
  2. Anna Maria Schneider, born about 1761 in Morbach, Rheinland-Palatinate, Germany, married Johannes Pelletier (b. abt. 1758 in France to Andreas Pelletier and Magdalena --, arrived in Russia 9 August 1766 from Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany aboard the pink Novaya Dvinka, settled at Köhler, Saratov, Russia 21 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 4 (Kolonien Reinhardt - Warenburg), Göttingen: Nordost-Institut, 2008.
  3. 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.



List of Colonists to Russia
31 of July 1766.
Colonists of Recruiter De Beuve and Precourt,
arrived from Luebeck by the Russian packet-boad
under the Command of Lieutenant Korsakov
...
Schneider Mathias, Cath., farmer from Trier, doc. No. 2784, wife: Anna, children: Michael, 10, Anna, 6.


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 Seewald
(russicher Ortsname: Verchov'e)
gegründet am 20. August 1767
…

25. Schneider, Matthias, 38, kath., Ackerbauer aus Trier, Morbach
Frau: Anna Maria, 32
Kinder: Michael, 12; Anna Maria, 8
in der Kolonie eingetroffen am 20.8.1767
erhalten vom Vormundschaftskontor in Saratov 25 Rbl., 1 Zaum, 5 Sažen' Seil, 2 Pfd., 1 Kuh


Source: Pleve, Igor, Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Band 4 (Kolonien Reinhardt - Warenburg), Göttingen: Nordost-Institut, 2008.



1798 Russian Census
Köhler
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.



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