Mennonite Migration to Molotschna: 1849

State Archive of the Odessa Region, Odessa, Ukraine
Fond 6 Opis 2 Delo 12750

Translated by Nikolai Mazharenko
June 2001
Edited and HTML by Richard D. Thiessen

The following table contains census information about Mennonite foreigners who arrived in the Molochansk District, Berdyansk Uyezd, Tavrichesk Gubernia. The data was compiled on 4 November 1850. It appears that all of the newly arrived Mennonites had arrived from Prussia in 1849 but were not officially added to the Molotschna colony until after the 9th national census of 1850. The following table is an amalgamation of separate entries in the original file, and the numbering is created for the purposes of this table. The last column is a cross-reference to the GRANDMA CD-ROM Database, Vol. 3, produced by the California Mennonite Historical Society, Fresno, CA. The GRANDMA numbers refer to the GRANDMA Vol. 3 database produced by the California Mennonite Historical Society.

# Name of Mennonite The last census Age Grandma
1 Friedensdorf      
Staying on a permit since 1849      
He is attached to the family of Jakob Reimer in Friedensdorf #32      
Jakob Johann Neustaedter arrived after census 30  
       
2 Friedensdorf      
Staying on a permit since 1849      
Johann Peter Wiens arrived after census 38 20272
wife Katharina Peter  47 or 27 20273
daughters Justina   10 20271
Helena   6 20275
       
3 Rosenort      
Staying on a permit since 1849      
He is attached to the family of David Boschman in Rosenort      
Isbrandt Kornelius Loepp arrived after census 55  
       
4 Halbstadt      
Staying on a permit since 1849      
Abraham Peter Fast arrived after census 29  
wife Susanna Isbrandt   20  
       
5 Munsterberg      
Staying on a permit since 1849      
Wilhelm Wilhelm Konrad arrived after census 28 343970
wife Sara Johann   28  
his stepdaughter Helena Kornelius   2  
       
6 Altonau      
Staying on a permit since 1849      
Johann Janzen arrived after census 33 39619
wife Susanna Dietrich   25 39620
daughter Susanna   1/8 345452
       
7 Elisabeththal      
Staying on a permit since 1849      
Heinrich Absalon Bartsch arrived after census 24 32380
       
8 Fuerstenwerder      
Staying on a permit since 1849      
Peter Jakob Reimer arrived after census 30  
sons Peter   7  
Jakob   2  
wife Maria Johann   31  
daughter Maria   5  
Susanna    
       
9 Marienthal      
Staying on a permit since 1849      
He is attached to the family of his Mennonite father-in-law Peter Schroeder in Marienthal      
Franz Gerhard Duerksen arrived after census 30  
son Peter   3  
wife Katharina Peter   21  
daughter Katharina    
       
10 Ladekopp      
Staying on a permit since 1849      
He is attached to the Mennonite family of Heinrich Kroeker at Ladekop #16      
Johann Jacob Klassen arrived after census 59  
       
11 Sparrau      
Staying on a permit since 1849      
He is attached to the family of Peter Klassen at Sparrau #25      
Johann Peter Klassen arrived after census 30  
       
12 Sparrau      
Staying on a permit since 1849      
Heinrich Wilhelm Allert arrived after census 27  
wife Katharina Peter   25  

File created 18 December 2001; pdf file added 20 December 2001; corrected 5 September 2010


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