The following are corrections to and comments on the 1798 Census, compiled by Brent Alan Mai, and published in 1999 by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. Each household in the census was assigned a unique code. The corrections and comments are listed by those codes. Additional comments and corrections should be directed to: [email protected].
An05 Georg Orner – surname should be Ordner.
An16 spouse Maria Elisabeth Wohlschleger – surname should be Wohlschläger.
An20 Bernhard Ganzhorn – surname should be Ganshorn.
An31 stepchildren Johann Michael & Anna Barbara should be listed with surname Wensinger.
An38 Konrad Gall – surname should be Hall.
An44 Christian Rechling – surname may be Redler.
An47 brother-in-law Karl Rechling – surname may be Redler.
An49 daughter-in-law Anna Elisabeth Roth – surname should be Reth.
An55 Michael Ret – surname should be Reth.
An57 Johannes Laut – surname should be Lauch.
An62 – spouse Eva Katharina Ret – surname should be Reth.
Bz012 son Ludwig Karl – Karl is middle name and should not be in bold font.
Bz049 daughter-in-law Katharina Herdt – surname should be Hardt.
Bz054 spouse Wilhelmina Eirich – surname should be Eurich.
Bz063 Hermann Fech – surname should be Fecht.
Bz065 spouse Margaretha Eirich – surname should be Eurich.
Bz066 Baltasar Eirich – surname should be Eurich.
Bz069 son Katharina – should be listed as daughter.
Bz071 Martin Hubert – 1767 census lists surname as Huber.
Bz074 spouse Charlotta Fech – surname should be Fecht.
Bz077 Johannes Eirich – surname should be Eurich.
Bz088 Katharina Eirich – surname should be Eurich. Daughter Magdalena Eirich – surname should be Eurich.
Bz108 son Christian Gottfried – Gottfried is middle name and should not be in bold font.
Bg01 Johann Wilhelm Spädt – surname should be Späth.
Bg05 spouse Katharina Barbara Huber/Hubert – surname should be Huber. Stepdaughter Maria Katharina – surname should be listed as Bangert.
Bg07 other Ägidius – surname should be listed as Stehm. Note that identifies his father should list him as Wilhelm Benedict Stehm.
Bg08 others Johann Georg, Maria Elisabeth, Elisabeth Margaretha, and Maria Katharina should have their surname Willhauser listed.
Bg19 Johann Just Gatt/Hatt – surname should probably be Gath.
Bg20 Johannes Daiber/Teiber – surname should be Deibert.
Bg21 Heinrich Anton Bork – 1767 census lists surname as Burg.
Bg22 Johann Philipp Bork – 1767 census lists surname as Burg.
Bg28 Johann Heinrich Sieber – surname should be Siebert.
Br01 spouse Elisabeth Margaretha Engelmanson – surname should be Engelmann.
Br10 Johann Kaspar – Kaspar is middle name, other records indicate that the surname should be Bauer.
Br11 son-in-law Johann Wendel Sinner – surname believed to be Simon.
Br20 spouse Margaretha Riegel – surname should be Reichel. Stepsons’ surname should be Schlund.
Br23 spouse’s deceased husband Lorenz Kelleroth – surname should be Hellroth.
Br24 Georg Renz – surname should be Renner.
Br28 spouse Christina Engard – surname should be Erhard.
Br32 spouse Christina Gol – surname should be Hohl.
Br43 Karl Schröder – surname should be Schräder.
Br45 Elisabeth Vogel – surname of deceased husband and all children should be Konradÿ.
Br49 daughter-in-law Katharina Konrad – surname should be in bold font and should be Konradÿ.
Br59 spouse Elisabeth Barbara Krantz – surname should be Kratz.
Br69 Johann Heinrich Bruch – surname should be Brug. Daughter Anna Margaretha (age 1) should be listed as granddaughter.
Br70 son Friedrich Jakob – age should be 9 (not 19).
Br71 Jakob Bruch – surname should be Brug. Note should read in part “now has only his home . . .” Spouse Anna Margaretha Reinhardt – age should be 37 according to 1834 census which would make her old enough to be the mother of the son listed.
Bb37 Daniel Seibel - surname should be Seibert.
Bb39 Johann Nicolaus Seifert - surname should be Seibert.
En04 Hitler should be Gitler.
Gk45 Johannes Wunsch is 70 (not 40) years old.
Ka106 Johanna Elisabeth Unterlich – surname should be Wunderlich.
Kk02 Johann Andreas – should be son, not spouse.
Km040 Surname Andreas Dikuen – surname should be Duquesne.
Kr14 Daniel Burgardt – later records indicate that the surname should be Berschauer.
Kr31 Johann Michael Rachÿ – later records indicate that the surname should be Reich.
Kr36 Sophia Rachÿ – later records indicate that the surname should be Reich.
Ls09 Anna Abholz – surname should be Opholz with deceased husband identified as Michael Opholz.
Ls41 Elisabeth Aselborn – surname should probably be Asselborn.
Lz04 Katharina Neckermen's surname is probably Ackermann.
Nr009 daughter-in-law Katharina Heinrich – Heinrich is her maiden name and should be in bold font.
Nr064 Wilhelm Stärkel – at this time, surname was spelled Störkel according to other Norka documents.
Nr065 Konrad Stärkel – see Nr065.
Nr113 daughter-in-law Christina Georg – surname is Georg and should be in bold font, and indexed as such.
Nr116 Konrad Reischer – surname should be Reuscher. Louisa Soiberg – surname should be Sorberger.
Nr127 spouse Rosina Heinrich – Heinrich is her maiden name and should be in bold font.
Nr128 spouse Margaretha Traut – surname should probably be Traudt.
Nr131 Heinrich Traut – surname should probably be Traudt.
Nr138 sister-in-law Katharina Reischer – surname should be Reuscher.
Nr141 Wilhelm Traut – surname should probably be Traudt.
Zr32 Andreas Reit is the son-in-law (not the spouse).
From the Movement Tables:
Mv1184 Kaspar Seifhert should be Seibert. Kazan should probably be city of Kizlyar.
Mai, B. A., (1999). 1798 census of the German colonies along the Volga : economy, population, and agriculture. Lincoln, Neb.: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia.