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Katharina Margaretha (Drumheller) Pfeiff (abt. 1770 - bef. 1834)

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Katharina Margaretha (Margaretha) Pfeiff formerly Drumheller
Born about in Schilling, Saratov, Russiamap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about 1791 in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Descendants descendants
Died before in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Profile last modified 1 Apr 2019 | Created 8 Jun 2016
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Volga German
Margaretha (Drumheller) Pfeiff is a Volga German.
Margaretha (Drumheller) Pfeiff has German Roots.

Family #42 in the 1798 Grimm census.

Family #116 in the 1834 Grimm census.

1798 Grimm Census [1]

Family # 42
Head of the Household Johannes Pfeiff, age 67
Wife Eva Brandt Pfeiff, age 59, from Huck
Child #1 Johann Heinrich Pfeiff, age 29, by first wife
Wife of child #1 Katharina Margaretha Pfeiff, age 28, from Schilling
Grandchild #1 Anna Margaretha Pfeiff #1, age 5
Grandchild #2 Christina Pfeiff, age 7
Grandchild #3 Anna Margaretha Pfeiff #2, age 3 months
Child #2 Johann Daniel Pfeiff, age 24, by first wife
Wife of Child #2 Anna Maria Hoffman, age 23, from Norka

Johann Heinrich married Katharina Margaretha Drumheller by 1792, and the couple went on to have three children:

  • Anna Margaretha (Pfeiff) Becker, born 1793
  • Christina Pfeiff, born 1796
  • Anna Margaretha Pfeiff, born 1798

According to the 1834 census, Johann Heinrich passed away in 1819. His wife was no longer living with the family, but at 64 years of age in 1834, she may have remarried and lived with her second husband's family. Youngest daughter Anna Margaretha married Kaspar Becker, and the couple and their children were the only family members living in the Pfeiff household #116 in 1834.

1834 Grimm Census [2]

Family # 116
Head of the Household Johann Heinrich Pfeiff, age 46 in 1816, deceased 1819
Child #1 Anna Margaretha Pfeiff Becker, age 36
Husband of Child #1 Kaspar Becker, age 46, from household #214
Grandchild #1 Heinrich Becker, age 15
Grandchild #2 Anna Margaretha Becker, age 14
Grandchild #3 Johann Nikolaus Becker, age 8
Grandchild #4 Maria Elisabeth Becker, age 6
Grandchild #5 Christina Becker age 4
Grandchild #6 Georg Jakob Becker, age 9 months


  1. The 1775 and 1798 Census of the German Colony on the Volga, Lesnoy Karamysh, also known as Grimm; Published by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; Published date: 1995; family #42 in the 1798 Grimm census, Johannes Pfeiff family.
  2. 1834 Census of Grimm in the District of Saratov, Russia, dated 2 February 1835; Translated by Brent Mai, Concordia University, Portland, Oregon; Published by Dynasty Publishing, Beaverton, OR, USA; Published 2011; page 37, family #116, Johann Heinrich Pfeiff family.

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