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Elisabeth (Gerhard) Waag (abt. 1730 - abt. 1760)

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Elisabeth Waag formerly Gerhard
Born about in Sprendlingen, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germanymap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 29 Mar 1749 in Sprendlingen, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadtmap
Mother of
Died about in Sprendlingen, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germanymap
Profile last modified 9 Mar 2019 | Created 28 Jan 2017
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Biography

Volga German
Elisabeth (Gerhard) Waag is a Volga German.
Elisabeth (Gerhard) Waag has German Roots.

Parent of a Volga German

Elisabeth Gerhard was the first wife of Grimm immigrant Johann Georg Waag. She was born around 1730 in Sprendlingen, the daughter of Johann Nicolaus Gerhard.

Marriage Record

Johann Goerg Waag

Age 20
Spouse's Name Elisabeth Gehrhard
Spouse's Age 20
Event Date 29 Mar 1749
Event Place Evangelisch, Sprendlingen, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt
Father's Name Hanss Goerg Waag
Spouse's Father's Name Johann Niclas Gehrhard


Birth Record for Son J. Jost Waag

J. Jost Waag

Event Date 1657 - 1751
Event Date 1749
Gender Male
Birth Date 15 Feb 1749
Birth Year 1749
Christening Date 16 Feb 1749
Christening Place Evangelisch, Sprendlingen, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt
Father's Name Johann Gorg Waag [sic]
Mother's Name Elisabethen Gehrhard [sic]
Paternal Grandfather's Name Hanss Goerg Waag [sic]
Maternal Grandfather's Name Johann Nickolaus Gehrhard [sic]


According to information from the Center for Volga German Studies at Concordia University, she and her husband also had a son named Ludwig, born about 1753, but I could not find a birth record for him.

Elisabeth passed away around 1760 in Sprendlingen.


Sources

  • "Deutschland Heiraten, 1558-1929," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VCBW-5D9 : 26 December 2014), Johann Goerg Waag and Elisabeth Gehrhard, 29 Mar 1749; citing Evangelisch, Sprendlingen, Starkenburg, Hesse-Darmstadt; FHL microfilm 1,193,263.
  • Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2; Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001; page 84.
  • Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg, Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010; page 319.


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