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Barbara (Grosshans) Schnabel (abt. 1812 - 1854)

Barbara Schnabel formerly Grosshans
Born about in Kassel, Glückstal District, Kherson, Russian Empiremap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 41 in Kassel, Glückstal Colony, Kherson, Russian Empiremap
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Black Sea Germans
Barbara (Grosshans) Schnabel was a Black Sea German.


Barbara Grosshans has a calculated birth date of 7 April 1812. [1]

Barbara's parents were Karl Johann Heinrich Grosshans and Margaretha.[2] Barbara was born in Kassel, for her parents were original settlers of Kassel, Glückstal District, Odessa/Kherson, Russian Empire in 1808.[3]

Her mother's maiden name was Margaretha Stock, as found on her mother's death record. [4]

Marruage and Children

Barbara married Georg Schnabel. [1]

Barbara and Georg had the following children:

  • Christina Barbara Schnabel b 23 October 1833 Kassel, Russian Empire[5]
  • Klara Schnabel b 1836 Russia [citation needed]
  • Konrad Schnabel b 1838 Kassel, Russian Empire[6]
  • Barbara Schnabel b 1840 Kassel, Russian Empire[6]
  • Ludwig Schnabel b 1846 Kassel, Russian Empire[6]
  • Philipp Schnabel b 1847 Kassel, Russian Empire[6]
  • Daniel Schnabel b 1849 Kassel, Russian Empire[6]
  • Magdalena Schnabel b 1851 Kassel, Russian Empire[6]


Barbara Schnabel died at the age of 41 years, 10 months, 4 days on 11 February 1854 in Kassel, Glückstal Colony, Kherson, Russian Empire.[1]

After Barbara's death, Georg continued to live in Kassel, Glückstal District, Odessa/Kherson, Russian Empire. In 1858, he is listed in household # 57 of Kassel. The entry reads as follows:

" 57 Georg Schnabel 50

Sons: Konrad 20, Ludwig 12, Philipp, Daniel 9
Daughters: Barbara 18, Magdalena 7

Brother: Ludwig 48 - Wife: Christina 47

Son: Ludwig 6
Daughters: Katharina 14, Christina 11"


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wahl, D., Glueckstal Death Records, 185x Published by the Odessa Digital Library Published 23 Jun 1997. Film #
  2. 1816 Kassel Census. Stumpp, Karl, The emigration from Germany to Russia in the years 1763 to 1862 Lincoln, Nebraska : American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1973, page 688
  3.  Joseph S. Height, "Homesteaders on the Steppe,” NDHSGR, Bismarck ND, 1975, p. 87
  4. Wahl, D., Glueckstal Death Records, 193x Published by the Odessa Digital Library - 22 Mar 1996. FHL Film # 1882643/1 265 177 51y H-Heinrich/born in Billgheim Baiern/geb. Stock
  5. D. Wahl. Glueckstal Birth Records, 183x Film # 1792290/2 page 171 register 161
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 GRHS. ‘’Black Sea German Russian Census, Vol. 1, 1858 Kassel, Russia, page 194


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