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Ludwig Helm (1823 - 1910)

Ludwig Helm
Born in Neudorf, Glückstal, Odessa, South Russiamap [uncertain]
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Husband of — married 20 Nov 1845 in Neudorf, Glückstal, Odessa, South Russiamap
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Died at age 86 in Neudorf, Glückstal, Odessa, South Russiamap [uncertain]
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Black Sea Germans
Ludwig Helm was a Black Sea German.


Ludwig was born on February 22, 1823 in the village of Neudorf in the Glückstal district of the Odessa area and Black Sea region of South Russia to Friedrich Helm and Maria Margaretha (Krein) Helm. He was the seventh of his father's 13 children and the sixth of his mother's 12 children.[1]


On November 20, 1845, at the age of 22, Ludwig married Katharina Schauer (1827-unknown) in Neudorf.[2]

  1. Magdalena (1847-unknown)
  2. Friedrich (1848-unknown)
  3. Jakob (1851-1913)
  4. Carolina (1852-unknown)
  5. Ludwig (1854-1936)
  6. Johann Conrad (1856-unknown)
  7. Johann (1858-1938)
  8. Katharina (1860-unknown)
  9. Christian (1862-1863)
  10. Christian (1864-unknown)
  11. Georg (1867-1935)
  12. Karl (1870-1871)


On February 10, 1910, at the age of 86, Ludwig passed away in Neudorf.[1][3]

Census Data

1858 Neudorf Census:
Age 36, living in Neudorf, South Russia with his parents, his wife, 6 children, and 2 siblings and their families.[4]
Family #39
Friedrich Helm 73 - Wife: Margaretha 65
Sons: Ludwig 36 - Wife: Katharina 31
     Sons: Friedrich 10, Jakob 7, Ludwig 3, Konrad 1
     Daughters: Magdalena 11, Karolina 5
Michael 31 - Wife: Barbara 31
     Son: Friedrich 3
     Daughter: Magdalena 1
Jakob 29 - Wife: Karolina 23
     Sons: Friedrich 5, Jakob 3, Ludwig 1/12
     Daughter: Karolina 1

Research Notes

Birthdate calculated from age on burial record: 86y, 11m, 19d.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1910 Neudorf Deaths, State Archives of the Odessa Region as compiled by Barbara (Geiger) Horn and Harold Ehrman; Gluckstalers DVD; Glückstal Colonies Research Association.
    Transcript: #12 Ludwig Helm; 10 Feb, 1am / 12 Feb, 10am; Neudorf; 86y/11m/19d; Widower, old age infirmity
  2. "Россия, дубликаты Лютеранских метрических книг, 1833-1885," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 March 2021), Ludwig Helm and Catharina Schauer, 20 Nov 1845, Marriage; citing p. 132, volume 828-14/44, Bergdorf, Izmail, Bessarabia, Russia, Russland Historischen Staatsarchiv, St. Petersburg (Russian State Historical Archive, St. Petersburg); FHL microfilm 1,882,636. Entry #30
  3. Find A Grave: Memorial #139203210
  4. Black Sea German Russian Census Volume I, A supplement to the "Stumpp Book"; Germans from Russia Heritage Society, Bismarck, ND, Published 2003; Neudorf, gegr. 1808 (Evang.); Glückstal Gebiet; Revisionliste 1816/58 (Census List) – Stumpp page 699; 10th Revisionliste – 1 January 1858

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