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Jakob Hieb (1843 - 1912)

Jakob Hieb
Born in Neudorf, Glückstal, Odessa, South Russiamap
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Died at age 69 in Tripp, Hutchinson, South Dakota, United Statesmap
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Jacob was born on October 29, 1843 in the village of Neudorf in the Glückstal district of the Odessa area and Black Sea region of South Russia to Balthasar Hieb and Carolina (Ohlauser) Hieb. He was the fourth of their 10 children. Jacob was baptized on November 1, 1943. [1]


Sometime around 1867, at the age of 24, Jakob married Margaretha Lehr (1848-1908).

  1. Stephan (1870-1957)
  2. John (1872-1949)
  3. Katharina (1874-unknown)
  4. Elizabeth (1876-1952)
  5. Caroline (1877-1960)
  6. Christian (1878-1933)
  7. William (1880-1960)
  8. Eva (1881-1959)
  9. Christina (1887-1972)
  10. Julius (1888-1972)
  11. Maria (1891-1979)


On May 13, 1874, at the age of 30, Jakob, his wife, and 3 children arrived in Baltimore, MD aboard the S.S. Hermann traveling from Bremen, Germany.[2]


On November 21, 1912, at the age of 69, Jakob passed away in Tripp, SD. He is buried in Lower Emanuel Reformed Cemetery in Tyndall, SD.[3][4]

Census Data

1858 Neudorf Census:
Age 14, living in Neudorf, South Russia with his parents and 7 siblings.[5]
Family #142
Hieb, Balthas 46, seine Frau Karoline 40, seine Kinder Stefan 19, Jakob 14, Christian 1, Katarina 17, Barbara 12, Friederike 10, Margarete 8, Sophie 4, seine Brueder 1. Jakob 38, dessen Frau Friederike 39, dessen Kinder Jakob 17, Christian 5, Michael 1/2, Katarina 3; 2. Michael 36, dessen Frau Sophie 36, dessen Kinder Ludwig 9, Michael 2 1/2, Jakob, gest. 1858 ohne Altersangabe, Katarina 13, Barbara 11, Margarete 6.
1880 U.S. Census:
Age 37, living in Bon Homme County, SD with his wife and 7 children. He was working as a farmer.[6]
1900 U.S. Census:
Age 56, living in Bon Homme County, SD with his wife of 33 years and 7 children. He was working as a farmer.[7]
1910 U.S. Census:
Age 67, living in Emanuel, Bon Homme, SD with 3 children. He was widowed and working as a farmer.[8]


  1. "Россия, дубликаты Лютеранских метрических книг, 1833-1885," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 March 2021), Jacob Hieb, 01 Nov 1843, Baptism; citing p. 112, volume 828-14/38, Bergdorf, Izmail, Bessarabia, Russia, Russland Historischen Staatsarchiv, St. Petersburg (Russian State Historical Archive, St. Petersburg); FHL microfilm 1,882,594. Entry #183
  2. "Maryland, Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1820-1948," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 February 2021), Jacob Hieb, ; citing Immigration, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, NARA microfilm publications M255, M596, and T844 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL film 417,405.
  3. South Dakota, U.S., Death Index, 1879-1955 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2004. Ancestry Record 8659 #316918
  4. Find A Grave: Memorial #100281588
  5. The Emigration from Germany to Russia in the Years 1763 to 1862, Karl Stumpp; (5) Neudorf, gegr. 1808 (Evang.); Revisionsliste 1816: Nr. 1--121; 1858: Nr. 122--252.
  6. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 November 2021), Jacob Heap, Bon Homme, Dakota Territory, United States; citing enumeration district ED 94, sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .
  7. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 24 November 2021), Jacob Hieb, Townships 96 Ranges 60-61, Bon Homme, South Dakota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 29, sheet 7A, family 98, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,546.
  8. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 24 November 2021), Jacob B Hieb, Emanuel, Bon Homme, South Dakota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 34, sheet 4A, family 53, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1475; FHL microfilm 1,375,488.

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