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Balthasar Hieb (1822 - 1907)

Balthasar Hieb
Born in Neudorf, Glückstal, Odessa, South Russiamap
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Husband of — married about 1850 in Neudorf, Glückstal, Odessa, South Russiamap
Died at age 84 in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United Statesmap
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Balthasar was born on December 27, 1822 in the village of Neudorf in the Glückstal district of the Odessa area and Black Sea region of South Russia to Johann Adam Hieb and Magdalena (Kirschenmann) Hieb. he was the fourth of his father's 15 children and the fourth of his mother's 7 children.[1][2]


Balthasar married twice.

Sometime before 1849, around the age of 27, Balthasar married Elisabeth Trefz (1827-1873) in Neudorf.

  1. Wilhelm (1849-1850)
  2. Margaretha (1851-1851)
  3. Unnamed Son (1852-1852)
  4. Gottlieb (1853-1912)
  5. Georg (1855-1933)
  6. Jacob (1857-1933)
  7. Friedrich (1859-1930)
  8. Balthasar (1862-1865)
  9. Wilhelm (1864-1939)
  10. Balthasar (1866-1943)

On June 18, 1874, at the age of 51, Balthasar married Margaretha Kirschenmann (1823-unknown) in the nearby village of Bergdorf.[3]


Sometime in 1894, around the age of 72, Balthasar immigrated to America.[2]


On October 1, 1907, at the age of 84, Balthasar passed away in Lodi, CA. He is buried in Lodi Memorial Park and Cemetery.[4][1]

Census Data

1858 Neudorf Census:
Age 35, living in Neudorf, South Russia with his wife, 3 sons, his parents, and 10 siblings and their families.[5]
Family #97
Adam Hieb 66 - Wife: Katharina 40
Sons: Balthas 35 - Wife: Elisabetha 31
     Sons: Gottlieb 5, Georg 3, Jakob 1
Wilhelm 28 - Wife: Maria 22
     Son: Georg 1
     Daughter: Karolina 3
Jakob 24 - Wife: Klara 22
Adam 19, Johann 15, Georg 11, Theobald 6, Daniel ½
Daughters: Margaretha 41, Barbara 16, Katharina 8
1900 U.S. Census:
Age 77, living in Marion, Turner, SD with his son and his family.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Find A Grave: Memorial #127565328
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 23 July 2021), Balthaser Heib in household of Jacob Heib, Marion Township Marion village, Turner, South Dakota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 326, sheet 8A, family 129, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,554.
  3. "Россия, дубликаты Лютеранских метрических книг, 1833-1885," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), Kherson > Tiraspol′ > Bergdorf: Bergdorf > 1874: Births, marriages, deaths ( 828-14/199) > image 17 of 25; Russland Historischen Staatsarchiv, St. Petersburg (Konsistorium Petersburg. Russian State Historical Archive), St. Petersburg.
  4. "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 December 2020), Balthaser Hieb, 1907.
  5. 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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