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Maria Barbara (Jaeger) Happel (abt. 1769 - bef. 1797)

Maria Barbara (Barbara) Happel formerly Jaeger
Born about in Dietel, Saratov, Russiamap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Oct 2016
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Volga German
Barbara (Jaeger) Happel is a Volga German.
Barbara (Jaeger) Happel has German Roots.

Family #104 in the 1798 Grimm census.

Maria Barbara Jäger was born about 1769 in Dietel, Russia, to parents Adam and Elisabeth Jäger. For more information about her parents, see Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Band 1. [1]

She married Johannes (Gabel) Happel by 1790 and son Johann Georg Happel was born the following year.

1798 Grimm Census [2]

Family # 104
Head of the Household Johannes Gapel [Happel?], age 66
Wife Johanna Schultz Gapel [Happel?] from Sarepta, age 40, second wife
Child #1 Louisa Gabel/Gapel/Happel, age 5, daughter of Johanna Schultz, born out of wedlock
Child #2 Johannes Gapel [Happel?], age 29
Wife of Child #2 Maria Barbara Jäger Gapel [Happel?], age 29, from Dietel
Grandchild #1 Georg Gapel [Happel?], age 7
Child #3 Johann Georg Gapel [Happel?], age 25
Wife of Child #2 Elizabeta [sic] Felde Gapel [Happel?], age 24
Grandchild #2 Katharina Gapel [Happel?], age 6 months

By 1834, he was married to a second wife, Anna Barbara. This indicates that his first wife Maria Barbara Jäger was deceased.


  1. Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Band 1, Herausgegeben von Alfred Eisfeld under Mitarbeit von Sabine Eichwald, Published by the Nordost-Instsitut - 38085 Göttingen, 2005; page 285, family #15. Surname in this source is listed as Järger, probably in error.
  2. The 1775 and 1798 Census of the German Colony on the Volga, Lesnoy Karamysh, also known as Grimm; Published by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; Published date: 1995; family #104 in the 1798 census.

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