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Christoph Peter Kober (abt. 1772)

Christoph Peter Kober
Born about in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Husband of — married before 1795 [location unknown]
Died [date unknown] in Franzosen, Saratov, Russiamap
Profile last modified | Created 21 May 2016
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Volga German
Christoph Kober was a Volga German.
Christoph Kober has German Roots.

Family #56 in the 1775 Grimm census.
Family #Fz22 inthe 1798 Franzosen census.

1775 Grimm Census [1]

Family # 56
Head of the Household Michael Kober, age 33
Wife Elisabeth Kober, age 35
Child #1 Philipp Michael Kober, age 5
Child #2 Christoph Peter Kober, age 3
Child #3 Rosina Kober, age 15
Child #4 Katharina Kober, age 9

According to research done by the Center for Volga German Studies at Concordia University, Portland, Oregon, Christoph Peter Kober moved to Franzosen. [2]

It was there that he married widow Elisabeth Schreiner Vogel, becoming step-father to her four children ranging in age from 4 to 15. Their father was Christian Vogel from Holstein.

  • Andreas Vogel, born 1783
  • Karl Vogel, born 1789
  • Maria Dorothea Vogel, born 1791
  • Maria Katharina Vogel, born 1794

By 1798, he had married Elisabeth and the couple had two children of their own:

  • Nikolaus, born 1796
  • Katharina Elisabeth, born 1798

1798 Franzosen Census [3]

Family # 22
Head of the Household Christoph Kober, age 26, from Grimm
Wife Elisabeth Schreiner Kober, age 37, deceased husband Christian Vogel from Holstein
Child #1 Nikolaus Kober, age 2
Child #2 Katharina Elisabeth Kober, age 3 months
Child #3 Andreas Vogel, age 15, father was Christian Vogel
Child #4 Karl Vogel, age 9, father was Christian Vogel
Child #5 Maria Dorothea Vogel, age 7, father was Christian Vogel
Child #6 Maria Katharina Vogel, age 4, father was Christian Vogel


  1. 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 #56 in the 1775 census, Michael Kober family.
  2. online database, research from Concordia University Center for Volga German Studies, Who Are Volga Germans, Settlements, Original, Grimm, see
  3. Mai, Brent Alan; 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga, Volume 1; American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska; Published 1999 and 2005; page 426, family #Fz22, Christoph Kober family.

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