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Matthias Krug (abt. 1769)

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Matthias Krug
Born about in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Husband of — married about 1792 in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Husband of — married before 1798 in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified 10 Dec 2019 | Created 19 May 2016
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Biography

Volga German
Matthias Krug is a Volga German.
Matthias Krug has German Roots.


Family #49 in the 1775 Grimm census.
Family #73 in the 1798 Grimm census.
Family #162 in the 1834 Grimm census.


Matthias Krug was born in 1769, according to the 1775 Grimm census. His parents were originally German settlers in Denmark, who chose to immigrate to Russia in 1765. [1] They had no children when they arrived in Denmark in 1761. [1] However, according to the 1775 Grimm census, the couple had a daughter who was 10 years old, born in late 1764 or 1765, most likely born in Denmark.

Matthias is first mentioned in the 1775 Grimm census as a 6 year old. He was probably born in Grimm, but may have been born in a village where the couple lived temporarily before their move to Grimm.


1775 Grimm Census [2]

Family # 49
Head of the Household Johann Georg Krug, age 49
Wife Katharina Krug, age 43
Child #1 Matthias Krug, age 6
Child #2 Elisabeth Krug, age 10
Child #3 Barbara Krug, age 8
Child #4 Anna Maria Krug, age 4


By 1798, his parents are no longer listed in the census that came out that year, and sisters Anna Maria and Barbara are listed as having moved to Galka. [3]


1798 Grimm Census[3]

Family # 73
Head of the Household Mathias Krug, age 29
Wife Elisabeth Braun, age 29
Child #1 Johann Adam Krug, age 3
Child #2 Anna Katharina Krug, age 5
Child #3 Katharina Barbara Krug, age 1
Wife's Stepmother Elisabeth Braun, age 64


In the 1834 census, his wife is named as Maria Elisabeth, nine years younger than him. She is different from his wife in the 1798 census, Elisabeth Braun, who was the same age as Matthias. There is a gap of 15 years between the births of his daughter Katharina Barbara and son Johannes. This typically indicates that his first wife passed away at some point between those two births and that he remarried at a later date, most likely by 1811 to leave enough time for marriage and a pregnancy.


1834 Grimm Census [4]

Family # 162
Head of the Household Mattias Krug, age 65
Wife Maria Elisabeth Krug, age 56
Child #1 Johann Adam Krug, age 38
Wife of Child #1 Anna Katharina Krug, age 34
Grandchild #1 Katharina Elisabeth Krug, age 11
Grandchild #2 Margaretha Barbara Krug, age 6
Grandchild #3 Johann Jakob Krug, age 1
Child #2 Johannes Krug, age 22
Child #3 Maria Magdalena Krug, age 19


He was not named in the 1857 census, and his son Johannes Krug had taken over as head of the household. [5] Matthias was most likely deceased. Had he survived, he would have been 88 years old that year.


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Eichhorn, Alexander, Dr., and Dr. Jacob and Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766, Druck and Bindung: Druckerei and Verlap Steinmeier GmbH & Co. KG, 86738, Deiningen, Germany; Published 2012; pages 263, 490, and 673.
  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 #49 in the 1775 Grimm census, Johann Georg Krug family.
  3. 3.0 3.1 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 #73 in the 1798 census, Mathias Krug family; D-5 in Appendix, Barbara Krug married Heinrich Schneider and moved to Galka m 1787; and D-35 in Appendix, Anna Maria Krug married in Galka in 1790.
  4. 1834 Census of Grimm in the District of Saratov, Russia, dated 2 February 1835; Translated by Brent Mai, Concordia University, Portland, Oregon; Published by Dynasty Publishing, Beaverton, OR, USA; Published 2011; page 50, family #162, Mattias Krug family.
  5. 1857 Census of Grimm in the District of Saratov, Russia, dated 5 November 1857; Translated by Brent Mai, Concordia University, Portland, Oregon; Published by Dynasty Publishing, Beaverton, OR, USA; Published 2005; page 70, family #184, Johannes Krug family.


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