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Johann Christian (Mentzer) Menzer (abt. 1787)

Johann Christian (Christian) Menzer formerly Mentzer aka Minzer
Born about in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 28 May 2016 | Last significant change: 22 Sep 2020
15:37: Julie (Miller) Mangano edited the Biography for Johann Christian (Mentzer) Menzer (abt.1787-). (Add 1834 census details) [Thank Julie for this]
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Volga German
Christian (Mentzer) Menzer is a Volga German.
Christian (Mentzer) Menzer has German Roots.

Family #142 in the 1798 Grimm census.
Family #234 in the 1834 Grimm census.

Spelling of name changed from Mentzer in the 1798 census to Menzer in the 1834 census.

1798 Grimm Census [1]

Family # 142
Head of the Household Jakob Mentzer, age 53
Wife Anna Maria Julanin [?], age 48
Child #1 Johann Matthias Mentzer, age 23, worker in Sebastyanovka [Anton]
Child #2 Johann Just Mentzer, age 21
Child #3 Johann[es] Mentzer, age 19, In Oleshna [Dietel], studying to become a weaver
Child #4 Johann Christian Mentzer, age 11
Child #5 Johann Heinrich Mentzer, age 8
Child #6 Maria Magdalena Mentzer, age 17

1834 Grimm Census [2]

Family # 234
Head of the Household Christian Menzer, age 46
Wife Elisabeth Menzer, age 46
Child #1 Johann Georg Menzer, age 23
Wife of Child #1 Katharina Margaretha Menzer, age 19
Child #2 Maria Barbara Menzer, age 16
Child #3 Katharina Margaretha Menzer, age 13
Child #4 Johann Adam Menzer, age 9
'Child #5 Maria Katharina Menzer, age 4
Brother-in-Law Heinrich Lonsinger, age 10 in 1816, to household #222
Sister-in-Law Anna Elisabeth Lonsinger, age 21


  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 #142 in the 1798 census, Johann Just Mentzer, age 21.
  2. 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 70-71, family #234, Christian Menzer family.

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