David Muth Sr
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Johann David Muth Sr (1837 - 1906)

Johann David (David) Muth Sr
Born in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Otis, Rush County, Kansas, United Statesmap
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Volga German
David Muth Sr is a Volga German.
David Muth Sr has German Roots.

Family #220 in the 1857 Grimm census.

1857 Grimm Census [1]

Family # 220
Head of the Household Johann Friedrich Muth, age 54
Wife Anna Margaretha Muth, age 51
Child #1 Georg Jakob Muth, age 31
Wife of Child #1 Anna Maria Muth, age 31
Grandchild #1 Johann Peter Muth, age 10
Grandchild #2 Johann Jakob Muth, age 7 years 3 months
Grandchild #3 Heinrich Muth, age 5
Grandchild #4 Katharina Margaretha Muth, age 1
Child #2 David Muth, age 19
Child #3 Georg Friedrich Muth, age 15
Child #4 Georg Peter Muth, age 12
Child #5 Johann Heinrich Muth, age 2 in 1850, deceased 1857

Maryland, Baltimore Passenger Lists Index, 1820-1897 [2]

Name: David Muth
Event Type: Immigration
Event Date: 1887
Event Place: Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 49
Birth Year (Estimated): 1838
Birthplace: Russia
Ship Name: Herman

In the Ancestry passenger manifest collection, his surname is misspelled as "Meeth."

Baltimore, Passenger Lists, 1820-1964 [3]

Name: David Meeth [sic]
Gender: Male
Birthdate: 1838
Age: 49
Arrival Date: 12 Feb 1887
Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany
Ship Name: Hermann
Port of Arrival: New York, New York [sic]
Page: 6
Traveling with
Anna Muth, wife
Anna Muth, daughter, born 1873
Alexander Muth, son, born 1876
Friedrich Muth, son, born 1879

1900 United States Federal Census [4]

Name: David Muth
Age: 62
Birth Date: Aug 1837
Birthplace: Russia
Home in 1900: Pleasantdale, Rush, Kansas
Sheet Number: 2
Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 24
Family Number: 24
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1887
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name: Anna Muth
Marriage Year: 1859
Father's Birthplace: Russia
Mother's Birthplace: Russia
Naturalization: Na
Occupation: Farmer
Months Not Employed: 0
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Can Speak English: No
House Owned or Rented: O
Home Free or Mortgaged: F
Farm or House: F
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
David Muth 62
Anna Muth 62
Alexander Muth 25
Mollie Muth 19
Fred J Muth 21

Find A Grave Burial Record [5]

Name: David Muth Sr
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 12 Aug 1837
Birth Place: Russia
Death Date: 13 Mar 1906
Death Place:Otis, Rush County, Kansas, United States of America
Cemetery: Otis Methodist Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Otis, Rush County, Kansas, United States of America
Has Bio?: Y
Spouse:Anna Elisabeth [Dumler] Muth
Alexander Muth
Georg Jacob Muth
Johann Friedrich Muth
David Muth


  1. 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 83, family #220, Johann Friedrich Muth family.
  2. Maryland, Baltimore Passenger Lists Index, 1820-1897, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9F-J3ZJ : 16 March 2018), David Muth, 1887; citing NARA microfilm publication M327 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 417,305.
  3. Selected Passenger and Crew Lists and Manifests. National Archives, Washington, D.C. David Muth, born 1838, departed from Bremen, arrived 12 February 1887 in Baltimore, Maryland. The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Records of the US Customs Service, RG36; NAI Number: 2655153; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787-2004; Record Group Number: 85. Ancestry.com. Baltimore, Passenger Lists, 1820-1964 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. See: https://ancstry.me/2L8GEra.
  4. 1900 United States Federal Census, David Muth, age 62, born in Russia, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pleasantdale, Rush, Kansas; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0247; FHL microfilm: 1240498. Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. See: https://ancstry.me/2LgIJ3q.
  5. Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 30 August 2019), memorial page for David Muth, Sr (12 Aug 1837–13 Mar 1906), Find A Grave: Memorial #89053850, citing Otis Methodist Cemetery, Otis, Rush County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Cemetery Jones (contributor 47443234).

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