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Elisabeth (Rutz) Trott (1763 - bef. 1834)

Elisabeth Trott formerly Rutz
Born in Friderichsanbau, Gottorf, Denmarkmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Jun 2016
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Biography

Volga German
Elisabeth (Rutz) Trott is a Volga German.
Elisabeth (Rutz) Trott has German Roots .

Germany-Denmark-Russia

A46-2 in The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1776.

B-1394 in The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1776.

Rus7-45 in The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1776.

Family #6 in the 1798 Grimm census.

Family #74 in the 1834 Grimm census.


She was the daughter of Johann Nicolaus Rutz. Originally from Germany, he immigrated to Denmark with hundreds of other Germans, including his parents and siblings. After his arrival in Denmark he was listed separately from his father, most likely indicating he had married and started his own family. Elisabeth was probably his oldest child, born in Denmark. [1]

Danish records show that he was considered a reserve colonist, just as his father was.[1] In November of 1764 he lived at Number 3 Fraueen Fleiss in Colony G5 Friderichsanbau, in the district of Gottorf.[1] On 27 April 1765 he deserted Denmark and went to the new Colony of Doenhof in the Volga Region of Russia. His parents and siblings remained behind in Denmark.[1]

Elisabeth and her family are listed in the 1775 Dönhof census.


1775 Dönhof Census [2]

Family # 16
Head of the Household Nicholas Rutz, age 32
Wife Katharina Rutz, age 34
Child #1 Johann Wilhelm Rutz, age 9
Child #2 Georg Peter Rutz, age 3
Child #3 Elisabeth Rutz, age 11
Child #4 Eva Rutz, age 7
Child #5 Margaretha Rutz, age 5
Child #6 Eva Katharina Rutz, age 5 weeks


In 1779, Elisabeth, age 19, moved to Grimm with her sister Margaretha. She married Georg Heinrich Trott. Their first child, daughter Eva Katharina, was born two years later.

She is not specifically named in the 1834 Grimm census, but her husband and son Heinrich are. She most likely died before 1834.


1798 Grimm Census [3]

Family # 6
Head of the Household Lorenz Troudt [sic], age 56, widower [should be Trott
Child #1 Georg Heinrich Trott, age 35
Wife of Child #1 Elisabeth Rutz Trott, age 35, from Dönhof
Grandchild #1 Johann Heinrich Christian Trott, age 6
Grandchild #2 Johann Christian Trott, age 1
Grandchild #3 Eva Katharina Trott, age 14
Grandchild #4 Anna Margaretha Trott, age 11
Grandchild #5 Katharina Elisabeth Trott, age 8


She is not specifically named in the 1834 Grimm census, but her husband and son Heinrich are. While she could have remarried after the death of her husband in 1817 and was living in a different household in 1834, she most likely died before that year. Had she survived to the next census, she would have been 71 year old. A copy of the 1834 census is shown below to connect her to her sons and grandchildren.


1834 Grimm Census [4]

Family # 74
Head of the Household Moritz Drott [sic], age 73 in 1816, deceased 1817
Child #1 Heinrich Trott, age 52 in 1816, deceased 1826
Grandchild #1 Heinrich Christian Trott, age 23 in 1817, to household #9
Great Grandchild #1 Christian Jakob Trott, age 1 year 6 months in 1816, to household #9
Grandchild #2 Christian Trott, age 18 in 1816, deceased 1821
Grandchild #3 Johann Philipp Trott, age 33
Wife of Grandchild #3 Maria Elisabeth Trott, age 30
Great Grandchild #2 Johann Heinrich Trott, age 7
Great Grandchild #3 Christian Jakob Trott, age 4
Great Grandchild #4 Philipp Trott, age 2
Great Grandchild #5 Johann Jakob Trott, age 6 weeks
Grandchild #4 Christian Trott, age 22
Wife of Grandchild #4 Katharina Trott, age 24
Great Grandchild #6 Anna Margaretha Trott, age 3 months
Grandchild #5 Johann Philipp Trott age 25, illegitimate grandson by an unnamed daughter
Wife of Grandchild #5 Elisabeth Trott, age 25
Great Grandchild #7 Johannes Trott, age 3
Great Grandchild #8 Katharina Trott, age 3 months


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Eichhorn, Dr. Alexander, Dr. Jacob and Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766; Bonn, Germany and Midland Michigan, USA; Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, Deiningen, Germany, 2012; page 571, family B-1394.
  2. The 1775 and 1798 Census Revisions of The Volga German Colony of Gololobovka, also known as Dönhof; Published by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; Published date: 1995; family #16, Nicholas Rutz family.
  3. 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 #6, Lorenz Troudt [sic] family.
  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 24, family #74, Moritz Drott/Trott family.


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