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Maria Katharina Margaretha (Schickendanz) Albrandt (abt. 1756 - bef. 1834)

Maria Katharina Margaretha (Katharina) Albrandt formerly Schickendanz
Born about in Germanymap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Aug 2016
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Biography

Volga German
Katharina (Schickendanz) Albrandt is a Volga German.
Katharina (Schickendanz) Albrandt has German Roots.

Family #47 in the 1798 Grimm census.

After searching through German birth records, it looks as though her surname was misspelled either by the original census taker or the translator. The translator has placed a question mark after the LNAB, so clearly there was concern about the spelling. The German records I searched most commonly spelled the surname Schickendanz or Schickentanz. I am using this spelling: Schickendanz. The others will be listed as alternate versions of the name.

In the 1767 Grimm census, she is called Maria Margaretha Schekendanz, daughter of Georg Schekendanz, an orphan who was living with the Konrad Leonhard family. Unfortunately it doesn't give her age, so one must refer to another census with her name and work backwards with her current age to get an estimated birth year. She was 42 years old in 1798, which gives her a birth year of about 1756. This matches the 1775 census, which gives her age as 19, giving her a birth year of 1756.


The only difference is that she is referred to by three different names in each census:

  • 1767: Maria Margaretha
  • 1775: Katharina
  • 1798: Maria Katharina

This may be one of those cases where she actually had three names: Maria Katharina Margaretha. It also could be that there was a census taker error in the 1767 census. But clearly, they all refer to the same person.


1767 Grimm Census [1]

Family # 80a
Head of the Household Maria Margaretha Schekendanz [Schickendanz]
Father Georg Schekendanz
Note Lives with Konrad Leonhard family, family #80.


1775 Grimm Census [2]

Family # 155
Head of the Household Konrad Leonhard, age 46
Wife Anna Margaretha Leonhard, age 62, second wife
Child #1 Johann Jakob Leonhard, age 19 years 6 months
Child #2 Philipp Leonhard, age 10
Orphan Katharina Schikendans [?]


1798 Grimm Census [3]

Family # 47
Head of the Household Andreas Albrandt, age 57
Wife Maria Katharina Schiketanz [?], age 42, second wife
Child #1 Johann Philipp Albrandt, age 22
Child #2 Johann Konrad Albrandt, age 17
Child #3 Heinrich Adolph Albrandt, age 15
Child #4 Johannes Albrandt, age 11
Child #5 Johann Heinrich Albrandt, age 5
Child #6 Margaretha Elisabeth Albrandt, age 20
Child #7 Margaretha Albrandt, age 18
Child #8 Katharina Albrandt, age 9
Child #9 Louisa Gertrude Albrandt, age 3
Child #10 Elisabeth Margaretha Albrandt, age 2
Child #11 Elisabeth Margaretha Albrandt, age 28, by first wife


Maria Katharina Margaretha is not listed in the 1834 census with any of her sons and their families. [4] It's possible that she remarried after her husband's death and was living in another family, and it's also possible that she passed away. Had she survived, she would have been 78 years old.


Sources

  1. Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Herausgegeben von Alfred Eisfeld under Mitarbeit von Sabine Eichwald, Published by the Nordost-Instsitut - 38085 Göttingen, 2005; page 84, family #80a.
  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 #155 in the 1775 census.
  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 #47 in the 1798 census.
  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.


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