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Johann Heinrich Schultheis (1752 - bef. 1786)

Johann Heinrich (Heinrich) Schultheis aka Schultheiß
Born in Waldlaubersheim, Kreis Kreuznach, Rheinland, Preußenmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Profile last modified | Created 1 Jun 2016
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Volga German
Heinrich Schultheis is a Volga German.
Heinrich Schultheis has German Roots.

Johann Heinrich Schultheis was born in Waldlaubersheim, Kreis Kreuznach (Bad Kreuznach), Rheinland (Rhineland-Palatinate), Preußen (Germany)[1] in 1752 and died before 1786 in Grimm, Saratov, Russia.


  • 21 May 1752 - Waldlaubersheim, Kreis Kreuznach, Rheinland, Preußen[2]
  • Baptism - 23 May 1752 - Johann Henrich Schultheiß
    • Evangelisches Kirchenbuchamt Hannover; Evangelische Kirche Waldlaubersheim (Kr. Kreuznach); Parents: Johann Balthßar Schultheiß and Kathrina Schultheiß. [2]


  • Bef. 4 Jul 1766 • Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
The Kulberg Lists show that Johann Heinrich was a single farmer from Darmstadt. The distance from Waldlaubersheim to Darmstadt is 95.5 km or now 50 minute drive.[3]


  • 4 Jul 1766 • Oranienbaum, Russia
The Kulberg Lists page 96, "a Public Colonists, arrived from Lübeck on 4 Jul 1766 by the two Russian packet-boat under the command of Midshipman Mankensey, Lutheran farmer from Darmstadt, doc#1191, single."[3]


  • Aft. Jul 1766 and most likely before birth of their daughter in 1773.
  • Johann Heinrich Schultheis married Anna Catharina Busch


  • This family first settled in Grimm where they arrived before 1775 Grimm census Family#73 (but not in time to be included in the FSL) and were included in the 1775 census.[4]
  • Family #73 in the 1775 Grimm census. [5]
  • Family #86 in the 1798 Grimm census.[5]


Johann Heinrich Schultheis died before 1786. By that year, his widow had remarried and had a son with her second husband.[5]

Research Notes

Note by: Koreen Goodman

  • 4 Aug 2018 - AHSGR Grimm VCs had given me an ancestral report with notes that Dona Reeves-Marquardt found the record for the baptism of Johann Heinrich in the church records in Waldlaubersheim, Kreis Kreuznach, Rheinland. I was able to locate the record above along with his parents.


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Waldlaubersheim," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed August 5, 2018).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Description: Taufen, Heiraten, Tote u Konfirmationen 1575-1799; Rhineland, Prussia, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1533-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016. Page Number:18;10;19. Original data: Lutherische Kirchenbücher, 1533-1950. Evangelische Kirchenbuchamt Hannover, Hannover, Deutschland. This collection contains parish registers from numerous Protestant communities, the majority of which are today found in the German states of Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Pleve, Igor; Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766, “Reports by Ivan Kulberg;” Saratov State Technical University, Saratov, Russia; published in Saratov 2010. Page 96.
  4. Groh, John. AHSGR Grimm Village Coordinator, 18 Jul 2018, as told to Koreen Goodman via email. Ancestors of Conrad Schultheis report in the possession of Koreen Goodman.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 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.

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