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Konrad Steinbrecher (1809)

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Konrad Steinbrecher aka Steinbrecker
Born in Grimm, Saratov, Russiamap
Ancestors ancestors
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Biography

Volga German
Konrad Steinbrecher is a Volga German.
Konrad Steinbrecher has German Roots.


Family #Dh059 or Dh042 in the 1798 Dönhof census.
Family #203 and #95 in the 1834 Grimm census.


1834 Grimm Census, Family #95 [1]

Family # 95
Head of the Household Georg [sic] Heinrich Stähle, age 65
Wife Anna Margaretha Stähle age 64
Child #1 Johann Philipp Stähle, age 30
Wife of Child #2 Elisabeth Margaretha Stähle, age 31
Grandchild #1 Johann Konrad Stähle, age 12
Grandchild #2 Georg Jakob Stähle, age 9
Grandchild #3 Katharina Elisabeth Stähle, age 7
Grandchild #4 Johann Philipp Stähle, age 3
Grandchild #5 Johann Michael Stähle, age 3 months
Child #2 Johann Michael Stähle, age 25
Wife of Child #2 Elisabeth Stähle, age 24
Grandchild #6 Katharina Margaretha Stähle, age 5
Grandchild #7 Heinrich Stähle, age 2
Grandchild #8 Konrad Steinbrecker, age 6 in 1816, to household #203, grandson by an unnamed daughter


1834 Grimm Census, Family #203 [2]

Family # 203
Head of the Household Heinrich Roth, age 50 in 1816, deceased 1823
Wife Maria Katharina Roth, age 60
Child #1 Johannes Roth, age 43
Wife of Child #1 Anna Maria Roth, age 38
Child #2 Johann Peter Roth, age 22 in 1816, to household #270
Grandchild #1 Johann Georg Roth, age 6 months in 1816, to household #270
Child #3 Johann Friedrich Roth, age 8 in 1816, deceased 1821
Child #4 Johann Heinrich Roth, age 2 years 6 months in 1816, to household #324
Child #5 Johann Christoph Roth, age 1 in 1816, to household #324
Child #6 Katharina Margaretha Roth Steinbrecker [sic], age 19
Husband of Child #6 Konrad Steinbrecker [sic], age 25


Research Notes

According to notes in the 1834 census, an unknown Steinbrecker was the father of Konrad Steinbrecher. Konrad's mother was "an unnamed daughter" of Heinrich Stähle. Konrad was born in 1808, so one of Heinrich Stähle's daughters had to be old enough to have a child in that year. A review of the 1798 Grimm census shows he had only one daughter who could have been Konrad's mother: Charlotte, born in 1790. She would have been 17 at the time of Konrad's birth. [3]

As a rule, the census notes, when applicable, that a child was illegitimate. That is not the case with Konrad Steinbrecher. It appears that his mother, Charlotte, was first married to Mr. Steinbrecher. After his death, she married Johann Jakob Meisner. She was still alive at the time of the 1857 census.

It appears that after the death of Mr. Steinbrecher, she remarried, but that wasn't until after 1829. Konrad would have already been an adult, so there was no need for him to move with his mother to a new household. Additionally, Konrad did marry before 1834 and he moved to his wife's household, the Roths, family #203. He may not have lived long with his maternal grandparents after his mother remarried, if at all.

I reviewed the 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga and found Steinbrechers in only two colonies: Dönhof and Galka. [4] Dönhof was relatively close to Grimm while Galka was one of the southern colonies. It seems much more likely that Konrad's father was from Dönhof.

The following men were identified as Steinbrechers living in Dönhof in 1798:

  • Baltasar Steinbrecher, born 1752, married
  • Johannes Steinbrecher, born 1776, married
  • David Steinbrecher, born 1746, widower
  • Johann Georg Steinbrecher, born 1768, unmarried

Balthasar and David were brothers; their father was Adolph Steinbrecher from Hessen-Darmstadt.

It should also be noted that both the Stähle and Steinbrecher families immigrated first to Denmark, and then later to Russia. [5] The Stähle's ended up in Grimm, and the Steinbrecher's went to Dönhof. Despite the fact that they went to different Volga colonies, they most likely were acquainted and continued their friendships after they arrived in Russia. This may help explain how the involved parties knew each other.


Sources

  1. 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 30, family #95, Georg Heinrich Stähle family.
  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 62, family #203, Heinrich Roth 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, NE, USA; Published 1995; family #56 in the 1798 census, Charlotte Stehli, age 7.
  4. Mai, Brent Alan; 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga, Volumes 1 & 2; American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska; Published 1999 and 2005.
  5. Eichhorn, Alexander, Dr., and Dr. Jacob and Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766,, Druck and Bindung: Druckerei and Verlap Steinmeier GmbH & Co. KG, 86738, Deiningen, Germany; Published 2012; pages 254, 298, 612, 614, 667, and 674.


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