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Margaretha (Welter) Wagner (1755 - abt. 1834)

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Margaretha Wagner formerly Welter aka Kohlner
Born in Trier, Saarburg Deutschlandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and
Wife of — married 1775 (to about 1784) in Chasselois, Russiamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Graf, (Krutoyarovka), Russiamap
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Margaretha (Welter) Wagner has German Roots.
Volga German
Margaretha (Welter) Wagner is a Volga German.

Margaretha Welter, was born in 1755, Trier, Germany. She died abt 1834, in Graf, Russia.

Margaretha Welter, age 17, arrived in the Colony of Chasselois, Russia with her widowed mother, Maria, age 48. It is likely that her father died on the way to the Colonies. Margaretha Welter's sister Anna Barbara age 24 was married to Hermann Marz, they were in household #14[1]

Margaretha Welter married widower Peter Kohlner about 1775, in Chasselois, Russia. She would have been about 20 years old, Peter would have been about 48. Their daughter Katharina was born in 1776, Chasselous, Russia.Marriage date based on daughter's birth year.

In 1798, Margaretha Welter is in the Colony of Graf, where she is married to Peter Wagner, age 42. There are five children in the household. Her eldest daughter, Katharina Kohlner, is married to Andreas Jakel/Eckel in household #5[2]

1834, Graf, Russia, Margareta Welter Wagner and husband Peter Wagner are listed, the census record seems unclear if they had already died, they would have been in their 80s, which would be quite an age for that time period. [3]


  1. household #12, Welter, Maria, Kolonie Cheisol, p. 252, Book 1, Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 by Igor Pleve
  2. p 449, Household #21, Graf, Vol. 1, 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga, Brent Alan Mai
  3. p153, Dec 10, 1834 Census of the Colony of Graf (Krutoyarovka) Russia, Translated by Pavel (Paul) M. Leus, Compiled by Kevin D. Rupp, 2001

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