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Louisa (Wetzel) Grimm (abt. 1756 - bef. 1834)

Louisa Grimm formerly Wetzel
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 6 Nov 2016
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Volga German
Louisa (Wetzel) Grimm was a Volga German.
Louisa (Wetzel) Grimm has German Roots.

Family #1 in the 1775 Grimm census.
Family #1 in the first Appendix of the 1798 Grimm census.
Family #259 in the 1834 Grimm census.

According to the 1798 census, the family paid off their debts and could live freely anywhere in Russia. They were successful farmers, useful in the colony, and chose to remain in Grimm.

1775 Grimm Census [1]

Family # 1
Head of the Household Gottfried Grimm, age 48
Wife Anna Katarina [sic] Grimm, age 35
Child #1 Friedrich Grimm, age 18
Child #2 Heinrich Sebastian Grimm, age 5 years 6 months
Child #3 Christian Grimm, age 28
Wife of Child #3 Katarina [sic] Grimm, age 19
Child #4 Adolf Grimm, age 21
Wife of Child #4 Louisa Grimm, age 19
Step-Son Johann Georg Kanzler, age 3

1798 Grimm Census [2]

Family # 1 in the Appendix
Head of the Household Adolf Grimm, age 46
Wife Louisa Wetzel, age 42
Child #1 Katharina Grimm, age 18
Husband of Child #1 Michael Fritzler, age 24

Louisa is not specifically listed in the 1834 census when she would have been 78 years old. She most likely passed away prior to that year. Her husband passed away in 1828, and daughter Katharina, who married Michael Fritzler, was the de facto head of the household.

1834 Grimm Census [3]

Family # 259
Head of the Household Adolph Grimm, age 63 in 1816, deceased 1828
Child #1 Katharina Grimm Fritzler, age 54
Husband of Child #1 Michael Fritzler, age 41 in 1816, deceased 1827
Step-Grandchild #1 Johann Georg Fritzler, Michael Fritzler's son by first wife
Wife of Step-Grandchild #1 Katharina Fritzler, age 31
Step Great Grandchild #1 Maria Magdalena Fritzler, age 14
Step Great Grandchild #2 Maria Elisabeth Fritzler, age 10
Step Great Grandchild #3 Katharina Margaretha Fritzler, age 7
Step Great Grandchild #4 Johann Jakob Fritzler, age 5
Step Great Grandchild #5 Johann Konrad Fritzler, age 3
Step Great Grandchild #6 Anna Margaretha Fritzler, age 6 months
Grandchild #1 Johann Adam Fritzler, age 19


  1. 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 #1 in the 1775 Grimm census.
  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 #1 in the Appendix of the 1798 census.
  3. 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 76, family #259.

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