Bauer (Schäfer)

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Bauer (Schäfer)
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

There are three Bauer families that settled in the Volga German colony of Schäfer on 1 August 1766. All three came from the German village of Winterbach in the Zweibrücken region. They are assumed to be a father and two sons:

(1) Johann Peter Bauer (age 50), farmer, and his family are recorded on the 1767 census of Schäfer in Household No. 7.

(2) August Bauer (age 26), farmer, and his family are recorded on the 1767 census of Schäfer in Household No. 6.

(3) Konrad Bauer (age 20), farmer, and his wife are recorded on the 1767 census of Schäfer in Household No. 8.

Sources: 

- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Sf03, Sf11, Sf19.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 90, 91.

Researcher(s): 

Brent Mai

Immigrated to the following locations: 

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies

Immigration Locations