Filbert / Philbert

Spelling Variations: 
Filbert
Philbert
Settled in the Following Colonies: 
Discussion & Documentation: 

Johann Peter Pfilbert was born on 27 September 1708 in Gronau, northeast of Frankfurt am Main. He married in Gronau on 25 August 1733 to Anna Maria Stock (born 8 November 1716).

They immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) where he died on 21 May 1761 in the colony of Thoring.

His sons Johann Georg & Johann Nikolaus immigrated to Schilling and are recorded there on the 1775 census in Households No. 4 & 5. 

By the time of the 1798 Census, some Filbert descendants were living in Beideck.

Sources: 

- 1775 Schilling Census.
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): 400.
- Lang, Gerhard. German Colonists of Denmark on the Volga.
- 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): Bd94, Sg095, Sg096, Sg099.

Researcher(s): 

Gerhard Lang

Volga Colonies