Kirschbaum / Kerschbaum

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Johann Bernhardt Kirschbaum was born 19 October 1707 in Hochstatten, Pfalz, Germany. His parents were Johann Peter Kirschbaum and Agnesia Meissenheimer. He married Catharina Margaretha Bender on 2 February 1736. The father’s name is listed as “Bernhard” in Kulberg and “Leonhard” in the Transport. He has died by the time the Frank 1767 Census was taken - the mother is listed as a widow.

The family relocated to Kolb prior to the 1798 census.


- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Ko39.
- Mai, Brent Alan, trans. & ed.  Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga: 1766-1767 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1998): A-127.
- Parish records of Hochstätten (FHL Film #193900).
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 3504.


Maggie Hein

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies